While most furnaces and air conditioners contain an air filter, their purpose is to protect your home’s heating and cooling units themselves from particles, not to clean the air that passes through. If it is your only line of defense, furnace air filters will not make a noticeable impact in your home’s air quality.
To make a real improvement in your home’s indoor air quality, a permanent air filter, available in various efficiencies is an option to consider. Anyone with breathing difficulties or allergies could benefit from the clean air an air filter can provide.
HEPA Filters (High Efficiency Particulate Arresting) are most suggested for asthma and allergy sufferers because their three stage filtration system ensures the removal of irritating dust particles, chemical smells, and gases from the air. HEPA is known for its unique filtration system. First, a pre-filter captures large particles such as dust, a second layer traps 99.97 percent of particles from 0.3 microns or larger, and a V.O.C. filter removes off-gasses and odours from the air.
There are a variety of factors which help us determine which type of air filtration system is best for your needs. Premi-Air ClimateCare’s experts will be happy to help you choose the indoor air quality equipment that best suits your needs, budget and home.