How Does an Air Purifier Work?
Your home is contaminated everyday with air pollutants. It may be cigarette smoke, smells from cooking, mold spores, pet dander, viruses, or pollen. All can cause either immediate illness,or sickness over a length of time, so it is important to remove these pollutants out of your home’s air.
This can be accomplished while saving you money. However, you may be wondering exactly how does an air purifier work? And you also may be wondering how does it benefit you and your family?
The Ins and Outs of Air Purifiers
To purify the air in your home there are various types of air purifiers. They all do one thing different ways: cleanse your home’s air. Filters and electrical attraction are just two of the ways to remove pollutants. The following is a brief description of how an air purifier works when using an air filter and electrostatic air purifier:
Air filters clean the air of particles using a fine sieve. To maximize the amount of particles the finest sieve is used. A High Efficiency Particulate Air filter, better known as a HEPA filter, can trap air particles up to 99.97%.
Trapping this high amount of particles guarantees the air quality in your home will be free from asbestos, pet dander, smoke, dust and pollen. Once the air filter is completely covered you will need to purchase a replacement. For cleaner air and energy efficiency the filters should be changed in your air vents, furnace, air conditioners, or air registers regularly.
Electronic (electrostatic) air purifiers and electronic filters clean the air with electrical charges created by precipitating cells, or plates. The electrical charges are created attracting and removing pollutants and allergens circulating in your home’s atmosphere. Electronic air purifiers do not have to be replaced as often as HEPA filters since they are cleanable.
The Health Benefits of Air Purifiers
Cleaning allergens from the air provides a healthier quality of air and helps your family be healthier. By removing pollutants such as mold spores and pet dander this will help minimize damage to the family’s lungs and can contribute to a stronger immune system.
Air purifiers protect your air conditioner or furnace from debris, dust, and dirt enabling your appliances to run more efficiently. When the appliances run more efficiently your energy costs go down and this helps to keep money in the family budget.
Want the fresh purified air in your Anoka home? Call Superior Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electric at (763) 422-1721 and breathe in the purified air you deserve.