Top 5 Best Odor & Chemical Air Purifiers Comparison


 

 

Airpura V600-1

Austin Air Healthmate Plus-1

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Air Purifier

Airpura C600

Austin Air Healthmate Plus

Oransi V-HEPA Max

Alen Breathesmart

IQAir Multigas GC

Coverage (sq ft/m2)

2000 / 185

1500 / 140

600 / 56

1100 / 102

1125 / 105

Price

~$849

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~$649

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~$479

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~$599

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~$1199

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Filtration system

·A fan moves air through the filters

·Pre-filter

·Carbon filter w/26lbs activated carbon

·HEPA-barrier post filter

·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

·HEPA filter

·Activated carbon filter

·Ionizer

·Removes up to 99.97% of airborne particles as small as 0.3 microns.

·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

·Pre-filter

·MultiGas filter cartridge

·Post-filter sleeve set

Purifies

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold, pet dander, dust mites and most of the household dust, bacterias and smoke particles. Removes heavy odors, germs, chemicals and VOC’s

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, mold spores, pet dander, dust mites, smoke, bacteria, removes gases, light odors and VOC’s

Pollen, lint, hair, spores, mold, pet dander, dust mites and most of 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, bacteria, viruses. Removes harmful gasses, chemicals, VOC’s, smoke and other odors.

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

2

3

4

2

2

Filters price

Pre-filter ~$22

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Carbon filter ~$320

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HEPA barrier filter ~$60

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Filter kit including all filters ~$324

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Replacement filter kit ~$90

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$59 (Click to see), $79 (click to see), $89 (Click to see) or $109 (Click to see) depends on which you choose

Pre-filter ~$78

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MultiGas filter ~$300

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Post-filter sleeves ~$95

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Filters cleaning and (or) change

Clean pre-filter regularly, replace annually. Replace Carbon filter every 2 years.
Replace HEPA barrier annually.

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

Clean pre-filter every 3 months, change once a year. Change HEPA and carbon filters annually.

Clean pre-filter regularly. Replace HEPA filter annually

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

Filters cost per year

Min $242

$65 – $120

$90

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

$190 – $350

CADR rating

Max 560CFM

Max air delivery 400CFM

Dust: 230

Smoke: 230

Pollen: 230

300 (per energy star test)

Max air delivery 300CFM

Fan speeds

Variable

3

4

4

6

Noise level

28.1 – 62.3 dB

50dB – 66dB.

34-53 dB(A)

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

25-69 dB

Controls

Manual

Manual

Electronic

Electronic

Electronic

Filter change indicator

Air quality indicator

Auto mode

Programmable timer

Remote control

Carrying handle

Energy star

Energy usage (max)

120W

132W

90W

105W

215W

Voltage

120V

120V

120V

120V

120V

Ozone emission

None

None

Negligible

None

None

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

Height: 23 / 58

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 15 / 38

Height: 23 / 58.4

Width: 14.5 / 37

Depth: 14.5 / 37

Height: 22 / 56

Width: 17 / 43

Depth: 8 / 20

Height: 27 / 68

Width: 18 / 46

Depth: 10 / 25

Height: 28 / 71

Width: 15 / 38

Depth: 16 / 40.5

Weight (lbs / kg)

45 / 20

47 / 21

18.5 / 8.4

21 / 9.5

44 / 20

Warranty

5 years on parts, 10 years on labor

5 years

10 years

Lifetime limited

5 years

Pros

+Very powerful

+560CFM air delivery

+Carbon filter w/26lbs activated carbon

+Variable fan speeds

+Long warranty

+Casters

+Very powerful, moves 400CFM air

+Covers large area

+15 lbs. of Activated Carbon

+Purifies almost everything

+5 years warranty

+Powerful fan, good quality

+Good features – air quality sensor, auto mode, night mode, timer etc.

+Built-in carrying handle

+10-year warranty

+Very good quality

+Powerful and quiet fan

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

+Customizable designer panels

+Lifetime warranty

+“Lock” button

+Energy star qualified

+Gases eliminator

+High air delivery

+Filter change indicator

+Timer

+Remote control

+Carrying handle

+5-year warranty

+6 fan speeds

Cons

High filter cost per year

Not many features

High filters cost per year

Could be more fan speeds

Not many features

No energy star qualified

Could be quieter lowest speed.

Bright display lights

Ionizer create ozone. Can be turned off.

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.

High filters cost per year

No auto mode

Overall Rating (max 5)

(4.2 / 5)

(4.4 / 5)

(4.3 / 5)

(4.3 / 5)

(3.8 / 5)

15% Price/performance

(4 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(2.5 / 5)

5% Design

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

35% Performance

(5 / 5)

(5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

15% Features

(3 / 5)

(3 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

10% Noise level

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

20% Maintenance & Upkeep

(3.5 / 5)

(4.5 / 5)

(4 / 5)

(4 / 5)

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

Summary:

The best way to eliminate odors and chemicals is to use an air purifier with a large amount of carbon. This element absorbs gasses and odors from the air and prevents them from returning. These are top 5 best odor and chemical air purifiers.


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Airpura C600  is very powerful, has 560CFM air delivery, carbon filter w/26lbs activated carbon, variable fan speeds, long warranty, casters.

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

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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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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.

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Oransi V-HEPA Max is good quality with a powerful fan and nice features such as air quality sensor, auto mode, night mode, timer etc. It has built-in carrying handle, 10-year warranty.

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