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Healthy Breathing Month: Air Purifiers

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For those of us who suffer from asthma & other breathing issues, it’s a scary thought that the very air that we breathe can be a big part of frequent flare-ups. A top-quality air purifier can be an excellent option to clean the air in our homes and eliminate many of these triggers. We thought that Healthy Breathing Month would be a great time to share this little go-to guide about our WINIX air purifiers especially for those of us who suffer from respiratory issues.

Healthy Breathing Month: Air Purifiers

At it’s most basic, our WINIX air purifiers will actively remove asthma and allergy triggers from your air (airborne dust, mould spores, dust mites and VOCs are a few examples)

WINIX air purifiers will reduce/remove:

  • Airborne viruses and bacteria (filter harmful viruses, bacteria & other contaminants to protect the health of the young & elderly members of your family)
  • Unpleasant odours and VOCs (such as harmful chemical vapours & gases)
  • Pollens and other airborne particles (seasonal pollen & allergens can cause breathing problems, sneezing, itchy skin & sore eyes to sufferers of hay fever and asthma)
Our air purifiers also work great for all of the pet-lovers out there by removing pet hair and dander allergens from the air. They also do a great job of providing clean breathing air for our furry friends.
Our Ultimate 5-Stage WINIX air purifiers also feature air quality smart sensors that will automatically adjust the settings to suit the changing indoor environment

Healthy Breathing Month Special

Make sure not to miss out on our ‘Healthy Breathing Month Special’ on right now, giving you an additional 10% off of our already reduced sale prices. Please note that this offer is for over the phone purchases only, when you mention “Air Treatment Month”. So if you’ve been thinking about an air purifier purchase, now is a great time to buy!

Visit our website today to find out all about our WINIX air purifier range & give us a call to take advantage of this very limited special. All of the details here

Stay tuned to this space throughout ‘Healthy Breathing Month’ as we’ll be spotlighting more great information and resources to help you & your family to breathe easier.

Cheers,

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au

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Healthy Breathing Month

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In addition to our great special, ‘Healthy Breathing Month’ is about us bringing you great information and resources to help you & your family to breathe easier.

We’ve got a couple of excellent fact sheets for you here from our friends over at Sensitive Choice, make sure to take a look:

Dust Mites

House Dust Mites by Sensitive Choice

Dust mites can be a serious health problem for many people that can often be prevented through the use of a quality dehumidifier. Reduce the moisture levels in your home to remove ideal breading conditions for these nasties! Quality air purifiers can also do a great job of cleaning your air of these little critters.

 

 

Allergy Triggers

Know Your Triggers by Sensitive Choice

This one has some great information all about Allergy Triggers, including those from our furry friends! Several of these such as dust mites & mould can be prevented through the use of a quality dehumidifier. A high quality air purifier can prove a life-saver for many of us with allergies by actively cleaning these allergy triggers right from your air!

Thanks Sensitive Choice!

For more about Ausclimate’s National Asthma Council Sensitive Choice approved NWT Dehumidifier & WINIX Air-Purifier range, give us a visit at http://www.ausclimate.com.au


 

Healthy Breathing Month Special

For the month of March, we are proud to be offering an EXTRA 10% OFF* our already reduced Ausclimate website special sale prices store-wide when you mention “Healthy Breathing Month”.

This rare special is our way of helping to provide much-needed relief to our customers by making it a little easier to get products that can make a real health difference into the hands of those who can use them most!

To take advantage of this offer, please visit the Ausclimate website to view our full range of dehumidifiers & air purifiers, then call us on 1800 122 100 (freecall), making sure to mention “Healthy Breathing Month” when placing your order.

Offer Fine Print:

*Offer eligible when mentioned during over-the-phone orders only for the month of March 2018. 10% off all current listed Ausclimate website prices for Ausclimate over-the-phone orders only. Offer not eligible on previous orders, offers not to be combined. Commercial range & accessory products not included in 10% off offer.


 

Stay tuned to this space throughout ‘Healthy Breathing Month’ for more great information and resources to help you & your family to breathe easier.

