Air Purifier 101 – Frequently Asked Questions

Air purifiers can be of great help to individuals suffering from asthma, allergies and many similar chronic respiratory conditions or seasonal respiratory viral infections. Following are the most frequently asked questions and answers about air purifiers that will help you select the right one for your needs.

When should I use an air purifier?

If you find that your allergies are out of hand, if you have a mold problem, if you live or work in a ‘sick’ building, or if you are doing indoor remodeling, you may need an air purifier. Air purifiers can be lifesavers and will increase your quality of indoor life immensely.

 Where should I position my air purifier to achieve its maximum performance?

The most common places to position an air purifier in your home would be your bedroom and/or living
room as most likely you spend most of your time there.

 Where is the best position to place my air purifier if I’m allergic to animal dander?

If you have pets while being allergic to animal dander, then the best place to put your air purifier would be the room where your pets are located most of their time. It is essential to keep your pet/s out of your bedroom.

How to decide which air purifier is right for my household?

You should choose an air purifier based on your health and/or household needs. If you need a general purpose air purifier that can effectively abolish a large variety of particulate and molecular air pollutants, then the Airgle’s PurePal Air Purifier would be the right choice for you. This air purifier is particularly suitable for asthma and allergy sufferers.

If you need a stronger and more enhanced air purifier that can effectively destroy viruses and bacteria and safely neutralize odors and remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs), then the Airgle PurePal Plus would be more suitable.

Which air purifier deals with infection control?

The PurePal Clean Room air purifier is specifically developed to protect from an airborne infection and is mostly suitable for hospitals, clinics, and other similar health care facilities. It is also recommended to individuals suffering from a severe respiratory problem, asthma or allergy. This model is equipped with the revolutionary Titanium Pro® module, which kills viruses and bacteria down to 0.01 microns in size and neutralizes odors and chemicals.

What is MCS and how to combat it?

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity or MCS is an adverse physical reaction to low-level chemical exposure. The most effective air purifier to combat MCS and help individuals suffering from this chronic medical condition is Airgle’s PurePal MultiGas. This air purifier boasts 15 lbs activated carbon filter, medical-grade cHEPA filter, and has the highest level of efficiency (over 99.991%).

Is my electric bill going to be significantly higher if I use one or multiple air purifiers in my home?

Air purifiers run continuously and depending on the type, each air purifier uses different amounts of energy. Airgle is very proud that its air purifiers have low power consumption and have therefore earned the Energy Star rating. Their standby power uses only around 0.5 watt, which is 75% lower than the official Energy Star rating requirement.