Users' questions

How much does an electronic air filter cost?

How much does an electronic air filter cost?

Electronic filters cost $600 to $1,000 installed and require a 120-volt electrical outlet.

What is electronic air filter?

An electronic air filter can be installed with your heating and cooling systems ductwork to provide whole-home filtration. This device helps keep the air in your home cleaner by removing dust particles along with other contaminants. The filter inside the device needs to be maintained or replaced regularly.

Which conditions are potential problems with electronic air filters?

Ozone problem Ozone is a chemical that at ground-level is potentially harmful to health, and may aggravate asthma and damage the lungs. A 2013 study by Rim, et al. found that continuous use of a household in-duct electrostatic air filter raised ozone concentrations to six times higher than outdoor ozone levels.

How often should you clean electronic air filters?

The pre-filter and collection cells of an electronic air cleaner should be cleaned at least two or three times per year. Check the filter every 3 to 4 weeks. Replace your filter when necessary, or clean it if you have the reusable type. Reusable filters, should be completely dry before they are re-installed.

How often should I clean my electronic air filter?

What is the best air filter for home use?

True HEPA (or High Efficiency Particulate Air) filters provide the best filtration for your home by removing up to 98% of air pollutants from your home. They have a MERV rating between 17 and 20. However, they can only be used in a whole house filtration system or a standalone air purifier.

What is electronic air filter system?

Electronic air cleaners, sometimes referred to as ionizers or electronic air purifiers, use electrically charged filters to reduce the number of airborne contaminants in your home. As air passes through your heating and cooling system, the electronic air cleaner traps large particles (such as dust and dander) in a prefilter.

What is an electrostatic air filter?

For those people that are unfamiliar with the electrostatic air filter, an electrostatic air filter is a filter that cleans the air by the use of static electricity.

Where is the air conditioner filter?

Filter locations vary depending on your air conditioner, but they are usually found along the air conditioner return duct. If the filter is not located within the air conditioner unit, look for an access panel on the interior or exterior of your home near the air conditioner location.