Why Are HEPA Filters so Expensive?

HEPA filters and air purifiers can sell for crazy high prices. In this article, we’ll explain why HEPA filters can be expensive. We’ll also explain why HEPA filters shouldn’t be expensive. Let’s clear this up: HEPA filters found in air purifiers were invented over 70 years ago during the Manhattan Project. They’re … Read more

Why are air purifiers so expensive

Why are Air Purifiers so Expensive?

I thought about why air purifiers cost a lot because I was living in Beijing when the (first) “airpocalypse” struck. Here’s what it looked like: The High Price of Air Purifiers I went out to buy an air purifier, and found that the one I wanted cost $2,000! I worked … Read more

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