C2 is ushering in a new era of air quality

Today, I’m excited to introduce you to a new chapter in human health and wellness. C2 is ushering in a new age of air quality. We’re redefining the boundaries of human vitality, and bringing forth a future where individuals thrive and flourish indoors.

Our mission is rooted in the belief that nothing is more important than the air we breathe. Nothing. We are changing the breathing experience and we are committed to protecting people from invisible threats and vulnerabilities that they cannot anticipate by transforming environments from the INSIDE-OUT.

We create HiPure indoor environments that are essential to peak physiological and cognitive performance of all within the space by leveraging the intrinsic nature of how we were intentionally designed to breathe. HiPure air is attainable, achievable, and accessible – for all of us.

C2 HiPure environments are not just pure – they are verifiably pure. We give you visibility to the invisible. You have a right to know what you are breathing – in your living spaces and workspaces. We can help you create, measure and certify your environment to the highest standard of purity.

We are proud to be at the forefront of this transformational change. And we are even more excited about the opportunities that lie ahead.

Our vision is audacious and our commitment is unwavering. We invite you to join us on this journey, to embrace the possibilities of the future, and take advantage of an unprecedented opportunity to improve your quality of life.

Welcome to the new era of air. Go ahead, breathe it in!

Yours in health and vitality,

Kirk Langston CEO, C2

Unraveling the Science of Bipolar Ionization: Why Ion Density Matters

By: Kirk Langston

Dive into the intricate world of Bipolar Ionization and understand the importance of ion density. Discover how this technology influences air quality, health, and overall well-being.

Introduction to Bipolar Ionization

Bipolar Ionization, a term that seems straight out of a science fiction novel, yet it’s a technology that’s part of our everyday life. It has been used for decades to improve air quality, eliminating harmful contaminants and airborne pathogens. But why does Ion Density matter? Let’s delve deep into this scientific marvel to understand its significance better.

Understanding the Basics of Bipolar Ionization

Before we venture further, it’s crucial to grasp the fundamentals. Bipolar ionization is a technology that uses voltage to ionize or charge molecules in the air. The process creates positive and negative ions, hence the term “bipolar.” These ions then bind to airborne contaminants like dust, bacteria, and viruses, neutralizing them and significantly improving air quality.

The Underlying Science of Bipolar Ionization

The process might seem complex, but it’s really not that intimidating once you understand the science. At its core, bipolar ionization emulates what Mother Nature does. Think about the fresh air after a thunderstorm; that’s nature’s version of bipolar ionization.

Why Ion Density in Bipolar Ionization Matters

Now that we have a rudimentary understanding of bipolar ionization let’s explore why ion density matters. In simple terms, ion density refers to the number of ions in a given area. The denser the ions, the more potent the neutralizing effect. It’s like having a larger army in the battlefield; the more soldiers, the better the chances of winning the war against airborne contaminants.

Measuring Ion Density in Bipolar Ionization

Measuring ion density isn’t as simple as using a yardstick. It requires specialized equipment, such as an ion counter, to get accurate readings. By ensuring the right ion density, you can optimize the effectiveness of bipolar ionization systems.

The Role of Ion Density in Air Quality

The role ion density plays in improving air quality cannot be overstated. A higher ion density translates to more ions available to neutralize contaminants, thereby purifying the air more efficiently. Essentially, the higher the ion density, the better the air quality.

Impacts of Ion Density on Health and Well-being

A higher ion density can contribute significantly to your health and well-being. By neutralizing harmful particles and pathogens in the air, it reduces the risk of allergies, respiratory conditions, and infections.

The Crucial Balance in Ion Density

Despite the benefits of high ion density, it’s important to strike a balance. Too many ions could lead to ozone production, which is detrimental to air quality and health. It’s about finding the sweet spot – enough ions to neutralize contaminants effectively but not so many as to cause harm.

Effect of Bipolar Ionization on Viruses and Bacteria

Bipolar ionization has shown promising results in neutralizing harmful viruses and bacteria. Studies indicate that a higher ion density could render these pathogens inactive, significantly reducing the spread of diseases.

Using Bipolar Ionization in HVAC Systems

HVAC systems are increasingly incorporating bipolar ionization to improve air quality. The ion density in these systems is carefully regulated to ensure optimal performance and maintain a healthy indoor environment.

Maintaining Optimal Ion Density in Bipolar Ionization

Keeping a check on ion density is critical for the efficient functioning of bipolar ionization systems. This section discusses the various ways to maintain optimal ion density.

The Future of Bipolar Ionization and Ion Density

Bipolar ionization technology is constantly evolving, with ion density playing a pivotal role. The future holds exciting prospects, with more effective and energy-efficient systems on the horizon.

Conclusion: Unraveling the Impact of Ion Density in Bipolar Ionization

In our journey of understanding bipolar ionization, it’s clear that ion density plays a crucial role. The right balance of ion density not only improves air quality but also contributes to health and well-being. As science advances, the potential for this technology only seems to be growing.

What is a HiPure Environment?