Cheers,

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au


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Healthy Breathing Month Special

Healthy Breathing Month Special 2018

Ausclimate are proud to announce the start of Healthy Breathing Month & our Healthy Breathing Month Special!

This month is about getting back to Ausclimate’s mission to help our fellow-Australians improve their overall health & breathing with our Dehumidifier & Air Purifier products. In honour of Sensitive Choice’s Air Treatment Month & our overall healthy breathing mission, we are giving back to you with our Healthy Breathing Month Special!

For the month of March, we are proud to announce that we will be offering an EXTRA 10% OFF* our already reduced Ausclimate website special sale prices store-wide when you mention “Healthy Breathing Month”.

This rare special is our way of helping to provide much-needed relief to our customers by making it a little easier to get products that can make a real health difference into the hands of those who can use them most!

To take advantage of this offer, please visit the Ausclimate website to view our full range of dehumidifiers & air purifiers, then call us on 1800 122 100 (freecall), making sure to mention “Healthy Breathing Month” when placing your order.

The month of March also marks Sensitive Choice’s ‘Air Treatment Month‘, whereby they will be providing some excellent information on the topic of ‘air treatment’; especially relevant to those of us with asthma & respiratory issues. Ausclimate are proud to report that our NWT Dehumidifier range & WINIX Air-Purifier range are approved by the National Asthma Council Australia Sensitive Choice programme.

Give them a visit to find some excellent air treatment content this month:
sensitivechoice.com
Sensitive Choice facebook page

Stay tuned to this space throughout ‘Healthy Breathing Month’ as we’ll be spotlighting some great information and resources to help you & your family to breathe easier.

Cheers,

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au

Offer Fine Print:

*Offer eligible when mentioned during over-the-phone orders only for the month of March 2018. 10% off all current listed Ausclimate website prices for Ausclimate over-the-phone orders only. Offer not eligible on previous orders, offers not to be combined. Commercial range & accessory products not included in 10% off offer.

 


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Ausclimate Christmas Air Purifier Competition Winner Announcement

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Merry Christmas everybody! It’s time for our big Ausclimate Christmas Air Purifier Competition Winner Announcement.

Please give our announcement video a watch to hear from our Ausclimate North Pole Regional Manager, ‘Russell Claus’, accompanied by the ‘furrier’ members of our team, Jelly & Ziggy. This ‘Russell Claus’ actually shares a little bit of a resemblance to myself; What a handsome fellow indeed! 😂

We’d like to give a big congratulations to our big winner, Michelle McKay! Again, it was just such a tough decision but Michelle’s story & wildlife rescue program really warmed our hearts. We’re delighted to be able to give this gift to Michelle & really hope that this WINIX Ultimate 5-Stage Air Purifier can make a difference in the lives of both Michelle, her family & all of the wonderful little animals that she helps so much with her great work.

Congrats Michelle, please get in touch with us so that we can get you your prize!

Once more, it really was just such a difficult decision, with so many deserving entrants & so many heart-wrenching stories. So as ‘Russell Claus’ mentioned in the video, we are very happy to be able to announce our Ausclimate Runner-Up Rewards. We were originally going to have 3 runner up rewards, but we were just gob-smacked by the sheer amount of great entries (with over 180 entrants in total)! Thank you so much for your excellent entries, it does mean a lot to us.

Therefore we have decided to increase our Runner Up Rewards to TEN lucky entrants, who will be receiving a $150 Reward-voucher to use on the purchase of any of our Ausclimate range of Winix Air Purifiers. In addition to this, we will also be giving all other entrants a special competition EXTRA 10% off our already reduced current special online prices for our WINIX Air Purifiers when you mention the competition during an over-the-phone purchase.

Runner Up Rewards Winners:
• Katie Walker
• Angela Vearing
• Christine Smart
• Nanette Dart
• Charmaine Campbell
• Susan Banyard
• Natasha Atkinson
• Kandice Quin-Conroy
• Sharyn Williams
• Bee Bowdlert

To our lucky 10 Runner Up Rewards winners, please get in touch, so that we can give you your unique coupon code. These can be used by either yourself, or a lucky loved one for an over-the-phone Ausclimate purchase. Both Runner Up Rewards & EXTRA 10% off offers are eligible through January 31st, 2018 for Ausclimate over-the-phone purchases of our WINIX Air Purifiers. (Not to be used together or combined with other offers).

