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Air Purifiers

Maintaining indoor air quality goes beyond personal health and comfort, in some cases, safety laws require it in the workplace. By investing in air purifiers to filter the atmosphere in workshops or offices, employers can comply with legal requirements and improve workers' productivity by creating safe, healthy environments.

Airborne Particles Caught by Air Purifiers
The first test of a purifier is how well it does at catching dust and other fine particles. Most filters do this well enough to show a real difference in air quality. Since dust usually comes from relatively large particles, even very basic devices handle these normal amounts with help from regular vacuuming. Mold, plant spores, and animal dander are all in about the same size range, and everyday HEPA filters are adequate to catch most of them.

Finer particles, such as smoke and bacteria, can be small enough to slip through a normal filter. To reliably catch these, it may be necessary to opt for an activated carbon type. Because HEPA filters are superior at catching large amounts of the heaviest contaminants and carbon works well for the ultra-fine particles, some purifiers use both technologies to eliminate allergens and volatile fumes from paint and harsh cleansers.

Running Costs of Air Purifiers
Filter units cost money to operate, and the expense ranges from minor and manageable to a bit on the high side. Filter replacement is the biggest cost. Depending on the types of filters, purifiers might need changing every 3, 6, or 12 months. Filters run from $10 to several hundred, though ionic filters comprise of charged metal plates that only need washing every so often. Electricity costs between $50 and $200 a year if the purifier runs continuously.

Ease of Cleaning Air Purifiers
To operate at maximum efficiency, any air purifier needs a clean filter. HEPA filters and activated charcoal screens are not reusable and must come out before they clog and lose their ability to screen particles. Metal filters can usually go into dishwashers. Follow the manufacturer's guidelines for replacement or cleaning frequency to prevent malfunctions and hazards.

How Do Air Purifiers Work?
Though details vary from one machine to another, most work by drawing air through intake ports on one side, passing it over or through a filtration system that either physically blocks small particles or draws them out of the air with a static charge. It then blows the clean air out with a built-in fan.

Do Air Purifiers Help With Allergies?
Often triggered by irritating particles, many allergies come from dust mites, pollen, or animal dander. By reducing the concentration of these irritants in the air, almost any filter does the job of reducing the likelihood of allergic reactions or asthma attacks. These incidents can still occur, however, and no filter can extract 100 percent of airborne particles.

