Case Study: Palermo Restaurant, Melbourne

Odour & moisture issues solved in fine dining toilets

Upscale Argentinian restaurant Palermo in Melbourne found themselves struggling with persistent odour issues in the mens bathroom.

Having tried a range of other ineffective and costly solutions, they came across the Halo Rove PHI active air purification system from The Clean Air Company, and were amazed at the results, happily reporting a “neutral smell” almost instantly.


“Being subterranean we were having issues with airflow and moisture… this has given us a neutral smell straight away.”


The Challenge

Palermo Argentinian Restaurant, located in the trendy Melbourne district of Little Bourke St is a classy fine dining establishment which describes itself as “bringing the fire & passion from Buenos Aires to a mid-town restaurant in Melbourne“.

As a subterranean venue, they struggled to keep their mens bathroom smelling fresh and clean, with foul odours that seemed to become increasingly worse throughout the day.

They tried many solutions – masking sprays on timers, potentially dangerous ozone machines & costly plumbing investigations – however could not find an effective solution to overcome their odour woes.

The Solution

With just a single HALO ROVE™ PHI active air purification unit installed on the wall of the mens bathroom, the offensive odours were successfully banished, with the restaurant reporting that they “can now be confident of our bathroom hygiene and cleanliness since we installed this unit.”

In addition, the PHI particles now circulating in the treated space means any newly introduced odours will be instantly neutralised, as well as any surfaces benefitting from anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties of the circulating PHI active air purifiers.

Supplied by The Clean Air Company, this active air purification system utilises RGF’s patented PHI-CELL® technology to provide cutting-edge indoor air purification that proactively treats every cubic inch of air-conditioned space, reducing airborne and surface bacteria, viruses, odours and mould.

Independent tests on RGF’s PHI® technology has shown it to be 100% safe, and effective at neutralising the germs from a sneeze before they can travel one metre, making it undoubtedly one of the best air purification solutions in the market.

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