Looking for the best air purifier in India? Choose the one with HEPA filter.

August 27, 2020 | 07:15 AM

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It seems buying an air purifier is now a necessity, and soon every household will probably need to have to get at least one, just like most of us have water purifiers in our kitchens. There are a lot of different factors to consider when buying an air purifier - from the cost, to the design - but the most important is how effective the purifier will be for you. To be a better judge of that, here are a few things that you must take note of before you start exploring the best air purifier for your home!

What does HEPA mean and where did it come from?

HEPA, which stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air, is a designation used to describe filters that are able to trap 99.97 percent of particles that are 0.3 microns.

Technologies that complement HEPA style filtration

The best technology to pair with HEPA style filtration in air purifiers really depends on your lifestyle choices and concern. There are many different technologies that are used in air purifiers with HEPA style filtration, such as activated carbon, pre-filters, ultraviolet light, and ionizers.

Pre-Filters

Pros:

  • Captures large particles
  • May be washable
  • Extends life of HEPA filter

Cons:

  • Requires maintenance
 

Activated Carbon

Pros:

  • Absorbs odors, gases, and chemicals
  • Leaves space smelling fresh
  • Removes tobacco smoke and pet odors

Cons:

  • Heavy
  • Expensive
 

Ultraviolet Light

Pros:

  • Neutralizes microorganisms, like bacteria and viruses

Best HEPA air-purifiers by Daikin:

Daikin MC76VVM6: Daikin introduces the next-gen air purifier with “New HEPA Filter” technology in which high-speed electrons capable of oxidative decomposition are generated. Adapting the idea of, ‘fresh air reborn,’ this air purifier features Daikin Streamer Discharge technology. Streamer discharge is a type of plasma discharge in which high speed electrons capable of oxidative decomposition are generated, which eliminates bacteria and mould as well as other hazardous chemical substances and allergens. This air purifier has the ability to eliminate bacteria and mould as well as hazardous chemical substances and allergens etc. from your indoor air.

Daikin MC70MVM6: With a user-friendly design that is easy to read and use, this model comes with a wide range of features like Titanium apatite photocatalytic filter, Daikin’s Streamer discharge technology, Electrostatic filtration process for increased cleaning efficiency, the air purifier is also very economical and comes with 5 replacement filters so that users would not have to buy filters for 10 years. This Daikin air purifier has 6-stage filtration process for better air cleaning, making it the best air purifier for home in India when it comes to ensuring cleaning efficiency. Daikin's air purifying technology decomposes and removes bacteria, viruses, odors, allergens, formaldehyde, mold spores and other undesirable airborne components.

Daikin MC30UVM6: With PM2.5 sensor and air quality indicator, this air purifier can quickly and efficiently detect ultrafine particles. It’s 3-stage filtration system of pre-stage filter, deodorizing filter, and True Electrostatic HEPA dust collection filter, make it suitable for every Indian household.

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