PROJECT GOAL: The inequality being addressed is indoor air pollution, which particularly affects low-income households, children, and elderly. Our project intends to improve indoor air quality by using our device to automatically open windows once detecting harmful indoor air pollutants and automatically opening windows, thus promoting one’s health in an accessible way.
Our product is considerably helpful for children, elderly, and people in low-income households. The product can automatically open your window once it detects harmful air levels, promoting air quality in low-income households who tend to live near industrial facilities or high-traffic roads. It also benefits elderly and children who are vulnerable to health problems, such as cardiovascular or respiratory diseases. These diseases become worse when exposed to polluted air, so by making the product accessible, we can help ensure that all communities have access to technology that improves indoor air pollution regardless of their age or income.