Are air purifiers a good investment? – What to look for:
We are now in a very vulnerable period with CoronaVirus (COVID-19) outbreaks WorldWide. To help with the situation we have some tips to help you make the decision for finding the correct Air filter to help protect yourself and family inside your home or office. HEPA only air purifiers aren’t effective on microscopic viruses. New methods of filtration and treatment are now coming to the forefront to protect us.
Does my home air conditioning filter handle Viruses inside my home?
Normal Home air conditioners come with a basic mesh filter & do not clean fine Virus particles floating in the air
Are all air purifiers effective? What do I look for when purchasing suitable models?
Air purifiers with a high-efficiency particle air (HEPA) filters are not suitable for Virus filtration on their own, especially with their low particle size filtration. However, newer technology air purifiers fitted with better DFS (disinfecting Filtration System)and UV-Ionic filtration systems capable of handling much smaller viruses and bacteria .3 to 001-micron size (much lower than HEPA H13) are able to attach to and blast Virus and Bacteria as airborne particles. Effectively killing them in their tracks.
Imagine a Smart Wifi Air Purifier that has 20yr filters + BioGuardFilter with 8000v
zapping airborn viruses as small as .09 microns and destroying mould and bacteria by 99.5%! ,
suitable for med-large rooms up to 48m2- try our new OxyPure Smart Air-purifier
Correct sizing of your Air Purifier.
Be aware of the room size to be cleaned before you look to purchase an air purifier. For an indoor air purifier to be effective, the air purifier must be matched to the size of the room and the room must be well sealed.
>Area of small room Air Purifiers approx 10-40sqM Typical handling capacity home air purifier units are from for small to Med Bedroom /Office or
>Area of Med size air purifiers approx 40-90sqM suits typically a medium-size office or lounge or 2 bedroom apartment.
Ideally put in several units for larger areas with several rooms. ie It’s best not to use a small 10-30sqM unit in a larger 100sqM room. Multiple units are best.
With correct selection of your air purifier for the size of room, you will have a better chance of controlling renegade Viruses. Good luck!