Air purifiers are not complicated at all, though there may be a lot of terminology and technical jargon which is new to you.
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Thanks for visiting Purifier Nation, the definitive source for information on why every home and workplace should have an
air purifier. Of
the over 100 brands of purifiers that are sold in the United States, we have decided to carry only the highest end of the market. These are
the only air purifiers that have been tested and demonstrated to work effectively and reliably over a long duration. The entry-level air
purifiers sold at big-box stores are virtually ineffective when compared with the models in our inventory.
How An Air Purifier Benefits Your Family
Most people spend upwards of 90% of all their time indoors. And it may surprise many to know
that the air indoors may be and in fact usually is much more polluted than the air outdoors. People tend to think just of household
dust when they think of indoor air pollution, but there are many more causes of indoor air pollution that are all around us all
the time. These problems not only aggravate allergy and asthma symptoms, but they can cause significant health problems with prolonged exposure, not just in
the very young or senior citizens, but with everyone.
How To Buy An Air Purifier
We detail the mechanics of air purifiers such as how they work and what to look for in one in our air purifier buying guide. After countless hours of our own
research, we have decided to only feature air purifiers that feature HEPA filtration. These true HEPA filters remove at least 99.97% of
particulate matter in the air such as dust, pollen, dander, mold, and dust mites, and have been repeatedly demonstrated to be many times more
effective than other types of air purifiers.
In addition to HEPA filtration, some of our models also have such features as UV lights and activated carbon filters for microbial and odor
disinfection. We don't carry ionic air
purifiers, which have been shown to be virtually ineffective. And we don't carry any purifiers that generate
ozone. Ozone is used in some circumstances to disinfect odors but is very harmful to your health, and these ozone-generating purifiers have in fact recently been banned by the state of
Recommendations Of Our Editors
Our top air purifiers are manufactured by Austin Air, AllerAir,
These models have been shown to be highly effective in bedrooms and living rooms along with office settings. These manufacturers
have their origins in developing industrial-strength purification systems for commercial environments such as hospitals, and have brought
that expertise to their lineups of portable air purifiers. Our editors have compiled all the data and ranked
our top ten air purifiers.