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EnviroKlenz vs Austin Air

If you're like us at Wellness Junction, you take your health and well-being seriously.

You may be wondering if an EnviroKlenz air purifier is right for you, or if you should go with an Austin Air air purifier. These are two of the top air purifiers on the market today that will provide you with clean air and why Wellness Junction carries both Austin Air and EnviroKlenz. 

There's no question that air quality is a pressing issue, especially inside our homes and offices.

Pollution and allergens can make it difficult to breathe, get adequate sleep, and can make your home unsafe. 

That is why many people look to air purifiers to improve the quality of the air in their homes and in turn feel safer.

With a lot of brands out there to pick from, it can get really frustrating to find an air purifier for your needs.

On this page, we will compare and contrast these two popular air purifier brands to help you make the best decision for your needs. 

EnviroKlenz vs. Austin Air — A Comparison of Air Purifiers


Price

Let's get one of the main things people look at out of the way, the price. Air purifiers can range from around $100 all the way up to $2,000 or more.

With EnviroKlenz and Austin Air, the price range between the two are very similar and are in the middle/upper tier on pricing. 

EnviroKlenz has two options: The Mobile Air System priced at $699.00 and the Air System Plus priced at $799.00.

Austin Air has four options with the original HealthMate priced at $714.99, the Allergy Machine at $764.99, the HealthMate Plus at $854.99 and the Bedroom Machine at $994.99

The pricing reflects the quality of air filtration inside the units. Both brands have some of the top filtration systems in an air purifier. Let's go chat about that below.


Filters

EnviroKlenz 

The first thing you will notice with any EnviroKlenz air purifier is that there is no carbon filtration like most air purifiers. So what will remove the VOCs, odors, and gases that activated carbon normally takes care of?

The EnviroKlenz Air Cartridge is the answer. This filter is what makes EnviroKlenz stand out from others. First created for the US Military, the Air Cartridge's patented Earth Mineral Technology utilizes safe earth minerals to capture and destroy airborne toxic and noxious gasses, particulates, allergens, bacteria, viruses, and other allergy triggers. It does not contain any abrasive chemicals, masking agents, or toxic fillers so it is safe for you and your family. 

  • EnviroKlenz air purifiers also come with a true medical-grade HEPA filter.
  • In the Air System Plus, you get two, 9-watt, UV lights that are located before (and radiating on) the collection side of the HEPA filter. The UVC lights are continuously shining on the collected organisms with high efficiency of kill.
Austin Air

All four Austin Air units will have 2 pre-filters (medium and large particles) and a true medical-grade HEPA filter.

  • The HealthMate will also have a carbon filter that has 15 lbs. of activated carbon and Zeolite in it. 
  • The HealthMate Plus adds potassium iodide into the carbon filter for extra protection from smoke, chemicals, noxious gases, VOC’s, and formaldehyde.
  • The Allergy Machine has no activated carbon but rather the Military-grade HEGA (High Efficiency Gas Arrestance) carbon cloth that  provides an extremely large surface area for adsorption of chemicals, gases, viruses and bacteria.
  • The Bedroom Machine has the carbon filter and also the HEGA carbon cloth. This unit will give you the ultimate protection with 5 levels of filtration. 

Both filter systems are great for eliminating pollutants inside your home even if they go about it with different filters. For EnviroKlenz, you will have to replace each one separately and at different times. Austin Air has a filter system that comes as one unit that you will have to replace. Both make it easy and quick to change out filters. 

EnviroKlenz Filter Life Expectancy Austin Air Filter Life Expectancy
Air Cartridge Filter — Every 6 months
HEPA Filter — Every 2 years
UV light —Every 18 months
Carbon Filter — 5 years
HEPA Filter — 5 years
Pre-filters — 5 years

Housing Material - No Plastic Here!

EnviroKlenz — The metal housing is designed with powder-coated paint to prevent any off-gassing and won't wear down over time.

Austin Air — The housing is made of solid steel and welded together to prevent any rattling. The powder-coated paint will prevent any off-gassing and odors like EnviroKlenz.

Both EnviroKlenz and Austin Air have very little plastic parts on the units. The caster wheels and control knobs are the few that exist. Some air purifiers made of plastic can off-gas which emits harmful chemicals. One of the only plastic parts on the unit is the caster wheels that allow you to easily move it around your home. 


Noise Level - How loud is it at different speeds?

