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( Image courtesy of the U.S. EPA )

 

Airborne particles aggravate conditions like asthma and allergies, so it is necessary to eliminate it from the indoor air. Air filters will stop the particles and separate it from indoor air.

Particles can be organic or inorganic and can be different sizes or shapes. For good air filtration result, the air filters “MERV rating” should be minimum between 8 to 11 and filters need to be replaced or cleaned regularly.

( “MERV” stands for the ”Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value”. The higher the MERV rating, the more efficient the filter.)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control defines a “HEPA filter” as an air filter that removes more than 99.97% of particles 0.3 microns or larger at a specified flow rate of air.

(HEPA stands for “High Efficiency Particulate Air” ) .

To give you an idea of the scale of a 0.3 micron particle, >>> 1 inch = 24,500 microns <<<

HEPA filters are good for airborne particles but unfortunately not good for gases and odors. Odor sources can be biological or chemical.

If you have not found a solution for odors, you need to have “Carbon Activated Filter”. This type of filter will be more effective in removing the odors.

Carbon Activated Filters use a process called “adsorption to force”. This process allows the gases and odors to become attached to the carbon activated filters by a chemical reaction. This process creates a film on the surface of the filter.

It is recommended to replace these types of filters every six months .

We can list these common gases and odors asIMG_4190 (2)

  • Cooking odors,
  • Tobacco smokes,
  • Aerosols,
  • Indoor pesticides,
  • Cat litters,
  • House cleaning materials,
  • Furniture and laminate chemicals.

We can all remember one important note: Aerosol sprays or candles are chemicals and they are not the best way to eliminate odors. Maybe it will mask bad smells but actually we are adding extra pollutant in the indoor air.

The best solution of odorless and quality indoor air is beside the fresh air intake with “HRV”

  • “UV light” and “High Efficiency Media Filter or HEPA Filter” combination or

  • “HEPA Filter” and “High Efficiency Media Filter or Electro Air Cleaner with Carbon Activated Filter” combination.

Studies and experiments show that poor indoor air quality affects the efficiency and life expectancy of your heating and cooling equipment.

Five Seasons High Efficiency Air Filters and Electro-Air Clean Air Solutions will help to keep your heating and IMG_4183 (2)cooling system clean and working at maximum efficiency, prolonging the life of the equipment, and reducing energy costs.

  • Five Seasons MERV ratings are based on 492 feet/minute
  • Five Seasons filters contain more media material than other filters on the market. More surface area means more collection area, longer filter life and lower static pressure.
  • Five Seasons filters have an exact fit with the cabinet. This means all the air is forced through the filter.
  • Five Seasons filters do not contain any cellulose. This is very important because cellulose sustains mold growth.
  • Five Seasons filter material is constructed of continuous hydrophobic polyolefin fibers that will not shred or absorb moisture.
  • Five Seasons filters have minimal printing on the casing.
  • Five Seasons filters are Made in Canada .

High Efficiency Media Air Cleaners

These Charged-Media Air Cleaners yield a high initial efficiency, have lower initial resistance and maintain high efficiency over the life of the filter. Plus, they are easy to replace with a Five Seasons High Efficiency Electronic Air Cleaner. It’s a low cost way to significantly increase your home’s indoor air quality!

* High Efficiency Media Retrofit Air Cleaner s

These Charged-Media Air Cleaners use a new technology in air filtration that yield a high initial efficiency and maintain high efficiency over the life of the filter. Lower initial static pressure drop and longer service life than most other types of media filters on the market. Plus, a Perfect Fit filter allows no air gaps. Means all the air passing through is being cleaned!

Features Include:

  • Four models available for airflows ranging from 1200  to  2000   CFM.
  • High Efficiency MERV 11 Filter removes particles as small as 0.3 micron
  • Filter lasts up to one year with continuous fan use.
  • Easy to change filter. No fussing with complicated combs or brackets.
  • Reversible Air Flow. Mounts in any position.
  • No electrical hook-up.
  • Quiet operation.
  • Heavy gauge galvanized steel cabinet and painted snap-on door provide solid installation.
  • Easily upgrades to a Five Seasons or Electro-Air High Efficiency Electronic Air Cleaner.

(Options AvailableActivated Carbon Odor & Gas VOC Filters help remove Volatile Organic Compounds emitted from sources like carpets, cabinets, glues, household cleaners, paints, varnishes, solvents, personal care products, tobacco and cooking smoke, and more.)


* Green Efficiency Media Retrofit Air Cleaners

The Green Efficiency Media Retrofit Air Cleaners have been designed to meet the air filtration efficiency criteria required to gain points toward certification in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building rating system.

The unique filter material is constructed with an advanced synthetic air media that utilizes both charged fibers and traditional mechanical filtration principles. The charged fibers allow the media to achieve MERV 14 levels upon installation and immediately grab and trap airborne contaminants. The resulting dust cake then enhances the mechanical principles of the filter allowing for high levels of filtration during the entire life-cycle.

Features Include:

  • Two models available for airflows ranging from 1400 to 2000 CFM.
  • High Efficiency MERV 14 Filter removes particles as small as 0.3 micron
  • Filter lasts 8 – 12 months with continuous fan use (depending on number of occupants in home, pets, smokers, geographical location).
  • Easy to change filter. No fussing with complicated combs or brackets.
  • Reversible Air Flow. Mounts in any position.
  • No electrical hook-up.
  • Quiet operation.
  • Heavy gauge galvanized steel cabinet and painted snap-on door provide solid installation.
  • Easily upgrades to a Five Seasons or Electro-Air High Efficiency Electronic Air Cleaner.

(Options Available:

Activated Carbon Odor & Gas VOC Filters help remove Volatile Organic Compounds emitted from sources like carpets, cabinets, glues, household cleaners, paints, varnishes, solvents, personal care products, tobacco and cooking smoke, and more.)


* High Efficiency Media Air Cleaners

These Charged-Media Air Cleaners yield a high initial efficiency, have lower initial resistance and maintain high efficiency over the life of the filter. Plus, they are easy to replace with a Five Seasons High Efficiency Electronic Air Cleaner. It’s a low cost way to significantly increase your home’s indoor air quality!

Features Include:

  • Four models available for airflows ranging from 1200 to 2000 CFM.
  • High Efficiency MERV 11 Filter removes particles as small as 0.3 micron
  • Filter lasts up to one year with continuous fan use.
  • Easy to change filter. No fussing with complicated combs or brackets.
  • Reversible air flow. Mounts in any position.
  • No electrical hook-up.
  • Quiet operation.
  • Heavy gauge galvanized steel cabinet and painted snap-on door provide solid installation.
  • Easy to replace with a Five Seasons or Electro-Air High Efficiency Electronic Air Cleaner.

* Over-Sized High Efficiency Media Air Cleaner

The new Over-Sized High Efficiency Media Air Cleaner is the largest of its kind and the perfect solution for homes or commercial establishments with 5 ton air conditioners. Most suitable for vertical installations.

Features Include:

  • Handles up to 2800 CFM.
  • Two (2) High Efficiency MERV 11 Filters remove particles as small as 0.3 micron (1/84,000 of an inch).
  • Filters last up to one year with continuous fan use.
  • Easy to change filter. No fussing with complicated combs or brackets.
  • Reversible air flow.
  • No electrical hook-up.
  • Quiet operation.
  • Heavy gauge galvanized steel cabinetand  painted  snap-on door provide solid installation.

 

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