The air might be cool this season but don’t stop to breathe a sigh of relief yet, for it might be that breath you take that could be most questionable. Monsoons bring no respite from air pollution. In fact, the level of dust, bacteria and allergens rise during this season, making everyone prone to cold, flu and other allergies.
Of course, it's difficult to insulate yourself from outdoor pollution, and indoor air quality isn’t the purest and safest either. Breathing clean air has become a serious issue of our times, and we can begin to solve it by making sure that at least the air in our homes is pure enough.
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This makes owning air purifiers more important than ever. This gadget is equipped with filters that purify the air of the mould, bacteria and other particles in it. One such important filter is the HEPA filter in the air purifier.
HEPA stands for High-Efficiency Particulate Air. This is a type of air filter that forces air through a fine mesh that traps harmful particles like dust mites, pollen, pet dander and smoke. A test criteria by the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology dictates that a HEPA filter must trap 99.7 per cent of particulates 0.3 microns or larger.
In addition to HEPA filters, there are many other purifying technologies such as UV, activated carbon and ozone, which serve multiple purposes. Yet the biggest advantage of owning a HEPA filter air purifier is that you can ensure that contaminants will be removed on a microscopic level. So, go ahead and take a deep breath now with these HEPA technology air purifiers.
Kent Aura 15002 Air Purifier
This Kent air purifier comes with HEPA technology. It is made with high-quality material that removes all fine particles from the air. It has an intelligent light sensor that monitors the quality of air indoors, and adjusts the air flow to make sure you breathe clean air all the time.
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Philips AC 4025 Air Purifier
This Philips air purifier has a two-stage filtration system which includes a HEPA and an activated carbon filter that gives you clean air. You can use it at night too, as it is a quiet machine with dimmed lights. This system has a feature that signals an alert every time the filter needs to be replaced.
Lifelong Breathe Healthy 45-Watt Room Air Purifier
This Lifelong air purifier comes with an anti-bacterial HEPA filter, an activated carbon filter and an additional negative ionizer. Together, they effectively remove formaldehyde, benzene, dust, pollen, allergy, and mould from the air.
Honeywell HAC35M1101G Air Touch Air Purifier
Like the other purifiers, this Honeywell machine also removes unseen and harmful dust particles from the air. It's also fitted with a HiSiv filter that’s patented by the brand; this filter has a unique honeycomb design and molecular sieve with activating agents that remove formaldehyde, VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) and odour.
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Mi Air Purifier 2 AC M2 AA Room Air Purifier
Designed with a special HEPA filter, this MI air purifier
is much smaller than other purifiers and yet can purify a room within 10 minutes. It has a 360-degree cylindrical filter that takes in air from every direction and circulates clean air immediately. In addition to filtering harmful particles, it also has a high-density EPA filter from Japanese manufacturer, Toray, and an activated carbon filter that removes formaldehyde, bad odour and other harmful substances.
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