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Air Purifier to Remove Smoke Odors and Particulate The AirMedic Pro 5 HDS is an air purifier designed specifically for removing airborne smoke odor, chemicals and particulate.
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Smoke Air Purifier for Heavier Concentrations of Smoke and Odor The Aimedic Pro 5 Ultra S has an extra deep-bed of activated carbon for moderate to heavier levels of smoke and odor.
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Remove Smoke and Odor in Larger Spaces The AirMedic Pro 6 HDS Smoke Air Purifier is designed to remove light to moderate wildfire smoke, wood burning stoves,
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The Airedic Pro 6 Ultra, is our most effective air purifier for smoke odor and particles in larger rooms. With an extra-large deep-bed carbon filter and Super HEPA or medical-grade HEPA, the Pro 6 Ultra S is our largest, most powerful unit the smoke and odor series.
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Wildfire Smoke and Air Purifiers

Wildfire Smoke and Air Quality 

Wildfire smoke poses a significant health risk and is a major source of fine particle pollution in the western U.S. and Canada.  As wildfire smoke can travel rapidly, even communities hundreds of miles outside the main burn zone can be affected. If you live in an area prone to wildfires, choosing the right air purifier can help improve indoor air quality in the event of a fire.

Pollutants in Wildfire Smoke

The emissions from wildfire smoke include a range of pollutants such as fine particulate, carbon monoxide, chemicals and volatile organic compounds. Of particular concern is the fine particulate, because 80 to 90% of wildfire smoke particulate is less than 2.5 microns in diameter and can penetrate deep into the body.

Even a marginal increase in this type of pollution has been linked to numerous health problems from headaches to respiratory issues and even heart attacks. Although healthy people can be affected when the smoke concentration is high, people who are at the greatest risk of experiencing health issues due to wildfire smoke include young children, pregnant women, older adults, and those with conditions such as asthma or heart disease.

How Does an AllerAir Air Purifier Filter Smoke?

A good quality air purifier with HEPA and activated carbon cleans smoky air in several steps:
• A pre-filter removes larger particles and prevents the main filters in the air purifier from clogging.
• The HEPA traps 99.97% of fine airborne particles that pass through the filter.
• The deep-bed activated carbon filter adsorbs airborne chemicals, gases and odors.

While HEPA filters are fairly standard, activated carbon filters can vary in quality and effectiveness. The granular activated carbon used in an air purifier works like a sponge to soak up airborne chemicals, gases and odors. The capacity of that “sponge” depends on its depth and size. The more activated carbon used in an air purifier, the more chemicals, gases and odors it can adsorb.

For more information on which air purifier would be right for your home contact an AllerAir air quality expert at 1-888-852-8247 or connect with us via live chat.

Note: An air purifier may help improve indoor air quality, but can’t save you from an encroaching wildfire. Always follow public advisories and immediately seek medical attention if anyone you know shows signs of a health problem.

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