This comparison report is to show you why the TRACS HEPA air purifiers (MADE IN THE USA) are superior compared to the Blueair air purifiers that are made mostly in China and with Chinese parts. We give Blueair air purifiers poor reviews!
I will first explain how the Blueair air purifiers operate. I will then show you exactly why the TRACS HEPA air purifiers with non ozone producing ultraviolet light systems that will also kill viruses, bacteria and mold spores in your indoor air are superior and how they operate to prove without question that the TRACS HEPA air purifier is a better choice over any and all Blueair models to clean and improve the indoor air quality in your home or office space!
The Blueair air purifiers sell for between $299.00 and $899.00. They were designed and I believe manufactured in Sweden. After seeing opportunities to sell their air purifiers in the united states and through AHAM, short for Association Of Home Appliance Manufacturers which is an organization that myself and others feel that is nothing more then a marketing club to promote the sales of their members products that pay thousands of dollars a year along with a portion of their yearly income to have their products and in this case air purifiers tested at AHAM’s own CADR test standards in order to be able to have a gold seal of AHAM’s approval that could easily look like some kind of official Government emblem of approval printed on the air purifiers box to help increase sales to people that are unaware of what AHAM is all about!
Today the Blueair air purifiers are not made in Sweden for use in the USA! The parts for the Blueair air purifiers and the air purifiers themselves are now mostly coming out of China. This is easy to see to the people in the air purifier and air cleaner industry because of the now common Chinese technologies that are included in many Chinese made air purifiers such as the automatic sensors that control the unit’s blower fan motor speed being used in some of the Blueair units.
What’s In The Blueair Air Purifier And How It Works!
The Blueair air purifier boasts about how great it is with its HEPASilent filters and ion chamber that produces negative ions.
By naming and calling the three filters in the Blueair HEPASilent filters you would think that these filters would actually be real HEPA filters! The truth is that they are not HEPA filters at all! The filters are nothing more then pleated polypropylene filters in cardboard frames that fit into two slots on the inside and top of the air purifiers case. We feel that this is deceiving and unethical misrepresentation to the many people that have already purchased Blueair air purifiers and to future buyers as well! Also I have personally examined different Blueair models and discovered that there were air gaps between where the cardboard filter frames fit into the units filter slot channels where they are held into place. What do you think about this?
Also Blueair says that these three pleated filters must be replaced every six months or twice a year and at $79.95 each time you replace these three filters it will cost you $159.90 per year which quickly adds up to $799.50 in a five year time period. This is most likely more money then what most people paid for their Blueair units when they first made their purchase and the filters in the Blueair units are not even real HEPA filters!
The Blueair air purifiers come only with a one-year warranty! You can upgrade your warranty BUT THERE IS A BIG CATCH!
The catch is to keep your warranty valid you must sign up to an auto ship program and auto pay agreement to receive the three replacement pleated filters every single six months! If you stop paying for these filters then the warranty stops period! Limiting people’s warranty to only one year and forcing them to keep paying for expensive replacement filters each and every six months to have the privilege of a longer then one year warranty does not seem ethical to us especially for the price that these air purifier units cost to purchase and maintain in the first place! What do you think about this?
The Blueair’s Filter Replacement Indicator Is A Timer Not A Pressure Sensor!
Most ethical manufactures of quality air purifiers and air cleaners will include a simple sensor that measures the air pressure coming through the HEPA filter caused from the dirt load on and in the HEPA filter itself. When the sensor sees that the HEPA filter is dirty enough to replace it will cause an indicator light to glow to alert the customer to change the filter. This same type of sensor could also be used in Blueair air purifiers but a timer is used instead. So even if the three pleated filters in the unit are still relatively clean the six-month timer indicator comes on to prompt you to change out these expensive filters! We feel that using a timer and not a pressure sensor is yet another unethical practice used in the Blueair air purifiers to take more of your hard earned money! What do you think about this?
Mixing Negative Ions With Mechanical Air Filters In Blueair Air Purifiers
Blueair air purifiers boast about having a built in ion chamber in their air purifiers in order to adhere more dust to their three polypropylene pleated filters! And yes this does work! However what they don’t tell you that if your creating negative ions in the Blueair’s air flow, many of these negative ions will blow out of the units exhaust and into the room where the negative ions can and will attach to floating dust and allergens and drop them out of suspension away from the air purifiers reach to grab them into its three pleated air filters. This will cause a good amount of dust and allergens to drop onto your furniture, floors and even onto you and your family in their beds while sleeping.
Also the ionizer in the Blueair units may be helping the pleated filters to have an efficiency 99.97% but what good is this if the machine is also blowing out negative ions only to drop many of the floating particulates and allergens out of the air away from the air purifier thus preventing capture and removal of allergens into the air purifier. We feel that this is one clever way Blueair uses this combined air filter with ionizer technology to receive high CADR test results from AHAM the organization they pay big money to be a member of to get their air purifiers tested at AHAM’s own in house standards and promoted with the AHAM gold seal that brings in more sales from their clever marketing. We feel that this is not an ethical practice! What do you think about this?
Now Here Is The Information On The TRACS HEPA Air Purifier With Ultraviolet Light System Priced At $725.00 With Free Shipping In The USA
TRACS HEPA air purifiers are MADE IN THE USA.
The TRACS includes a real and individually certified HEPA air filter that is 99.99 percent efficient down to .3 microns of particle size that will catch and remove the smallest allergens from your indoor air environment for 5 to 6 years before replacement is necessary at Aprox $125.00. The TRACS includes three 3 ½ pound activated carbon/zeolite mixed pre-filters (I Year Of Pre-Filters) that will remove the larger particles and allergens from the air as well as removing out-gassing chemicals and odors that come from newer carpeting, furniture, painted surfaces and pesticides.
