Yes. Basic air cleaners are able to filter some of the dust, dander and pollen in your home, emphasis on “some.” But... media air cleaners filter much more, at a 95% efficiency level. Look at it this way: the sewer grate down at the corner is only good at preventing the really big branches from being sucked down by the rain water. The same goes for smaller particles…you know, the ones that would be wonderful to prevent from flowing through your HVAC system to the entire house: allergens, chemicals, some odors, etc. Basic 1” air filters might as well be the size of a sewer grate in terms of their stopping power. Media air cleaners, on the other hand, can get the job done.
The active surface of the media air cleaner filter is bigger than the regular, coming in at 10 inches. Basic air filters must be replaced each month, while media air cleaners typically last up to half a year.
Selecting the right air filter for indoor air quality keeps pollutants in check and promotes a healthy environment that contributes to better health as time goes on.
Remember: D.A. Bennett Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning offers quality equipment choices, knowledge and expert service—for all makes and models, 24 hours a day. Our experts will replace your sewer grate, er, your basic air filter, with a media air cleaner, so you can have the finest indoor air quality possible.
Call D.A. Bennett Service Experts in Albany today at 518-205-3324 and clean up that air in your home.