Air filter as you can understand by its name only filters the air like you all have water filters at home. The air filter also filters dirt, dust, bacteria from the air. Air filters are used in homes, buildings, and in hospitals too wherever air quality is important.
Air filters are still not widely used the reason is people think that they are inside their home, their offices and pollution are only outside of the buildings. People don’t feel air filters are important for them that they feel safe inside their homes. But the air inside homes and buildings are also polluted because of dust, dirt, some chemicals which are used in cleaners for fragrances. Dirty impurities arrive through furniture, carpet cleaners, and mattresses. For the offices, air pollution arrives through arrivals of employees and workers by their shoes and slippers, also from laser printers and Xerox machines emit chemicals like Ozone dust. Indoor air pollution is so small in size that you are not able to see those harmful particles it’s size less than ten meters.
So, either it’s your homes, buildings, or your outside area pollution is everywhere.
For different types of pollution, there are different types of air filters. Let us have a look at filters and their various types.
Pros: It is best indoor air quality, and can kill even micro germs.
Cons: UV filters are helpless in gases, fumes, and cigarette smoke.
Pros: It can clean the gas and smoke.
Cons: It is not effective for large pollution like pollen.
Pros: Best design makes this filter ideal for capturing large pollution, like pollen. This filter also costs effectively.
Cons: HEPA filters are not effective in gases, odors, and fumes.
Pros: It filters very fine dust particles and clears the air.
Cons: No such maintenance charge as such.