Best Rated Air Purifier

Best Rated Air Purifier – There’s something in the air, and it’s not good. Between coronavirus and wildfires, consumers are stocking up on air purifiers like their lives depend on it. Air purifiers aren’t the end all be all of health and wellness, but they will drastically improve your indoor air quality so you can breathe easier.

“Air purifiers are designed to remove small particulate matter, or air pollution, from the air we breathe,” Kenneth Mendez, the president and CEO of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), says. “These small particles can vary in size, and can irritate the lungs or trigger allergic reactions when inhaled.

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1.Dyson Pure Hot +

Formaldehyde is a silent killer, and it’s hard to capture and kill. Dyson recently revamped its air purifier line, and it included a range that specializes in getting formaldehyde (as well as other crap in the air). The Pure Cool Formaldehyde uses Selective Catalytic Oxidization filter, which is a fancy way to say it catches formaldehyde in billions of tiny tunnels and turns it into water.

It’s also insanely quiet, and 20 percent quieter than the old models. All air purifiers have an air output, and I like how Dyson turned that necessity into something functional: a fan. The tiny display on the machine actually offers a lot of information about your air quality, and it’s only rivaled by the information you get on the accompanying Dyson app.

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2.Honeywell HPA300

This air purifier from Honeywell, another established brand in the home comfort space, comes in five different sizes that target rooms ranging from small (75 square feet) to extra large (465 square feet). This model, previously the brand’s largest, claims to clean the air as often as five times an hour and remove up to 99.97% of super tiny airborne particles (including viruses).

Since it’s HEPA-certified, our testers found this air purifier to be a superb choice for allergy sufferers because it can remove fine particles and common allergens from the air.

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3.Coway Airmega AP-1512HH(W)

With an average 4.7-star rating across over more than 10,000 reviews, Amazon customers clearly love this air purifier. Its 4-stage filtration system includes a deodorization layer that’s tough on smells. We like that the model also has an LED light that constantly indicates how clean or dirty the air is.

It’s built to purify the air in up to 361 square feet. In usability tests, our testers gave points for the fact the unit offers various fan speeds, timers and modes to choose from (like an eco mode that claims to automatically save energy when it doesn’t detect air pollution for 30 minutes).

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4.Blueair Pure Fan Auto

Our testers have evaluated many Blueair air purifiers in recent years. The brand is a standout for performance and reliability and we found the Blue Pure 211+ Air Purifier to be best for removing an array of particles from the air, including dust and smoke.

The device’s three-part filtration system (one each for fabric, particles and carbon particles) claims to clear up to 99% of common airborne pollutants. It’s designed to cover up to 540 square feet, which is the ideal size for a family room, master bedroom or large office. The best part? You’ll barely notice it working since it’s so quiet. If you’re looking to clear the air in a smaller space, our testers also liked the Blue Pure 411 Auto Air Purifier, basically a smaller, more affordable version of our top pick.

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5.Mila Air Purifier

Mila started as a Kickstarter project, which received over $1.1 million in backing. Those backers should rest assured that this is an excellent air purifier in the middle-to-upper price range. Mila has a CADR rating up to 447 in rooms as big as 1,000 square feet. The powerful unit has an in-depth display that offers information most air purifiers require an app to see (and Mila’s app itself offers a wealth of information).

In auto mode, set Mila to hit a target air quality index (AQI), and it’ll tell you how long it will take to get there, and how it compares to the outdoor AQI as reported by your closest air quality reporting station. Mila also monitors temperature, humidity and carbon monoxide detector among a host of other useful information and insight. The air purifier uses tailored air filters that address specific needs for its users.

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6.BISSELL air320

Medical-grade HEPA Filter. Captures 99.97% of particles 0.3 microns and smaller when on lowest fan speed, helping to remove airborne allergens and irritants like dust, pet dander, pollen, and smoke like that from wildfires, cooking, and smoking.

Honeycomb-Structured Carbon Filter. Filter contains thousands of activated carbon pellets engineered to capture gases, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and common household odors including odors from pets, cooking and smoke.

Large Room Coverage and AHAM Certified. Filters 1582 sq. ft. with 1 air change/hour. Filters 791 sq. ft. with 2 air changes/hour. Filters 527 sq. ft. with 3 air changes/hour. Filters rooms 327 sq. ft. providing 4.8 air changes/hour.

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Best Rated Air Purifier – The pollutants can come from practically anywhere, with Mendez noting that the primary sources of air pollution come from “cooking, automobile emissions, dust, fires or burning of coal and other materials.”

Shopping for an air purifier can feel like a difficult task, no thanks to the unfamiliar terms, options and confusing numbers. Dr. John McKeon, the CEO and founder of Allergy Standards Limited (ASL), says shoppers should look out for a few standard things when it comes to buying an air purifier.

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