Top 5 Best Allergy Air Purifiers Comparison


 

 

IQAir HealthPro Plus Air Purifier

Haverhill HAP52010E HEPA Air Purifier

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier with HEPA-Pure Filter for Allergies and Dust

Whirlpool Whispure Air Purifier, HEPA Air Cleaner, AP51030K

Blueair Classic 405 Air Purifier, True HEPA Performance by HEPASilent Filtration for Allergen, Dust, Mold Reduction, Asthma and COPD Relief, Medium Room, Smart Home ALEXA compatible - Quiet Operation

Air Purifier

IQAir HealthPro Plus

Haverhill HAP52010E

Alen Breathesmart

Whirlpool Whispure 510

Blueair 405

Coverage (sq ft/m2)

1125 / 105

538 / 50

1100 / 102

500 / 46.5

542 / 5

Price

Filtration system

·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

· Washable pre-filter

· True-HEPA filter

· Activated carbon filter

· Captures up to 99.97% of airborne particles as small as 0.3 microns or larger

·A fan moves air through the filters

·Washable pre-filter

·HEPA-pure filter (You can choose also between HEPA-silver, HEPA-OdorCell, HEPA-FreshPlus)

·Ionizer

·Removes 99% of particles greater than 0.3 microns

·A fan moves air through the filters

·Carbon pre-filter

·True-HEPA filter

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

·Ionizer, ion chamber

·Particle filter kit or SmokeStop filter kit

·Captures 99.97% of the airborne particles as small as 0.1 microns.

Purifies

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold, pet dander, mites and most of the household dust, bacterias and smoke particles, viruses, allergens. Removes
all kind of odors and VOC’s.

Pollen, hair, lint, dust, mold spores, pet dander, a large part of fumes, bacteria, household dust and tobacco smoke. Eliminates low odors.

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

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold, pet dander, dust mites and most of the household dust, bacterias, and smoke particles. Absorbs low household odors.

Dust, pollen, lint, bacteria, pet dander, mold spores. With SmokeStop filter removes heavy gaseous pollutants (cigarette smoke and other VOC’s).

Air change per hour (Based on an average coverage ~400 sq ft)

2

5

2

5

5

Filters price

Filters cleaning and (or) change

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

Clean pre-filter every 2 months. Replace all 3 filters annually.

Clean pre-filter regularly. Replace HEPA filter annually

Replace Carbon filter every 3 months, replace HEPA filter annually

Change filter kit  every 6 months

Filters cost per year

$145 – $270

$60

$59, $79, $89 or $109 depends which you choose

$100

$160 – $300

CADR rating

Max air delivery 240CFM

N/A

300 (per energy star test)

Dust: 325

Smoke: 315

Pollen: 401

Dust: 300

Smoke: 280

Pollen: 300

Fan speeds

6

6

4

4

3

Noise level

25-69 dB

Quiet on low, loud on speed 4, 5 and 6

41.5 – 56dB. From whisper quiet to heavy rainfall, box fan.

40-49dB

32-52dB

Controls

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Filter change indicator

Air quality indicator

Auto mode

Programmable timer

Remote control

Carrying handle

Energy star

Energy usage (max)

215W

60W

105W

39W

90W

Voltage

120V

120V

120V

120V

120V

Ozone emission

None

None

None

None

None

Size. Height, Width and Depth (in / cm)

Height: 28 / 71

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 16 / 40.5

H: 18/45

W: 21/53

D: 10/25

Height: 27 / 68

Width: 18 / 46

Depth: 10 / 25

H: 24 / 61

W: 20.5 / 52

D: 10 / 25.4

Height: 23 / 58

Width: 20 / 50

Depth: 11 / 28

Weight (lbs / kg)

35 / 16

15.4 / 7

21 / 9.5

25 / 11.3

35 / 14

Warranty

5 years

1 year limited

Lifetime limited

5 years limited

Extendable to 5 years

Pros

+Powerfull

+Advanced filters system

+6 fan speeds

+Filter change indicator

+Timer

+Remote control

+Carrying handle

+5 years warranty

+Powerfull

+ 6 fan speeds

+ Lot of features – air quality indicator light, filter check
indicator, timer, safety shutoff, auto mode, remote control

+Well made electronic controls

+Carrying handle

+Energy star qualified

+Very good quality

+Powerful and quiet fan

+Many great features – air quality monitor, auto mode, timer etc

+Customizable designer panels

+Lifetime warranty

+Lock button

+Energ star qualified

+High CADR rating

+Excellent air filtration, great performance

+Energy star qualified

+Sleep mode

+Filter change indicator, carrying handle

+Wi-Fi enabled. Can connect a smartphone or tablet using an app.

+Individual filtration offers excellent relief to allergy and asthma sufferers.

+Energy Star-rated

+Child locks

+Automatic Operation if connected to air monitor

Cons

-High filters cost per year

-No auto mode

 

-Could be better construction, front panel mount is fragile

-Only 1-year limited warranty

-I am not 100% sure does ionizer produce ozone, but you can just
keep it turned off.

-Have to choose between filters. Can’t combine them together.

-Quite heavy, big size

-Could be cheaper filters and more features

For automatic operation need to buy air monitor and it costs $199

Costly filters

-No timer and casters

Overall Rating (max 5)

(4.2 / 5)

(4.6 / 5)

(4.3 / 5)

(4.2 / 5)

(4 / 5)

15% Price/performance

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(3.5 / 5)

5% Design

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

35% Performance

(4.5 / 5)

(5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

15% Features

(4.5 / 5)

(5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(3 / 5)

(4 / 5)

10% Noise level

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

20% Maintenance & Upkeep

(3.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(3.5 / 5)

Conclusions, recommendations

Indoor Breathing’s choice


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 do not give CADRs to their purifier. This should in no way bias potential customers against them.


Summary:

Allergy air purifiers help remove allergens more efficiently than conventional air purifiers. That is because anti-allergy air cleaners are equipped with a few more components to aid their filtration. These can include massive particle filters, HEPA filters, ionizers, and even ultraviolet lights. While no air purifier will give you 100% allergy-free living, these top 5 best allergy air purifiers can drastically reduce the volume of airborne allergens in your house and hugely improve your symptoms.


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.

 


Haverhill HAP52010E HEPA Air Purifier
Haverhill HAP52010E is very powerful air purifier with 6 fan speeds. Also has a lot of features – air quality indicator light, filter check indicator, timer, safety shut-off, auto mode, remote control. Haverhill HAP52020E has well made electronic controls, carrying handle and it is energy star qualified.

Alen BreatheSmart Customizable Air Purifier with HEPA-Pure Filter for Allergies and Dust

Alen Breathesmart has very good quality, powerful and quiet fan, many great features – air quality monitor, auto mode, timer etc. It has customizable designer panels, lifetime warranty, Lock button. Energy star qualified.

 


Whirlpool Whispure Air Purifier, HEPA Air Cleaner, AP51030K

Whirlpool Whispure 510 has high CADR ratings, excellent filtration, great performance, energy star qualified, sleep mode, filter change indicator, carrying handle.

 


Blueair Classic 405 Air Purifier, True HEPA Performance by HEPASilent Filtration for Allergen, Dust, Mold Reduction, Asthma and COPD Relief, Medium Room, Smart Home ALEXA compatible - Quiet Operation

Blueair 405 is building upon the success of the primary Blueair 403. It has new features such as Wi-Fi enabled, it’s easy to remotely master whether at home or away. Equipped with different filtration, this system offers excellent relief to allergy and asthma victims. Energy star qualified.


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