Whole House Air Purifier Ratings: A comparison of the best in whole house air cleaning
When it comes to whole house air purifiers there are a variety of choices. We will present the options that are available to you with tips on how to choose and what to look for.
Low Cost Air Filters from the Store
- The purpose of the air filters for the AC and heat system are to protect the equipment and not provide a health beneft.
- Higher efficiency filters may be too restrictive to the air flow and cause the air handler to work harder than it should.
- Filters should be replaced every 2-3 months otherwise they can create additional air flow resistance that will cause your HVAC to run more often and work harder.
- Often less expensive to replace these filters that incur the additional energy costs associated with the HVAC system running for a longer time
- The air is only being filtered while the system is running
- Limited effectiveness in removing pollen, fine dust, mold
- Advantage is low cost
Install Whole House Air Filter at Air Handler of HVAC
- Typically higher efficiency filter than the low cost filter option providing better indoor air
- Requires installation by a HVAC technician
- The air is only being filtered while the system is running. Most people set their thermostats to only run when the HVAC system is heating or cooling and this is a change that you would have to make in order to have clean air throughout the day and year.
- Very quiet
- Lower performance than a HEPA air purifier
- Higher replacement filter costs
Room Air Purifiers
- Use the highest efficiency filters so best for allergens, fine dust, mold
- A high-end HEPA air purifier will deliver cleaner air for a given room provided it is sized properly
- Not as quiet as whole house systems
- In most cases only cleans one room
Most Popular Whole House Air Purifiers:
AllerAir Whole House Air Handler Review
Oransi Erik Ultra Air Purifier
Trane Whole House Air Purifier Ratings
Trion Whole House Air System Reviews
See how the whole house air purifiers compare to the listing of top rated air purifiers.