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What Kind Of Air Purifier Do I Need?

‘What kind of air purifier do I need?'. That's a question we at Wellness Junction get asked often, especially when considering the immense advantages of an air purifier.

When figuring out what kind of air purifier you need, you should choose one based on your room size, specific needs (allergies, smoke, pets, etc.), filtration system (HEPA, activated carbon, UV, etc.), design, and overall fan speeds and noise levels.

Dive in as we clear the mist and help you breathe a little easier by finding the right air purifier for you.

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What Kind Of Air Purifier Do I Need?

When on the lookout for the right air purifier to suit your specific needs, there are certain features that separate the average from the ultimate.

Let's take a look at the key factors to consider when choosing the right air purifier for you.

  1. Types Of Air Filtration Technology

Our air purifiers, for instance, utilize various filtration technologies, each targeting specific air contaminants:

HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air)

Are you prone to severe allergies? Air purifiers by Austin Air are just what you need. Based on our observations, their medical-grade HEPA filtration can neutralize up to 95% of harmful particles that are as small as 0.1 microns!

With their ability to effectively remove allergens like pollen, dust, and dander, they're perfect for combating allergies.

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Activated Carbon

If you're living in an environment with lots of wildfires and suffering from respiratory issues like Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), then an AllerAir air purifier with activated carbon filtration is the perfect addition for you and your home.

These filters excel at capturing gasses, odors, and VOCs (volatile organic compounds). Its porous structure captures these contaminants, ensuring cleaner, odor-free air.

Brands like AllerAir are invaluable in environments with smoke, chemicals, or strong odors. Its models carry innovative tar-trapping pre-filters that effectively trap these complex pollutants and remove them completely from the air.

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UV (Ultraviolet)

Having an air purifier with a UV (ultraviolet) light is an ideal choice for those cold winters when you have the flu. This is because UV light technology offers an extra level of protection in air cleaning technology that kills airborne pathogens like mold mycotoxins, bacteria, and viruses.

In this instance, the AllerAir Smoke Eater For Bar air purifier is rated highly as one of the top purifiers with the best filtration systems. It boasts a remarkable UV germicidal lamp, making it a champion at eradicating airborne pathogens that are harmful to your immune system.


  • CADR (Clean Air Delivery Rate)

CADR measures how quickly an air purifier cleans the air in a specific-sized room. A higher CADR means faster purification, which is exactly why you need an air purifier with a high CADR level.

And speaking of exceptional CADR ratings, Austin Air's HealthMate Air Purifier and the Austin Air HealthMate Jr. are top contenders.

While the HealthMate Junior is effective at sterilizing dentist offices, the HealthMate Plus shines at removing VOCs in larger spaces like factories in industrial areas with unparalleled efficiency.

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  • Design Aesthetics

Choosing the right air purifier entails finding a suitable design to match your home/workspace. The HealthMate Junior by Austin Air, for instance, comes in soothing colors of black and sandstone, created with a baked-on paint finish.

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  • Room Size Or Floor Area Coverage

We determined through our tests that matching your air purifier's capacity to your room's size is vital. If you're concerned about spacious areas or places with higher airborne contaminants in your business, then the Airpura T600 is an excellent choice for you.

Designed for high traffic environments, its pura air filter efficiently cleans air in large spaces like restaurants and critical areas (that are prone to an array of contaminants) like medical waiting rooms.

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  • Fan Settings And Noise Levels

The ability to adjust fan speeds is important for tailoring purification to your needs and different situations. If you're a cooking enthusiast and love preparing your own meals, or alternatively, if you just have really bad allergies, you'll need higher fan speeds to take care of allergens and potent cooking odors.

We recommend finding a unit like Austin Air's HealthMate model that offers flexibility in fan settings with a 3-speed centrifugal system. This will consistently give you optimal air quality, regardless of where you are in your home.

Lastly, we understand that noise levels are a high priority. For bedrooms or a home office, a whisper-quiet air purifier is crucial.

The HealthMate Junior, whose noise levels are likened to ‘a whisper and normal conversation' is a fantastic option as it is guaranteed to not spoil your productivity or disturb your peace.


To answer the question, “What kind of air purifier do I need?”, you should consider all your requirements (for your home and/or business). Whether it's health concerns, room size, or design and fan settings, there's an air purifier for you.

Ready to breathe clean, crisp air? Try Wellness Junction's superior air products today and unlock unparalleled insights into pristine air quality.

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