Carbon Air Purifiers
Activated carbon air purifiers are great for reducing many types of
odors, including pet smells, cooking, fumes and toxic off-gassing. Read
about the key features to look for in a carbon air filter and air
Not every air purifier comes with an activated carbon air filter. Some
may only have one filter. Many have at least two, a prefilter and main
Often if there is a carbon filter, it will be the third filter, to help
A pre-filter helps trap the larger air particles before they get to the
main filter. Having a prefilter will help prolong the life of the main
filter because it doesn't have as much air particles to trap. In
quality air purifiers, the main filter will be a HEPA filter.
If you want odor control out of your air purifier, then an activated
carbon filter is a must have. It will be the filter that does the best
at purifying all those smells, and will help leave the air fresher.
If you are after really fresh smelling air, then check out a carbon filter air purifier with
ionic function. The ionizer produces negative ions, like
those in ocean air, to "charge" the air and help it smell fresh and
A great air purifier which has the carbon filter option and the ionic
purifier feature is the BlueAir purifier line. They have top quality
HEPA filters, which are eco friendly and resist bacteria, are energy
star rated, and have the odor reducing filters with the ionic feature.
Just about everything you'd want in an air purifier, along with great
customer reviews. Check out more info on the BlueAir