Do you need one?
That really sums up my experience with the Healthy Home Coach—it does its job but it really doesn’t tell me anything I don’t already know. By the time the temperature, humidity, or noise creeps into one of the “red” zones, you’ll know it if you’re in the home. Do you really need a $100 instrument to confirm it for you?
Even if you do, to call this a “healthy home” device is misleading. The conditions it monitors impact your comfort, to be sure; their affect on your health is debatable. Healthy Home Coach can tell you a room’s humidity levels are ripe for mold growth, but it would be a lot more helpful if it could detect mold spores in the air. The device worked well as far as it went, but I couldn’t help wanting more detail on the types of pollutants that might be lurking in my home. Without that kind of utility, Healthy Home Coach feels like little more than a curio.
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