A HiPure™ Environment is the embodiment of the finest indoor air quality, aligning with the strictest criteria set by leading global air quality authorities. Such an environment ensures more than just clean air; it promises optimal air purity and overall health. Beyond mere air cleanliness, it transforms your living environments into spaces of purity, wellness, and sustainability, where residents thrive in health and vitality. A HiPure™ Environment is a sanctuary that enables both mental and physical well-being.

The Health Benefits of a HiPure Environment in Light of Rising Air Pollution Concerns

By: Adam Wood

In an era where air pollution is emerging as a silent yet potent threat to public health, the significance of living in a HiPure™ Environment has never been more pronounced. A recent study, as highlighted by KSL.com, involving over 9,000 children, underscores the alarming reality that there might be no “safe level” of air pollution. This revelation amplifies the importance of environments like HiPure™, which promise not just clean air but an optimal indoor atmosphere that fosters both mental and physical well-being.

The study, conducted by the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, revealed that even air pollution levels previously deemed “safe” by federal standards could impair cognitive and emotional development in adolescents. Such findings are a stark reminder of the insidious nature of air pollutants and their far-reaching impacts on human health, especially the vulnerable young population.

A HiPure™ Environment, in this context, emerges as a beacon of hope. It ensures an indoor space that is not just about clean air but is a holistic sanctuary of health. Such an environment guarantees optimal air purity, which is crucial given the study’s findings on the detrimental effects of even low levels of pollutants like PM2.5 on brain health. By minimizing exposure to these harmful pollutants, a HiPure™ Environment can play a pivotal role in safeguarding cognitive and emotional development in children and adolescents.

Moreover, the broader implications of living in a HiPure™ Environment extend beyond just cognitive health. Clean air is synonymous with better respiratory health, reduced allergies, and a lower risk of chronic diseases. In a world where even minimal air pollution can have significant health repercussions, the promise of a breathable, healthy environment that a HiPure™ setting offers becomes invaluable.

In conclusion, as research continues to shed light on the profound health implications of air pollution, the need for sanctuaries like a HiPure™ Environment becomes paramount. It’s not just about clean air; it’s about ensuring a future where our children can thrive mentally, physically, and emotionally, unburdened by the invisible threats lurking in the air they breathe.

C2 Sensor Setup Guide

Before you begin

Prior to setting up your monitor, please make sure to have everything that’s written in the checklist below.

  1. Monitor, USB Adapter and USB Cable
  2. Wi-Fi network (802.11 b/g/n @ 2.4GHz) with WPA/WPA2-personal security. A dedicated 5GHz network is not supported.
  3. Mobile phone running iOS 11 or Android 4.4 and versions above
  4. The latest “C2” app downloaded from either the App Store or Play Store
  5. Connect your mobile device to the same Wi-Fi (for example, “MyHomeWiFi”) that you want your monitor to connect to

Create your account

  1. Download the “C2” app from the App Store or Play Store.
  2. Tap on the “Sign Up” button. You will be asked to provide a few pieces of information such as your email address and name. You will receive an email from no-reply@c2pure.com to verify your email address and activate your C2 account
  3. Please check your spam folder just in case the verification email goes in there. Once you’ve verified your email address by clicking on the link in the email that you received, you would be able to log in to the C2 app.

Connect the monitor to your Wi-Fi network

  1. Plug in your monitor to a wall outlet and place it in the room that you’d like to monitor. You may refer to this article for a guide on the ideal locations to place your C2.
  2. Prior to connecting the monitor to your Wi-Fi network, please make sure to turn off your VPN connection and mobile data as the VPN and mobile data connections will interfere with the setup process and cause it to fail. You would also need to switch on Location Permissions on your mobile device. Local permission is needed so the app can detect the user’s WiFi name and assist them in setting up the device. We do not gather any location data. This is needed primarily during the setup process. Once your monitor has connected to your network, you can switch off location permissions.
  3. Tap on the “Setup My First monitor” on the C2 app and the app will guide you through the setup process.

During the setup process, you will notice the lights on your C2 Smart Air Monitor change. The various colors of the light show the state of your device. The definition of each light color is listed below.

  • Solid Blue – Setup mode and is waiting to be connected to a Wi-Fi network
  • Blinking Green – Connecting to the Wi-Fi network stored in its memory
  • Solid Green – Connected to the Wi-Fi network and waiting for the Wi-Fi network to give it access to connect to the internet
  • Flashing Light Blue and Red – Connected to the internet and trying to connect to the C2 Cloud
  • Flashing Purple – Downloading a firmware update and updating the firmware of your C2 monitor
  • Light Switched Off – Monitor is connected and now sensing the air

Troubleshooting network configuration

  1. There may be instances where your network has been customized to block or restrict certain connections thereby prohibiting the C2 monitor from being set up. Please refer to this article to understand the ports that C2 uses.
  2. Some Wi-Fi routers may also have outdated firmware that may prohibit connectivity. To make sure that your router has the latest firmware version, please log in to your router’s admin panel and check the firmware version and update it. The router model that encounter this issue is the ASUS RT-ACRH13. If you have a different router model and are unable to set up your device, please reach out to us by clicking here and going to the contact section of the page.

Not seeing my monitor in the app after successful setup

If you don’t see your C2 after you’ve successfully set up your C2, please reach out to us by clicking here. To help us assist you, please include your C2 account email and the MAC address of your device (found at the bottom of the device).