Do Air Purifiers Emit Harmful Chemicals?
HEPA filters and most ionic purifiers do not release any pollution or fumes. Select purifier models, notably ozone versions, do discharge some gas. Certain ionic filters work by ionizing airborne particles and encouraging them to stick to surfaces, which sometimes means they form a film on walls and windows. Because of these shortcomings, ozone emitters and older ionic models have fallen out of general use, especially for professional spaces.
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Holmes® HEPA-Type Tower Air Purifier, Black
Item : 44895 / Model : HAP424-NU
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  • 99% HEPA filter helps remove airborne particles and allergens
  • Carbon filtration reduces unpleasant odors
  • Microban® antimicrobial product protection
57.69 $57.69
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Honeywell Tabletop HEPA Air Purifier, White (HHT270W)
Item : 24054918 / Model : HHT270W
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  • 4 Stage cleaning system with 3 built-in power levels is 99% efficient at reducing airborne particles such as dust, smoke, pet dander and mold spores
  • Air purifier: Tabletop HEPA
  • Recommended for 10' x 10' rooms
49.59 $49.59
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Honeywell Enviracaire® Round Series HEPA™ Air Purifier, White
Item : 818704 / Model : HWL50250
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  • SurroundSeal Technology helps minimize air leaks and insure that the air passes through the filter
  • Removes at least 99.97% of common household particles as small as 0.3 microns from the air passing through the filter such as dust, pollen, mold spores, tobacco smoke, and pet dander
  • The carbon activated pre-filter helps remove common household odors while helping to extend the life of the HEPA filter
244.99 $244.99
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Holmes® HEPA-Type Mini Tower Air Purifier, Black
Item : 44899 / Model : HAP412BNSU
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  • Black
  • 99% of airborne particles to help eliminate common household odors
  • Allows easy movement from room to room
43.19 $43.19
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Honeywell QuietClean® Tower Air Purifier with Permanent Filter
Item : 355542 / Model : HFD120QV1
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  • High efficiency air cleaning with permanent, washable filters
  • 3 speed levels
  • 28.74"H x 10.04"W x 9.65"D
167.99 $167.99
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Fellowes® AeraMax 90 Air Purifier
Item : 392137 / Model : 9286001/AERAMAX
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  • Fan Speed Indicator lets you manually adjust the fan speed setting – low, medium, high or turbo
  • AeraSmart Sensor monitors the air quality and automatically adjusts fan speed to keep your air purified
  • 3 Year limited warranty
179.99 $179.99
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PureGuardian® SPAES30P Peppermint Aroma Essence with Essential Oil and Plant Extracts, 30 ml
Item : 1932884 / Model : SPAES30P
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  • Peppermint Essence Oil
  • Peppermint has fresh, minty, uplifting aroma
  • Recommended for use in PureGuardian® Aromatherapy Spa Diffuser
10.19 $10.19
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LG PuriCare 3-Stage Filter Air Purifier with Smart Air Quality Sensor and LoDecibel Operation, Brushed Silver
Item : 23982914 / Model : AS401VSA0
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  • PuriCare air purifier designed for a room up to 248 sq. ft.
  • PM 1.0 Sensor detects airborne micro particles
  • Inverter motor adjusts fan speed automatically based on micro particle concentration
279.19 $279.19
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LG PuriCare Tower 3-Stage Filter Air Purifier with Smart Air Quality Sensor and LoDecibel Operation
Item : 23983047 / Model : AS401WWA1
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  • PuriCare Tower air purifier designed for a room up to 217 sq. ft.
  • PM 1.0 Sensor detects airborne micro particles
  • Inverter motor adjusts fan speed automatically based on micro particle concentration
369.99 $369.99
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Jarden Holmes® HEPA-type Tower Air Purifier, Black
Item : 1178812 / Model : HAP9422UA
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  • 3 speed settings to keep air fresh and pure
  • Buttons and controls: 3 speed settings, Status indicators: Filter change reminder
  • Form factor: Tower
69.99 $69.99
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Hamilton Beach® TrueAir® Plug-Mount® Odor Eliminator With Built-in Night Light, White
Item : 46029 / Model : 04531GM
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  • White
  • Carbon filters trap and neutralize odors
  • Eliminates odors and freshens air
20.99 $20.99
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LG PuriCare 3-Stage Filter Air Purifier with Smart Air Quality Sensor and LoDecibel Operation, Brushed Gold
Item : 23983026 / Model : AS401VGA1
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  • PuriCare air purifier designed for a room up to 248 sq. ft.
  • PM 1.0 Sensor detects airborne micro particles
  • Inverter motor adjusts fan speed automatically based on micro particle concentration
289.99 $289.99
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Bionaire® UV Power HEPA Air Purifier, Black (BAP536UVU)
Item : 24054919 / Model : BAP536UVU
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  • Removes up to 99% of airborne allergens and pollutants including household dust, ragweed pollen, grass & tree pollen, dust mite debris, mold spores
  • Air purifier: HEPA
  • Recommended for medium rooms
88.19 $88.19
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Hamilton Beach® TrueAir® Plug-Mount® Odor Eliminator, White
Item : 46027 / Model : 04530GM
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  • White
  • Carbon filters trap and neutralize odors
  • Eliminates odors and freshens air
20.39 $20.39
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Febreze Mini Tower Hepa-Type Air Purifier, Gray
Item : 1018752 / Model : FHT180W
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  • Great for rooms up to 85 sq. ft.
  • 3 levels of cleaning
  • Captures larger airborne particles and reduces unpleasant odors
69.99 $69.99
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Hamilton Beach® TrueAir® Room Odor Eliminator, White
Item : 46044 / Model : 04532GM
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  • White
  • 3 carbon filters trap and neutralize odors
  • Fan pulls odors through the filters and sends fresh air back into the room
32.39 $32.39
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SheerAIRE HEPA Replacement Air Filter (AC-15)
Item : 2426995 / Model : AC-15
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  • Replacement HEPA air filter for use in SheerAIRE Large Room HEPA Air Purifier Model AC-2045DC
  • Includes 1 HEPA air filter, measures 12.2"L x 1.6"W x 20.5"H
  • High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter captures 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3 microns
45.99 $45.99
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Honeywell AirGenius 3 Air Cleaner & Odor Reducer, 11 1/2" x 28 15/16" (HDF300)
Item : HWLHFD300 / Model : HFD300
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  • AirGenius 3 air cleaner and odor reducer.
  • The AirGenius 3 oscillating air cleaner removes up to 99.9% up of all microscopic particles 0.3 microns and smaller. Permanent ifD filter may be easily removed and cleaned. Odor-absorbing pre-filter helps reduce certain household VOCs and airborne gases.
  • Package Includes: One odor-reducer pre-filter and one foam pre-filter
283.89 $283.89
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SheerAIRE® Desktop HEPA Air Purifier, White (AC-2064)
Item : 2427006 / Model : AC-2064
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  • Independently laboratory tested and verified by AHAM to reduce smoke, dust and pollen particles from the air in rooms up to 78 square feet; 50 AHAM Verifide® Smoke CADR rating.
  • Double Filtration System - HEPA filter captures 99.97% of particles as small as 0.3 microns from air passing through the filter and helps eliminate allergens and pollutants such as pollen, pet dander and dust. Separate carbon pre-filter traps odors and pre-cleans the air.
  • Optional Ionizer is the 3rd cleaning stage that assists in particle removal and freshens the air; ARB CERTIFIED.
89.99 $89.99
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GermGuardian Tabletop UV Sanitizer & Deodorizer, Black (GG3000BCA)
Item : 24226568 / Model : GG3000BCA
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  • Provides cleaner, fresher air in your home using the power of UV-C light technology.
  • Reduces the nasty odors caused by, smoke, lingering laundry, pets, and unpleasant cooking smells.
  • UV-C light technology works with Titanium Dioxide to reduce airborne bacteria, viruses, germs and mold spores.
80.99 $80.99
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Sharp Plasmacluster Ion Air Purifier with True HEPA Filtration (210 sq. ft.)
Item : 24056080 / Model : FP-F50UW
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  • Energy Star air purifier with odor sensor perfect for rooms up to 210 sq. ft.
  • CADR for Dust 153 / Smoke 133 / Pollen 155
  • Plasmacluster ion technology attacks impurities in the air throughout the room
181.89 $181.89
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