One of the questions we get asked the most is, "How loud is the air purifier?". When you have the air purifier running all the time, you don't want a loud unit that dominates your home. Both EnviroKlenz and Austin Air have units that can be a bit loud on the highest setting but not unbearable. 

Austin Air units, depending on the fan speed used, have noise levels that range from less than 50 to around 65 dB (decibels). With 3 different speeds, (low/medium/high) you can find the best fan speed to accommodate the noise level you like. 

EnviroKlenz has has units that range from 54-62 dB depending on what speed the air purifier is set to so this is very similar to Austin Air. EnviroKlenz units have 4 different speeds, Whisp-Air is at 54 dB, Low is at 56 dB, Medium is at 59 dB, and High is at 62 dB. 

*Around 50 db is moderate rainfall or a quiet office setting and 60 dB is considered a normal conversation or background music*


Warranties

Both Austin Air and EnviroKlenz have great warranties that back their amazing air purifiers. 

Austin Air — The air purifiers are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship for five (5) years from the date of purchase and a five (5) year pro-rated filter warranty, by far the most comprehensive in the industry. If the filter lasts less than five years, Austin Air will discount the cost of a new filter based on the number of years the filter has been in use. They also have a 30-day money back guarantee!

EnviroKlenz — The EnviroKlenz Promise includes a 30-Day, No-Questions-Asked, Money-Back Guarantee and a a full 5-Year Mechanical Warranty.

If you are not 100% happy with your EnviroKlenz mobile system, contact us to set up a return within 30-days, no-questions-asked.


EnviroKlenz vs Austin Air — Tech Specs


EnviroKlenz Air Purifiers
All Austin Air Models
Dimensions:
19"H x 15"W x 15"D - Mobile
22"H x 15.5"W x 15"D - Plus
23″H x 14.5″L x 14.5″W
Weight: 
38 lbs.
29 - 47 lbs.
Room Coverage:
Up to 1,000 sq. ft.
Up to 1,500 sq. ft.
Fan Speeds:
4 speeds
3 speeds
CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute)
up to 250 CFM
up to 400 CFM
Mobility: 
4 caster wheels
4 caster wheels
Price:
$699.99 - $799.00
$714.99 - $994.99

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Pros and Cons of EnviroKlenz and Austin Air 

EnviroKlenz Air Purifiers

EnviroKlenz vs. Austin Air — EnviroKlenz Air Purifiers

Pros

👍🏼 Made in the USA 

👍🏼 Patented technology with the Air Cartridge

👍🏼 Medical-Grade HEPA Filter that can remove up to 99.99% of all airborne particles 0.1 microns in size

👍🏼 No fragrances, no toxic chemicals, and no additional compounds

👍🏼 Indicator showing when UV-C lights need changing  

👍🏼 3rd party testing shows effectiveness of clean air 

Cons

👎🏼 No controller to adjust fan speeds or turn on/off 

👎🏼 Must change the Air Cartridge every 6 months

👎🏼 On the highest speed, it can be louder than others


Austin Air Purifiers

EnviroKlenz vs. Austin Air — Austin Air Purifiers

Pros

👍🏼 Made in the USA 

👍🏼 Clinical trials prove effectiveness of Austin Air

👍🏼 Carbon Filter has 15 lbs. of activated carbon

👍🏼 Medical-Grade HEPA filter that removes 99.97% of all particles larger than 0.3 microns and 95% of all particles larger than 0.1 microns.

👍🏼 360° Intake System allows air to be drawn in on all four sides of unit

👍🏼  5-Year filtration life expectancy

Cons

👎🏼 Can be on the louder side when on the highest setting 

👎🏼 No remote control for adjustments to fan speed or to turn on/off

👎🏼 No sensors or smart features for filters 



Conclusion

EnviroKlenz and Austin Air are both great air purifiers that will eliminate pollutants and give you clean air to breathe inside your home.

Having so many similarities, the filter media to eliminate VOCs, gases, and chemicals is the key difference with Austin Air having activated carbon/zeolite and EnviroKlenz having the Earth Mineral Technology in the Air Cartridge.

If you want to learn more about both brands and all air purifiers they offer, please take a look here, Austin Air and EnviroKlenz.

With robust filtration systems, great warranties, and built to run 24/7 for years, you can't go wrong with either brand!


If you have questions about which would be best for your needs, please call or email us any time. We will happily answer your questions and guide you to the best option that is right for you.

You can reach us at info@wellnessjunction.com 24 hrs, 7 days a week, or call 800-791-8083 Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00 CST.

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