The 3 ½ pound carbon pre-filters should be replaced once every 4 months to insure that you always have fresh carbon and zeolite to remove out-gassing chemicals and odors from your indoor air and the pre-filter replacement cost is only $25.00 each or just $75.00 per year.
The TRACS HEPA air purifier also includes a state of the art ultraviolet light system with two powerful hospital grade non-ozone producing medical grade ultraviolet bulbs totaling 18,415 microwatts that has a USA Patent design of aiming the two UV lamps into the front intake side of the HEPA filter allowing the powerful ultraviolet light to kill bacteria, viruses and mold spores before they can penetrate into the HEPA filter. This is a necessary and unique design that no other air purifier can copy and it gives the TRACS HEPA air purifier an important edge over any other air purifier on the market that also utilizes an ultraviolet light system. The replacement cost of the two UV Lamps is only $50.00 every 18 months or once every year and a half.
Another important unique design of the TRACS is that this high quality HEPA air purifier unit is 100 percent sealed so absolutely no (zero) dust; allergens, bacteria or mold spores can escape from around the HEPA filter or from the case itself. The TRACS is sealed so well it is the number one choice for use in doctors offices and hospitals that treat respiratory problems and perform organ transplants, stem cell transplants, chemotherapy and treat people with compromised immune systems because the TRACS will pass a zero laser particle test at 99.99 percent of efficiency at a particle size down to .3 microns while also killing viruses, bacteria and mold spores with its ultraviolet light system. The actual laser particle test video is available to view anytime online on the Absolute Air Cleaners And Allergy Products website. Please know TRACS HEPA air purifiers are not just used in hospitals and doctors offices! The majority of TRACS HEPA air purifiers are used in people’s bedrooms, family rooms and general office spaces for dust, allergy and asthma control.
One TRACS HEPA air purifier unit will do a very good job of cleaning the indoor air in a room or open space up to 1000 square feet in area size and one TRACS unit will provide approximately 13 air exchanges per hour in an average sized bedroom area which is incredible! The rule is, the smaller the room is the higher the TRACS air exchange rate per hour will be for even better performance.
Most TRACS owners will place one unit in any needed bedroom where people have allergies or asthma to sleep better at night and they will also place one unit in the family room where people hang out to watch TV and listen to music.
The TRACS HEPA air purifier’s powerful four speed motor is extremely quiet and its low speed wisp air setting is so quiet you can hardly hear it even if you are standing right next to the unit when operating! The dimensions of the TRACS HEPA air purifiers are 15 inches square by 22 inches high and its sturdy caster wheels make the TRACS easy to move when needed. The TRACS come in three colors, which include sandstone (medium beige to match most wood furniture), white or black.
The TRACS is also designed with curved angled louvers in order to create a grid like airflow pattern that actually brings more dirty air into the air purifier for better cleaning ability and to improve the indoor air quality in the room or open space it is operating in.
The factory guarantees the TRACS for a full five years and if anything goes wrong with it within 30 days of purchase it will be immediately replaced and the old machine will be call tagged and picked up for return to the factory at the factory’s full expense.
Comparison Filter Replacement Cost Per Year for First Five Years Of Operation
Blueair Non Smoking Models——— up to $159.90 per year
Blueair Smoking Models————— up to $299.00 per year
Lowest Cost TRACS HEPA Air Purifier filter cost including UV lamps is only $100.00 per year
In Conclusion—After thoroughly going over different Blueair models, technology used, specifications and company warranty policies we feel that Blueair does not remove nearly as much dust and allergens from the operating area and into the air purifiers themselves compared to the TRACS HEPA air purifiers. We also feel that Blueair has repeatedly exhibited unethical practices both in the way these units are designed and how they are marketed by providing only a one year warranty when purchased and then offering an extended warrantee by forcing Blueair owners to continue paying for what we feel are expensive pleated filter replacements every six months with automatic credit card payments on an auto ship program with the threat of promptly and totally ending the warranty if the payments for auto ship stop.
NOTE: Most air purifier manufacturers that produce quality products will provide Five-Year Factory Warranties with full parts and labor starting from the first day of purchase with no catches to keep the warrantees in effect!
Due to our many years of experience of operating and dealing with TRACS HEPA air purifiers and operating and checking out the Blueair units and company policy’s we feel that the TRACS HEPA air purifiers (MADE IN THE USA) with non ozone producing ultraviolet light systems that also have the added ability to kill viruses, bacteria and mold spores for dust allergy and asthma control is a much better choice over the Blueair air purifiers because the TRACS units will pass a zero laser particle count test at 99.99 percent of efficiency down to .3 microns of particle size while including an actual certified HEPA air filter that is 100 percent sealed to prevent any particulates and allergens from escaping back into the indoor air to breathe and react to again. The TRACS pre-filters that contain pounds of activated carbon and zeolite blend to remove and control out-gassing chemicals and odors from the indoor air is an advantage over the Blueair and so is the TRACS HEPA air purifiers full five year warranty with its 30 day no cost to customer air purifier replacement policy if anything fails after purchasing a TRACS unit.
The bottom line is we feel that the TRACS HEPA air purifiers with ultraviolet light system is a better choice both in quality, factory policy’s to its customers and for the amount of money spent compared to all models of Blueair air purifiers.
We hope that this comparison report has been a help to you in your quest to purchase and utilize a quality air purifier for yourself, family or employees for dust allergy and asthma control. For more information of the TRACS HEPA air purifiers, other brands and models of quality air purifiers and allergy control products, see the website at https://www.aircleaners.com or for a FREE air purifier consultation call Barry Cohen the owner of the company at Toll Free 1-888-578-7324.