high-efficiency-air-cleanerWhat is a High-Efficiency Air Cleaner and what benefits do they offer homeowners?

A High-Efficiency Air Cleaner and Filter helps protect and prolong the operating efficiency of central heating and cooling systems compared to systems that do not use enhanced air filtration components. Sometimes known as Whole House Air Cleaners, these cleaners and filters can remove household dust, coal dust, insecticide, dust mites, pollen, mold spores, fungi, bacteria, pet dander, cooking smoke and grease, and tobacco smoke particles.

Air pollution is a serious problem — especially inside your home! The EPA has named indoor air pollution as one of the top 5 environmental risks to public health. The EPA also reports that indoor air can be up to one hundred times more polluted than the air outside.

 

Here are the major benefits of a High-Efficiency Air Cleaner and Filter

1. Provides relief from allergy

2. Helps relieve asthma suffering

3. Eliminates unpleasant odors

4. Protects costly heating and cooling equipment

5. Prolongs operating efficiency

6. Prevents damaging black dust from staining walls, window coverings, upholstery, etc.

7. Reduces time and money spent cleaning and redecorating

For more information, watch this video that appeared on the Today Show. This video describes some simple deep cleaning solutions for homeowners. Watch to the very end when Meredith Vieira asks how you clean the overall air in your home…

 

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A High-Efficiency Air Cleaner is adaptable to all residential forced air furnaces or cooling systems. The air cleaner is installed in the return air duct close to the blower compartment, as this location provides the even air flow across the filter and allows the air cleaner to ensure the cleanliness of the system motor and fan.  In other words, they are installed as part of your home’s central heating and cooling system — completely out of your way and out-of-sight. That means each and every time your system runs, the air in your home is filtered through a state-of-the-art media filter removing potentially harmful contaminants from every room of your home.

Use only a qualified heating and air conditioning installer or service technician to install your Air Cleaner unless your are completely familiar with the tools, necessary equipment and potential safety hazards involved.  If you plan to install the Air Cleaner yourself, be aware that the improper use of any tool can be dangerous. Plus, the manufacturer will not assume any responsibility for Air Cleaner failures due to incorrect procedures.

On the other hand, these air cleaners are designed to make changing the air filter easy.  Any homeowner can perform the easy and basic function of replacing filters.  A homeowner simply needs to pull out the front component or drawer and slip in a new filter. It is much easier that replacing those less efficient cardboard filters.

In summary, a High-Efficiency Air Cleaner can help you combat air pollution in your home, or what the EPA calls one of the top 5 environmental risks to public health. Air Cleaners make your air as clean as possible by removing particulates from your air, allowing you to breathe healthier air. This is so important to those with allergies and asthma and for those who want the cleanest air possible for themselves and their family.