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Breathe Smarter.

CarbonATM is a pioneering company dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and environmental understanding through innovative air quality monitoring. Founded by a trio of experts in engineering, software, and environmental science, the company created the MK.5, a consumer product designed to monitor indoor carbon dioxide levels and other volatile compounds in real-time.

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Our Markets

Carbon ATM strategically selected its three market segments—commercial, consumer, and education—to safeguard health across workplaces and homes, while also inspiring future generations through hands-on learning about air quality and microelectronics.


Bring environmental science to life in your classroom with Carbon ATM's educational toolkit. Complete with a lesson plan and hands-on tools, our program allows students to explore the significance of air quality and delve into the world of microelectronics. With CarbonATM, inspire the next generation of environmental stewards and tech innovators.


Enhance your industrial and worker safety with Carbon ATM's air quality solutions. Our cutting-edge sensors monitor air conditions in real-time, providing invaluable data to safeguard your workforce and maintain optimal operating conditions. Make CarbonATM your trusted partner in health-conscious business operations.


Breathe easier at home with Carbon ATM's consumer-friendly air quality sensors. Our advanced technology monitors indoor air quality, alerting you to any undesirable levels of carbon dioxide or other volatile compounds. Choose CarbonATM and ensure the air your family breathes is as safe as it can be.

Carbon Dioxide Test with Baking Soda and Vinegar

To conduct this simple test at home, you'll need a clear glass, baking soda, vinegar, and a straw. First, fill the glass halfway with vinegar. Next, add a few teaspoons of baking soda. This combination will start to fizz, producing carbon dioxide. Then, using the straw, try blowing gently into the glass. The carbon dioxide you exhale will mix with the carbon dioxide produced in the glass. Observe the changes in the reaction. This test can illustrate the presence of CO2 in the air we breathe out, contributing to the overall CO2 levels in our homes.

Indoor Plant Test

Plants are natural absorbers of carbon dioxide, making them great indicators of CO2 levels. For this experiment, you'll need two similar indoor plants, two clear plastic bags, and a sunny windowsill. Place one plant outside in fresh air and the other one inside your home, both in sunny spots. Cover both plants with the clear plastic bags and leave them for a few hours. Observe the bags: if the bag over the indoor plant inflates more than the one outside, it indicates a higher concentration of CO2 inside your home. This activity showcases how plants interact with carbon dioxide and can help us understand our indoor air quality.