Making a classroom carbon dioxide air quality indicator #ESP8266

CO2 traffic lights are often used in classrooms around the world as an indicator when it is important to ventilate the classrooms to reduce the COVID-19 transmission risk. So this built especially addresses the needs for schools and enables them to build a powerful, accurate CO2 traffic light for a much less cost than commercial sensors (that often do not even have WiFi capabilities).

This build uses the Senseair S8 NDIR CO2 sensor that has a high accuracy and is also used in much more expensive professional grade sensors.

The build also comes with 3D printable files of a professionally designed enclosure. This build also uses a standard AirGradient PCB.

Components:

  • Wemos D1 Mini
  • Senseair S8 CO2 Sensor
  • 8×8 LED matrix
  • 10cm 3pin low voltage cable to connect the LED matrix to the board

See more on the site here.


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