Which model of air purifier to choose?

Between home, transport and office, most spend a large part of the time indoors, in an enclosed space. In other words, we will breathe poor quality air most of the day. To remedy this problem, air purifiers appear to be the most suitable solution. So, here are some essential points to know about them, as well as a selection of the best models available.

What is an air purifier?

The air purifier, also called an air purifier, is a device that filters the air in an enclosed or enclosed area. It captures the air in this place and then releases clean air. The polluted air passes through various filters before exiting depolluted. First, it passes through a pre-filter whose role is to retain the thick particles, generally visible to the naked eye. It can for example be dust or hair, etc. Then, the polluted air passes through an activated carbon filter which has the function of retaining odors, fumes and gases, as well as certain VOCs (volatile organic compounds). Finally, it passes through a HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter, similar to those of vacuum cleaners, which has the role of retaining the finest particles, generally invisible to the naked eye. As a rule, the air purifier works in addition to the necessary natural ventilation, in case it is possible to open the windows.

If the air purifier is intended for everyone, it is even more suitable for people suffering from respiratory diseases, asthma or even allergies. Indeed, you should know that all interiors contain polluted air, whatever the place or the season. This is precisely why it is strongly recommended to open the windows for at least 15 minutes each day.

How to choose an air purifier?

Different criteria should be taken into account when choosing an air purifier. Here are the main ones:

Expressed in m3 / hour, it indicates the volume of air that the device can process in 1 hour. In general, this information is supplemented by the surface that the device can cover. It is therefore essential not to undersize the air purifier. The best is to opt for a model with a high air flow in order to treat a room so that it is healthy more quickly.

  • The presence of specific filters

Indeed, know for example that some models can be equipped with filters that can capture formaldehyde.

It can for example be the automatic mode which offers more comfort, lights which indicate the quality of the air or the moment to replace the filters, the programming mode, the night mode or even a possibility of connection. Wireless.

On the other hand, also be aware that some air purifiers can also combine different functions and can be humidifiers, fans or even auxiliary heaters at the same time.

Here is a special selection of the best air purifiers on the market for you:

Our choice: The quality air purifier

We have specially selected for you the Philips air purifier, since it is a high quality product. Indeed, know that this model can cover an area of ​​49 m². On the other hand, it is also capable of removing fine particles of at least 0.003 microns, such as pollen, bacteria or viruses, etc. With an air flow of 190 m3 / h, it can purify the air in a 20 m² room in just 16 minutes. Otherwise, it also has a light signal that indicates the air quality, as well as a standby mode to be quieter (35db).

The powerful air purifier

We have also chosen for you the Renpho air purifier for his remarkable abilities. Indeed, this model can cover an area of ​​44 m² by cooling the air every 40 minutes. And in a 22 m² room, it is able to purify the air 3 times per hour. Equipped with a pre-filter, True Hepa filter, activated carbon filter and net filter, it can capture 99.97% of particles, specifically those of at least 0.3 micron such as odors, mold, smoke or allergens, etc. Its CADR (Clean Air Delivery Rate) rate is 170 m3 / h. On the other hand, this air purifier also has 3 different speeds to use depending on the air quality. Otherwise, in addition to being silent (26db in standby mode), it also has a timer mode which allows you to set its automatic switch-off. Otherwise, it also has two lighting modes.

The remarkable air purifier

the Pro Breeze air purifier is also part of our selection, since it has a long-life filter. Indeed, the latter displays a lifespan of approximately 5000 hours. This model can cover an area of ​​40 m² and displays an astonishing air flow of 218 m3 / h. Equipped with a pre-filter, a HEPA filter, a cold catalyst filter, an activated carbon filter and an ionizer, it is able to capture up to 99.97% of particles. Otherwise, it also has 3 speeds, as well as a timer mode. RoHS compliant and CE certified, this air purifier is also quiet (29 to 61 dB).

The economical air purifier

the Levoit air purifier is also part of our choice for its rather economical side. Indeed, this model has an advanced unbrushed electric motor which allows it to consume only 0.9 W of electricity. Used 24 hours a day for 1 year, it can save 30% energy compared to other models. On the other hand, it has a pre-filter, a HEPA filter and a high-efficiency carbon filter, which allows it to capture VOCs, allergens, odors, fumes or even animal dander. Using no ions or UV, it is safe to health. Otherwise, it also has a sleep mode, as well as 3 speed levels. And in addition to offering 2 levels of brightness, it also has an integrated indicator for replacing its filter. Its noise level is 26 dB.

The silent air purifier

We also offer you the Laluztop air purifier, since it is a very quiet model. In fact, in standby mode, this model only displays a sound level of 20 dB. On the other hand, know that it is also possible to add essential oil in this purifier to eliminate a bad smell in a room. Otherwise, its air flow can vary between 90 and 128 m3 / h, allowing it to remove up to 99.97% of particles. This model also has 5 stages of filtration, namely the pre-filter, the HEPA filter, the activated carbon filter, the final elimination and the negative ion filtration. It also has a timer mode as well as 3 speeds. Finally, be aware that this model is also CE and RoHS certified.

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