Thank you again for all of your excellent entries! We hope that every one of you has a wonderful Christmas & a happy new year!

Cheers,

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-Founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au


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How Air-Purifiers Can Help with Lucinda Curran

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What do you know about Air Purifiers? A great little mini-interview here with friend of Ausclimate & Building Biologist, Lucinda Curran about just how air purifiers can help people. In our latest segment, Lucinda offers an unique, educated perspective as a qualified Building Biologist on just how & where Air Purifiers can make a difference for a lot of people.

Thanks Lucinda! Make sure to check out more of Lucinda’s great content on Facebook over at Eco Health Solutions – Building Biology  & check out her website at www.EcoHealthSolutions.com.au

Ausclimate’s ProductReview.com.au top-rated Winix Air-Purifier range is approved by the National Asthma Council’s Sensitive Choice programme. Take a look at our full range on our website: ausclimate.com.au

Thanks for watching!

Cheers!

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder
visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au



Ausclimate locations & dates:

Fri 27th – Sun 29th October @ Sydney Home Show, (Show Stand C02) Sydney Showground at Sydney Olympic Park


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Pollen – a Trigger for Hayfever

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Another very handy fact sheet here in the lead up to National Asthma-Week from the National Asthma Council about the triggering effects of Pollen on Hayfever, general Allergy & Asthma sufferers. Some very timely tips for the home, garden & out & about to keep front of mind as we approach the Australian allergy season. Thanks Asthma Council!

Take a look at the full article here: Pollen – a trigger for Hayfever

In addition to these handy steps, we all know the importance of a quality Air Purifier in removing those airborne pollens from the rooms in your home. We always say that it’s better to capture these pollen particles inside a quality air purifier filter than to be breathing them in!

Our Asthma Council Sensitive Choice approved Winix Air Purifiers will actually capture 99.97% of airborne pollen particles & smaller dispersed/exploded pollen particles right down to 0.3 of a micron & smaller.

Stay tuned to this space for more handy tips in the lead up to the National Asthma Council’s upcoming National Asthma Week. Also make sure to keep an eye on the websites of Sensitive Choice & the National Asthma Council for more useful info that has the potential to save lives.

Details coming soon on our annual Ausclimate National Asthma Week Asthma Awareness Special!

This years National Asthma Week will run from the 1st to the 7th of September. We are very proud of our partnership with the National Asthma Council Australia and our Sensitive Choice approved Air-Purifier & Dehumidifier range.

https://www.nationalasthma.org.au

Thanks guys, take care out there!

Cheers,
Russell Bryan 
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
ausclimate.com.au


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Asthma Tips for the Thunderstorm Season

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Aug 7-13: Erina Fair Shopping Centre |
Aug 15-20: Park Beach Shopping Centre |

A great article here from our friends at the Sensitive Choice programme of the National Asthma Council with some handy tips for Asthma sufferers going into this years thunderstorm season. Thunderstorms can have some shocking effects on those of us who suffer with Asthma, from standard flare-ups of those typical Asthma symptoms, to sometimes, much more serious Asthma scenarios. It’s all about being prepared when the thunderstorm winds bring those pollens out to play. Please take a look at this useful article & protect yourself & your loved ones as we approach the season.

Thanks Sensitive Choice!

For all of our Asthma sufferers out there, keep an eye on this space, we’ll have some more great insights & handy tips heading into this years National Asthma Week. We’ll also have details on our annual Ausclimate National Asthma Week Asthma Awareness Special.

This years National Asthma Week will run from the 1st to the 7th of September. We are very proud of our partnership with the National Asthma Council Australia Sensitive Choice and our Sensitive Choice approved Air-Purifier & Dehumidifier range.

Thanks guys, take care out there!

