Air purifiers comparison: 701-2000 square feet coverage / $600+ price

Air purifiers comparison: 701-2000 square feet coverage / $600+ price


Dri-Eaz F284 DefendAir HEPA 500 Air Purifier Negative Air Machine Air Scrubber

IQAir HealthPro Plus Air Purifier

IQAir GC MultiGas Air Purifier

IQAir HealthPro Air Purifier

IQAir HealthPro Compact Air Purifier

HealthMate Plus Air Purifier (HM450)

Austin Air Bedroom Machine Air Purifier (HM402)

Air Purifier

Dri-Eaz HEPA 500

IQAir HealthPro Plus

IQAir Multigas GC

IQAir HealthPro

IQAir HealthPro compact

Austin Air Healthmate Plus

Austin air bedroom machine

Coverage (sq ft / m2)

938 / 87

1125 / 105

1125 / 105

1240 / 115

1240 / 115

1500 / 140

1500 / 140

Price

Filtration system

·A fan moves air through the filters

·Standard Pre-filter or DOP pre-filter

·HEPA filter or Carbon filter

·Traps 99.97% of airborne particles as small as 0.3 microns.

·A fan moves air through the filters

·Pre-filter

·V5-Cell gas and odor filter

·HyperHEPA filter

·Captures 99.97% of airborne particles as small as 0.3 microns
and 99.5% as small as 0.003 microns

·A fan moves air through the filters

·Pre-filter

·MultiGas filter cartridge

·Post-filter sleeve set

·A fan moves air through the filters

·Pre-filter

·HyperHEPA filter

·Captures 99.5% of airborne particles as small as 0.16 microns and 99.97% as small as 0.3 microns

·A fan moves air through the filters

·Pre-filter

·HyperHEPA filter

·Captures 99.5% of airborne particles as small as 0.16 microns and 99.97% as small as 0.3 microns

·A fan moves air through the filters

·Pre-filter

·Medium particle filter

·About 15 lbs. of Activated Carbon and Zeolite

·Certified HEPA

·Removes 99.97% of all particles larger than 0.3 microns and 95% larger than 0.1 microns

·A fan moves air through the filters

·Pre-filter

·Medium particle filter

·About 15 lbs. of Activated Carbon and Zeolite

·HEPA filter

·HEGA carbon filter

·Removes 99.97% of all particles larger than 0.3 microns and 95%
larger than 0.1 microns

Purifies

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold, pet dander, mites, and most of the household
dust, bacterias, and smoke particles. Depending on the filter you also choose great for heavy odors, germs, chemicals, and VOC’s

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold, pet dander, mites, and most household dust, bacterias, smoke particles, viruses, and allergens. Removes all kinds of odors and VOCs.

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold, pet dander, dust mites, bacteria, viruses. Removes harmful gasses, chemicals, VOCs, smoke, and other odors.

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold, pet dander, mites, and most of the household
dust, bacterias, viruses, allergens.

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold, pet dander, mites and most of the household dust, bacterias, viruses, allergens.

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold and fungi, pet dander, dust mites, household odors, dust particles, bacteria, cooking odors, pet allergens and odors, VOC’s, tobacco smoke, particles that can carry viruses

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold and fungi, pet dander, dust mites,
household odors, dust particles, bacteria, cooking odors, pet allergens, and odors, VOC’s, tobacco smoke, particles that can carry viruses

Air change per hour (Based on an average coverage ~1150 sq ft)

3

2

2

2

2

3

2

Filters price

Filters cleaning and (or) change

Clean regularly, change filters when needed, approximately once every 12 months

Replace pre-filter every 6-12 months, V5-Cell every 1-2 years, HEPA every 2-4 years.

Replace pre-filter every 6-12 months, MultiGas and post-sleeves every 2-3 years

Replace pre-filter every 6-12 months, HEPA every 2-4
years.

Replace pre-filter every 6-12 months, HEPA every 2-4
years.

To extend the main filters life, you can buy pre-filter separately for $33. Replace filter kit every 5 years or more often

To extend the main filters life, you can buy pre-filter separately for $33. Replace filter kit every 5 years or more often

Filters cost per year

$57-$200

$145 – $270

$190 – $350

$90 – $170

$90 – $170

$65 – $120

$100 – $200

Air delivery

Max air delivery 500CFM

Max air delivery 240CFM

Max air delivery 300CFM

Max air delivery 260CFM

Max air delivery 240CFM

Max air delivery 400CFM

Max air delivery 250CFM

Fan speeds

2

6

6

6

6

3

3

Noise level

Loud

25-69 dB

25-69 dB

25-69 dB

25-69 dB

50-66dB.

50-67dB.

