Bionaire and the AER1 Filter Series partner with Catriona Le May Doan to
promote indoor air quality and general wellness this winter
TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - In an effort to promote overall health and
wellness this season, Bionaire aer1 filter series has joined forces with
two-time Olympic gold medalist Catriona Le May Doan. Catriona will work with
aer1 to educate Canadians on how to stay healthy when the weather gets cold
outside, including the importance of good indoor air quality.
"As an Olympian who competed in cold conditions, I know the importance of
staying healthy during winter. It can be a definite challenge in a climate
like Canada's," says Catriona. "I'm also a mother and a pet owner. When the
windows are closed to keep out chilly weather, the family pet still sheds and
dust still builds up. That's why I use Bionaire aer1 filtration systems in my
"Catriona is a natural fit to help us promote winter wellness and the
importance of good indoor air quality to Canadians," said Jamie Libregts,
Senior Marketing Manager at Jarden Consumer Solutions. "She's a world-class
athlete who can certainly relate to maintaining respiratory health in extreme
winter conditions, but is also a mother who means business when it comes to
the health of her family."
A survey conducted by aer1 revealed that 65 per cent of Canadians who suffer
from seasonal illness and allergies are most likely to feel symptoms in
winter: it's not surprising that 79 per cent of the population also say
they're concerned about air-borne pathogens and illness.
Boasting true high-efficiency particular air filtration (HEPA) and
antimicrobial qualities to prevent the growth of fungi, bacteria and viruses,
the Bionaire aer1 filter series, available at WalMart, can be an invaluable
tool when it comes to warding off seasonal sickness. Yet, many Canadians
underestimate the positive effects air purifiers can have on indoor air
quality and overall health. The aer1 ready™ Bionaire® Air Purifiers can
help prevent the spread of seasonal viruses such as the flu and the common
cold, as well as particulates such as pet dander and dust.
The aer1 survey also revealed that 46 per cent of Canadians falsely believe
the worst indoor air quality is in the office and were unaware that the air
inside a home is twice as polluted as the air outside.
Regardless, whether your goal is to trap pet dander or reduce household odors,
Bionaire aer1's customized air filters offer simple, colour-coded solutions
that positively impact overall air quality and health.
For more information, please visit www.walmart.ca or www.bionairecanada.com.
About Jarden Corporation
Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer
products with a portfolio of over 100 trusted, quality brands sold globally.
Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well
recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, Aero®,
Berkley®, Campingaz® and Coleman®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Gulp!®, K2®,
Marker®, Marmot®, Mitchell®, Penn®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®, Stearns®,
Stren®, Trilene®, Völkl® and Zoot®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®,
Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®,
Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain®;
and Branded Consumables: Ball®, Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy Boy®,
Crawford®, Diamond®, Dicon®, Fiona®, First Alert®, First Essentials®,
Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Lillo®, Loew Cornell®, Mapa®, NUK®, Pine
Mountain®, Quickie®, Spontex® and Tigex®. Headquartered in Rye, N.Y.,
Jarden ranks #371 on the Fortune 500 and has over 23,000 employees worldwide.
For in-depth information about Jarden, please visit www.jarden.com.
For product samples, high-res images, or to arrange an interview with a
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Brittany Zies, Cohn & Wolfe firstname.lastname@example.org 416-924-5700 ext. 4089
Sarah Balta, Cohn & Wolfe email@example.com 416-924-5700 ext. 4094
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