Air cleaners, also known as air purifiers or air filtration systems, are devices designed to improve indoor air quality by removing pollutants, allergens, and contaminants from the air. These systems are used in residential, commercial, and industrial settings to reduce airborne particles and create a healthier and more comfortable indoor environment.
Types of Air Cleaners:
- HEPA Air Purifiers: High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) purifiers use a mechanical filtration system to trap and remove particles like dust, pollen, pet dander, and mold spores.
- Activated Carbon Filters: These air cleaners use activated carbon to absorb and neutralize odors, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and some chemical pollutants.
- UV-C Air Purifiers: Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) purifiers use UV-C light to kill or inactivate bacteria, viruses, and mold spores.
- Ionizers and Electrostatic Precipitators: These air cleaners use electric charges to remove particles from the air. Some release negatively charged ions that attach to airborne particles, causing them to stick to surfaces or filters.
- Ozone Generators: Ozone generators produce ozone to neutralize odors and some pollutants. However, their use is controversial due to potential health risks, and they are not recommended for occupied spaces.
Air cleaners are valuable tools for maintaining a healthy indoor environment and can be a helpful addition to homes, offices, and other indoor spaces. Think of Aqualine Plumbing, Lectrical and Heating when selecting an air cleaner, we can recommend the most suitable system based on your specific needs and circumstances. Give us a call at (360) 515-4779