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Size Matters Infographic
Ordinary HEPA filters
can only filter 0.3 micron particles and larger.
technology filters the
smallest airborne particles
of all airborne
Viruses: 0.005 – 0.3 microns
Like bacteria, viruses are organisms that spread airborne diseases as mild as the common cold and as serious as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) through coughs, sneezes and improperly maintained ventilation systems.
Tobacco Smoke: 0.01 – 1 micron
Sidestream smoke has higher concentrations of cancer-causing agents (carcinogens) than mainstream smoke. And, it has smaller particles than mainstream smoke, which make their way into the lungs and the body's cells more easily.
Soot: 0.01 – 0.3 microns
Long-term exposure to urban air pollution containing soot increases the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a major study published in New England Journal of Medicine in 2007.
of all airborne
Pet Dander: 0.1 – 25 microns
Pet dander is the old skin and fur that pets shed. Animal dander is very small and can become attached to your clothingeven if you do not own a pet. Dander can be found everywhere: floors, carpets, walls, furniture, bedding, even the ceilings. Pet dander is a known asthma and allergy trigger.
Dust Mites Allergens: 0.2 – 25 microns
House dust mites are considered to be the most common cause of asthma and allergic symptoms worldwide. Dust mites themselves do not cause an allergic reaction, however, their dung-pellets are an irritant to sensitive people and can cause breathing difficulties. They thrive in warm, humid, dark conditions such as mattresses, carpets, sheets, pillows, and upholstery.
Bacteria: 0.5 – 10 microns
People spread bacteria through the air when they cough and sneeze, transmitting respiratory diseases and triggering symptoms in asthma sufferers. Bacteria can also grow inside poorly maintained ventilation systems, which spread it into the circulating air.
Household Dust: 1 – 100 micron
Dust may worsen hay fever. Circulating outdoor air through a house by keeping doors and windows open, or at least slightly ajar, may reduce the risk of hay fever-causing dust. In colder climates, occupants seal even the smallest air gaps, and eliminate outside fresh air circulating inside the house. So it is essential to manage dust and airflow.
of all airborne
Mold Spores: 8 – 80 microns
Mold and fungus are commonly found in most homes and may be found in the air ducts of your heating/cooling system. They tend to float throughout the house, and form new colonies where they land. Fungus spores have been known to increase the chances of developing asthma.
Pollen: 10 – 100 microns
One of the most common allergens is pollen. It affects the nose, eyes, and mouth making it difficult to breathe. Most pollen that produces allergic reactions is from trees, grasses, and weeds.
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Fine and ultrafine particles on IQAir filter fibers.
Proven performance against ultrafine particles
Ultrafine particles are smaller than 0.1 microns. By sheer number, about 90% of all airborne particles are this size. The primary source of ultrafine particles is combustion from motor vehicles, refineries, industrial plants and even cooking. Viruses are also ultrafine particles. The small size of ultrafine particles enables them to be easily inhaled, deposited into the lungs and absorbed into the blood. They have been linked to heart attacks, strokes, asthma and even cancer.
Manufacturers of ordinary air filtration systems claim only that their systems filter particles larger than 0.3 microns. IQAir is different. IQAir’s HyperHEPA filtration in the HealthPro Series is proven and certified to filter at least 99.5% of all particles down to 0.003 microns – the smallest particles that exist. Independent testing by laboratories and government agencies verifies the effectiveness of IQAir technology against ultrafine particles. When it comes to protection against ultrafine particulates, IQAir is the proven choice.
Up to 25% more clean air
The New Edition HealthPro Series features the most powerful fan ever used in a residential room air purifier. That power translates into even better air cleaning results. The new three-dimensionally optimized design now uses state-of-the-art aerodynamics to convert energy into more air and less noise. We also improved the HyperHEPA® filter pleating design, which increases the filter surface area of the filter. The result of these improvements is up to 25% more clean air.
Up to 100X more filtration than ordinary HEPA
Unlike other air purifiers, IQAir's HyperHEPA filtration system is proven to stop the smallest, most harmful particles in the air, all the way down to 0.003 microns – the smallest particles that exist. That includes viruses, pet dander, dust mites, air pollution and even cigarette smoke. IQAir uses nanofiber technology and innovative design to stop particles 100 times smaller than what other air purifiers claim. We don't just claim it, we prove it in rigorous independent testing.
IQAir individually tests each and every HealthPro Series air purifier at the factory to ensure that its performance meets our strict specifications. We use an electronic laser particle counter to verify that your HyperHEPA filtration is meeting our exacting standards in reality, not just theory. We test total system efficiency – the actual air coming out of the outlet. If the system is not delivering 99.97% cleaner air or better, we don't ship it. Period. The results of the tests are detailed in a hand-signed Certificate of Performance, which is shipped in the box with every HealthPro system.
Up to 38% longer filter life
IQAir’s New Edition air purifiers feature the most advanced filter-pleating pattern ever designed for a residential system. This technology not only increases airflow, but also increases particulate loading capacity by 20% on the PreMax™ pre-filter and 38% on the main HyperHEPA filter. This saves you money and reduces the frequency of filter replacements.
10-Year limited warranty
Our simple promise.
At IQAir, we are committed to providing you with the best air purifiers in the world. And we back it up 100% with this simple, straightforward warranty. We ensure that your IQAir® HealthPro® Series system meets or exceeds our quality guarantee. We also guarantee that your system is free from defects, or we will fix or replace it for free. This includes everything. All you have to do is register your product within 30 days of purchase to be eligible for the 10-Year Limited Warranty.
This is our simple promise. We stand 100% behind the quality of our Swiss-made air purifiers. So you can relax and breathe easy.
NOTE: IQAir limited warranties apply only to IQAir products purchased in North America directly from IQAir North America, Inc., or from an IQAir Authorized Dealer.