Our mission is to empower homeowners with knowledge, tools, and solutions to ensure their indoor air quality (IAQ) is at its best.

Our Story

Air Koality sprang from a simple yet profound realization: the air inside our homes can be more polluted than the air outside. As work from home becomes a corporate standard, humans are spending more time inside their homes than ever before, compounding the dangers. This awareness drove us to create a platform that not only educates but also equips individuals with the means to combat indoor air pollution. We are passionate about making indoor environments safer, cleaner, and healthier.

Derek Gaughan, Content Lead

Derek is the owner and lead content producer for Air Koality. His primary focus is on reviewing residential air quality monitors and air purifiers, both written and filmed for the Air Koality Youtube channel. An alumni of Pennsylvania State University, he holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Sciences and an MBA with a focus on Information Systems. This technical background provides a foundation for understanding how Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) devices – and the generated data – work.

Jessica Gunoskey, Lead Editor
Research Specalist, University of Pennsylvania

Jessie is the lead editor for Air Koality, overseeing all IAQ guides to ensure accuracy and quality. She holds a degree in Molecular & Infectious Disease Biology from Washington College in addition to working for multiple top-rated Universities, such as UConn and UPenn. Jessie is able to bridge the gap between complex scientific concepts and engaging, informative content. Not only does she write and edit, but she’s also a STEM tutor and microbiologist!

Air Koality also completed The Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA) 10-hour Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Master Class Professional Training, in addition to passing the Mainstream IAQ certification.

What We Do

Air Koality specializes in providing comprehensive guides, hands-on reviews, and data-driven analysis on a wide range of topics related to indoor air quality. Our areas of focus include:

  • Indoor Air Quality Monitors: We test and review the latest in IAQ technology to help you monitor your home’s air quality accurately.
  • Air Purifiers: From HEPA filters to activated carbon technologies, we review the best air purifiers on the market to guide you in choosing the right one for your needs.
  • Mold: Our step-by-step guides on identifying, removing, and preventing mold will help you keep your home safe and clean.
  • Radon: Learn about the risks of radon and how to protect your home from this invisible hazard.
  • Air Duct Cleaning: We provide localized reviews of HVAC companies who focus on air duct cleaning, so you know exactly who to call for this specialized service.
  • Thorough Guides on IAQ: Our extensive guides cover everything you need to know about improving and maintaining good indoor air quality.

Together, we can make a significant impact on the air quality in our homes, improving our health and the environment.

Air Koality: Breathe Cleaner Air.