Why are HEPA filters so expensive

Why Are HEPA Filters So Expensive?

The costs of replacement HEPA filters for air purifiers can quickly add up. A quick search on Amazon reveals some HEPA filters that cost hundreds of dollars. Should HEPA filters cost this much? Put simply: No! Read on to learn why HEPA filters shouldn’t be expensive, but why some companies … Read more

What is a HEPA filter and how does a HEPA filter work?

What Are HEPA Filters and How Do They Work?

The term “HEPA filter” can be confusing. What does HEPA stand for? What is a HEPA filter made from, and what actually makes it a HEPA filter? What is a HEPA Filter? “HEPA” stands for “high-efficiency particulate air” (filter). It sounds complicated, but HEPA air filters are nothing fancy. They … Read more

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Can HEPA Filters and Air Purifiers Remove COVID-19?

Data shows face masks can protect you from COVID-19, but how about air purifiers? Can an air purifier with HEPA filters remove COVID-19 and other viruses? Can HEPA Filters Remove Viruses Such as COVID-19? To answer this question, we need to first answer if HEPA filters can capture particles as … Read more

Why Air Purifier Pre-Filters May Be More Harm than Good

Most purifiers on the market come with a pre-filter. That would make one think that pre-filters must be a good thing, right?   However, most purifier companies also love to selling people 6-stage filtration, or no – 7-stage filtration! But the science behind purifiers is surprisingly simple. Two types of … Read more

What are Medical Grade Air Purifiers

Medical-Grade Air Purifiers | The Real Deal

Medical-grade air purifiers and medical-grade HEPA filters are now everywhere. A google search for medical grade air purifier returns millions of results. And here’s one company selling what it claims to be a medical-grade air purifier. But what actually is a medical grade air filter? Let’s find out. Medical Grade … Read more

How Effective Are Air Purifiers for Virus Protection?

Peer-reviewed scientific research has shown conclusively that HEPA air purifiers capture over 99% of viruses, even viruses as small as the coronavirus. However, it’s important to remember that air purifiers are not a silver bullet for virus protection. Things to Look Out For When Using a HEPA Purifier to Protect … Read more

Dyson Pure Cool air Purifier Tower CADR Review

Dyson Pure Cool Air Purifier Review: Shockingly Bad

Dyson’s Pure Cool air purifier looks impressive. However a review of its clean air rating (CADR) reveals this filter does a poor job of providing clean air – the Dyson TP05 Pure Cool’s CADR comes in at just 164m3/hr. That means the Dyson Pure Cool air purifier out as much … Read more

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Three Ways to Improve Indoor Ventilation to Combat COVID-19

Data compiled by the world health organization (WHO) shows that poor ventilation can lead to an increase in virus transmission. As such, improving ventilation indoors should be considered an important step in reducing the spread of viruses such as COVID-19. This article covers three simple steps to improve indoor ventilation … Read more

How long does COVID-19 coronavirus survive on air purifier HEPA filters

How Long can the Coronavirus Survive on HEPA Filters?

Air purifiers with HEPA filters are highly effective at filtering out  COVID-19 coronavirus and other viruses. But viruses can remain on surfaces for scarily long periods of time. When thinking about viruses stuck in an air purifier’s HEPA filters, that sounds scary. It’s also led to incredible-sounding headlines about how … Read more

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