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Particulates

There’s more in the air than you can easily see—all of them potential triggers for asthma and allergy attacks.

“Particulates” is a label used for particles that are really, really small. Some particulates, like hair and pollen, are visible to the naked eye. But most are only visible through a microscope: mold spores, skin flakes, bacteria, household dust, pet dander, tobacco smoke, cooking smoke.

Why care about something so small? Because anyone with allergies or asthma can tell you, even if you don’t see it, you can still suffer from it. Allergens like dust, smoke and bacteria are particulates that are often .3 microns or less. At that size, they can get deep into your lungs, because they aren’t filtered well by your nose and throat.

Trane CleanEffects™ removes 99.98% of all particulates from the air inside your home.

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