Controls

Manual

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Manual

Manual

Air quality indicator

Filter change indicator

Auto mode

Programmable timer

Remote control

Carrying handle

Energy star

Energy usage (max)

350W

215W

215W

215W

215W

132W

135W

Voltage

120V

120V

120V

120V

120V

120V

120V

Ozone emission

None

None

None

None

None

None

None

Size (in / cm)

Height: 24.5 / 62

Width: 26 / 66

Depth: 18 / 46

Height: 28 / 71

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 16 / 40.5

Height: 28 / 71

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 16 / 40.5

Height: 28 / 71

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 16 / 40.5

Height: 24 / 60

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 16 / 40.5

Height: 23 / 58.4

Width: 14.5 / 37

Depth: 14.5 / 37

Height: 23 / 58.4

Width: 14.5 / 37

Depth: 14.5 / 37

Weight (lbs / kg)

44 / 20

35 / 16

44 / 20

29 / 13

25 / 11

47 / 21

47 / 21

Warranty

1 year limited

5 years

5 years

5 years

5 years

5 years

5 years

Pros

+Covers large area

+Incredible 500CFM air delivery

+Filter change indicator

+Carrying handle

+Powerful

+Advanced filters system

+6 fan speeds

+Filter change indicator

+Timer

+Remote control

+Carrying handle

+5 years warranty

+Gases eliminator

+High air delivery

+Filter change indicator

+Timer

+Remote control

+Carrying handle

+5 years warranty

+6 fan speeds

+Powerful

+Covers large area

+6 fan speeds

+Filter change indicator

+Timer

+Remote control

+Carrying handle

+5 years warranty

+Powerfull

+Covers large area

+6 fan speeds

+Filter change indicator

+Timer

+Remote control

+Carrying handle

+5 years warranty

+Very powerful moves 400CFM air

+Covers large area

+15 lbs. of Activated Carbon

+Purifies almost everything

+5 years warranty

+Powerful, moves 250CFM air

+Covers large area

+15 lbs. of Activated Carbon

+Purifies almost everything

+5 years warranty

Cons

High filters cost per year

Only 2 fan speeds

High noise level

Not many features

High energy consumption

Only 1-year warranty

High filters cost per year

No auto mode

High filters cost per year

No auto mode

High filters cost per year

No auto mode

High filters cost per year

No auto mode

High filters cost per year

Could be more fan speeds

Not many features

High filters cost per year

Could be more fan speeds

Not many features

Overall Rating (max 5)

3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)

4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)

4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)

4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

15% Price/performance

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

5% Design

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

35% Performance

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)

15% Features

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

10% Noise level

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

20% Maintenance & Upkeep

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Conclusions, recommendations

Note: Though Clean Air Deliver Ratings (CADR) can be found for a large number of favorite brands, many of the most well-respected companies in the air purification field does not give CADRs to their purifier. This should, in no way, bias potential customers against them.


Summary:

Very powerful air purifiers in this category. They can purify almost every pollutant from the air. They have a huge airflow and an advanced filter system.


HealthMate Plus Air Purifier (HM450)

Austin Air Healthmate Plus is mighty, moves 400CFM air. Covers a large area. It has 15 lbs. of Activated Carbon. Purifies almost everything, 5 years warranty.


IQAir HealthPro Compact Air PurifierIQAir HealthPro compact is powerful, covers a large area, has 6 fan speeds, filter change indicator, timer, remote control, carrying handle. 5 years warranty.


Austin Air Bedroom Machine Air Purifier (HM402)

Austin air bedroom machine is powerful, moves 250CFM air, covers a large area. It has 15 lbs. of Activated Carbon. Purifies almost everything. 5 years warranty.


IQAir HealthPro Air Purifier

IQAir HealthPro is powerful, covers a large area, has 6 fan speeds, filter change indicator, timer, remote control, carrying handle. 5 years warranty.


IQAir HealthPro Plus Air Purifier

IQAir HealthPro Plus is powerful, has an advanced filters system, 6 fan speeds, filter change indicator, timer, remote control, carrying handle, 5 years warranty.


Dri-Eaz F284 DefendAir HEPA 500 Air Purifier Negative Air Machine Air Scrubber

Dri-Eaz HEPA 500 covers a large area and has an incredible 500CFM air delivery, filter change indicator, and carrying handle.


IQAir GC MultiGas Air Purifier

IQAir Multigas GC is a real gasses eliminator. It has high air delivery, filter change indicator, timer, remote control, carrying handle, 5 years warranty, 6 fan speeds.

 

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My name is Ryan. I have had a hard time dealing with my allergies. Happily, I found that an air purifier was effective to ease my allergy symptoms. I spent a lot of time researching the best air purifier. I know how hard it can be to find the suitable one. During the reading period, I also read a lot about humidifiers and dehumidifiers. I learned the mechanisms behind the technologies as well as the manufacturers and organizations within the industry. I now feel convinced that I have built a guide that shows you all you need to know about air purifiers, humidifiers, and dehumidifiers. So I came up with the idea of creating this website.

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