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The battle against indoor air pollution

At the Bryanston, a luxury development set to open next year near London’s Hyde Park, apartments are being fitted with dedicated air-handling units that, in addition to regulating temperature and humidity, also remove particulates, carbon monoxide and pollen through concealed ducts and vents.

“High levels of pollution is a growing concern for our clients,” says Alexandra Nord, creative director at Millier, the interior design firm behind its interiors. Air filtration is “becoming an expectation of all high-end developments”.

The Bryanston is the first property to sign up for the AirRated certification — a new industry benchmark for indoor air quality measuring levels of particulates, carbon dioxide and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as solvents.

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