 

Cheers,

Russell Bryan
Ausclimate Co-founder

visit the website:
http://ausclimate.com.au

 


 

THUNDERSTORM ASTHMA

by Sensitive Choice

What is thunderstorm asthma?

Thunderstorm asthma is a potent mix of pollen and weather conditions that can trigger severe asthma symptoms in a large number of people over a short period of time.

Thunderstorm asthma may occur when a storm strikes on a hot and windy day during pollen season (early October – late December), when there are high levels of pollen in the air combined with a certain type of weather event.

When a storm front hits, the pollen grains absorb the moisture and burst into tiny particles. The thunderstorm winds blow the particles down to ground level, where they can be inhaled deep inside the lungs and trigger a serious asthma flare up.

Weather conditions like these can also lead to breathing problems being experienced not only by people with asthma but those who have seasonal hay fever. People who wheeze and sneeze with hay fever from pollens during spring are most likely to be affected, even if they have not been diagnosed with asthma before.

November 2016: Victorian Thunderstorm Asthma Event

On the evening of Monday 21 November 2016, Victoria experienced severe thunderstorm activity. The thunderstorm was followed by a thunderstorm asthma event, the likes of which in terms of size and severity was unprecedented. It resulted in thousands of people developing breathing difficulties in a very short period of time and placing increased pressure the ambulance service and hospital emergency rooms.

Who is most at risk of thunderstorm asthma?

Those at increased risk of thunderstorm asthma include people with both asthma and seasonal hay fever, as well as those with past or un-diagnosed asthma. People with seasonal spring hay fever who have never had asthma are also at risk.

Thunderstorm asthma can affect people living in metropolitan, regional or rural areas, even if they don’t have a history of asthma.

What are the symptoms of asthma and hay fever?

People with asthma may experience one or more of the following common symptoms:

  • Wheezing – a high-pitched sound coming from the chest while you are breathing
  • Breathlessness
  • A feeling of tightness in the chest
  • A persistent cough

A person’s asthma symptoms can vary over time – sometimes they will have no symptoms, especially when asthma is well-controlled – and symptoms often vary from person to person.

People with seasonal hay fever may experience one or more of the following common symptoms:

  • Runny nose
  • Itchy nose
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy, watery eyes

Be prepared

The best way to treat thunderstorm asthma is to try and avoid it happening:

  • See your doctor about your hay fever and get a treatment plan sorted out in time for spring
  • If you have asthma or have experienced breathing problems, see your doctor for an asthma and lung health review
  • Take your regular daily asthma preventer medication, if you have been prescribed one
  • Ask your doctor for an up-to-date personal asthma action plan and follow it
  • Know the signs of worsening asthma and the asthma first aid steps
  • Always carry your reliever (e.g. Ventolin or Bricanyl)

What to do if a thunderstorm is forecast during pollen season

  • Always carry your blue reliever puffer with you and check that it is not empty or out-of-date
  • Make sure you take your regular daily asthma preventer and hay fever nasal spray, if you have been prescribed them
  • Close the doors and windows and, unless your air-conditioner has an effective pollen filter, make sure it is off or on recirculation mode
  • Avoid going outside just before and during the thunderstorm
  • Know the signs of worsening asthma and the asthma first aid steps
  • If you start developing any signs of asthma, follow your personal asthma action plan, if you have one, or the asthma first aid steps
  • If your asthma symptoms are rapidly worsening, call 000 and say you are having an asthma attack.

Sensitive Choice partners

Many of our Sensitive Choice approved products and services are designed to help target pollen. To review our range click here.

For more information

First Aid for Asthma Chart – step by step instructions on what to do in an emergency.
Written asthma action plans
How-to video library – how to use your inhaler

Original article available at sensitivechoice.com/thunderstorm-asthma

 


 

Ausclimate locations & dates:

Mon 7th – Sun 13th AugustErina Fair Shopping Centre, not far from Gosford, NSW

Tue 15th – Sun 20th August @ Park Beach Shopping Centre, Coffs Harbour, NSW

Thu 17th – Sun 20th AugustMelbourne Home Show August 2017, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Southbank, Melbourne, VIC