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Do air purifiers work

Do air purifiers work

The answer is yes, if they are designed and deployed correctly. What are the critical elements in design and deployment? Contact Do Air Purifiers work? Firstly, let’s understand what is in the air. The air in your home and the air in hospitals is the same air. It seems obvious to state that but it means that many of the things that create problems for patients in hospitals are also in the air in our homes, and vice versa. Dust mites and bed mites float around in unseen quantities that our minds do not wish to accept. Moulds such as Aspergillus, that black mold we see on many surfaces, is everywhere. When we start to analyse airborne particles and just how many particles are in our air initially it seems unbelievable. “Air is essential for life and yet remains an overlooked mystery to many. Air is everywhere yet we allow it to become polluted with emissions and in health care even common sense precautions around infected patients, such as high end FFP3 masks, are decried as unnecessary expenses.” Dr Clive Beggs, ‘The Forgotten Pathway’. 2003 paper titled “The Airborne Transmission of Infection in Hospital Buildings: Fact or Fiction”. What exactly is a HEPA filter? In a nutshell, the higher the grade, the better the filter. So HEPA14 is better than HEPA10. What many people do not realise is that HEPA filters are not all the same. Indeed there are a range of grades of high efficiency particulate air filters which are numbered ten through to fourteen but these are not the highest standard. After HEPA there are the higher grades of ULPA (Ultra Low Particulate Air) numbered fifteen to seventeen and SULPA (Super Ultra Low Particulate Air) numbered eighteen and nineteen. To the lay person this can be very confusing…