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Fine and ultrafine particles on IQAir filter fibers.
Proven performance against ultrafine particles
Ultrafine particles are smaller than 0.1 microns. By sheer number, about 90% of all airborne particles are this size. The primary source of ultrafine particles is combustion from motor vehicles, refineries, industrial plants and even cooking. Viruses are also ultrafine particles. The small size of ultrafine particles enables them to be easily inhaled, deposited into the lungs and absorbed into the blood. They have been linked to heart attacks, strokes, asthma and even cancer.
Manufacturers of ordinary air filtration systems claim only that their systems filter particles larger than 0.3 microns. IQAir is different. IQAir’s HyperHEPA filtration is proven and certified to filter up to 99.5% of all particles down to 0.003 microns – the smallest particles that exist. Independent testing by laboratories and government agencies verifies the effectiveness of IQAir technology against ultrafine particles. When it comes to protection against ultrafine particulates, IQAir is the proven choice.
Antimicrobial filters kill on contact
When the cleanest air possible is required for medical and laboratory applications, every incremental gain in air quality is significant. In addition to IQAir’s unequaled HyperHEPA® filtration technology, both the PreMax™ pre-filter and the HyperHEPA H13 particle filter in the Cleanroom H13 feature antimicrobial media. These antimicrobial filters reduce microbial colonization and help preserve the integrity of the filtration media.
Up to 100x more filtration than standard HEPA
The Cleanroom H13 features 81 square feet or 7.5 m2 (surface area) of IQAir’s HyperHEPA H13 micro-pleat filtration media with solvent-free separators. IQAir’s HyperHEPA filtration is proven to stop the smallest, most harmful particles in the air all the way down to 0.003 microns – the smallest particles that exist. That includes viruses, bacteria, pollution particles and other contaminants. IQAir uses nanofiber technology and innovative design to stop particles up to 100x smaller than what conventional HEPA air filters are capable of.
Certified before it leaves the factory
IQAir individually tests each and every Cleanroom H13 air purifier at the factory to ensure that the performance of each system meets published specifications. Electronic laser particle counters sample the air at the air purifier outlet to verify that the system is performing to efficiency standards in reality, not just theory. If the system is not performing as stated, it is not shipped. The results of each test are detailed in a hand-signed Certificate of Performance, which is shipped from the factory in the box with every Cleanroom H13 system.
New Edition Technology
Cleanroom H13 air purifiers feature IQAir New Edition technology that makes them more powerful than previous generations. New Edition Cleanroom H13 systems deliver up to 39% more clean air, 63% longer filter life, and 32% less sound across all fan speeds. At the heart of the New Edition systems is the IQAir New Edition fan; the most powerful fan ever used in a commercial stand-alone air purifier. New pleating patterns and other technological advances in New Edition filters also contribute to increased airflow and longer filter life of New Edition systems.
Maximum particle filtration
The Cleanroom H13 provides maximum control of airborne particulates. It is designed for cleanrooms, labs and other environments up to Class 100. Air is drawn in at the bottom of the system and into the powerful antimicrobial high-accumulation, high-capacity PreMax pre-filter. This is an industrial ASHRAE class F8 micro-pleat filter with 75 square feet (7.0 m2) of surface area. More than 55% of all particles 0.3 microns or larger are filtered at this point. The New Edition fan powerfully draws air through the pre-filter and into the IQAir HyperHEPA antimicrobial hospital-grade filter. The HyperHEPA filter also features fully 75 square feet (5.5 m2 ) of surface area, certified and proven to filter 99.97% of all particles 0.3 microns and larger and 99.5% of all particles down to 0.003 microns in diameter. These are the smallest particles that exist. Bacteria, viruses, combustion particles and virtually any other particles in the air are efficiently and effectively removed by the Cleanroom H13.
Size Matters Infographic
Ordinary HEPA filters
can only filter 0.3 micron particles and larger.
technology filters the
smallest airborne particles
of all airborne
Viruses: 0.005 – 0.3 microns
Like bacteria, viruses are organisms that spread airborne diseases as mild as the common cold and as serious as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) through coughs, sneezes and improperly maintained ventilation systems.
Tobacco Smoke: 0.01 – 1 micron
Sidestream smoke has higher concentrations of cancer-causing agents (carcinogens) than mainstream smoke. And, it has smaller particles than mainstream smoke, which make their way into the lungs and the body's cells more easily.
Soot: 0.01 – 0.3 microns
Long-term exposure to urban air pollution containing soot increases the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a major study published in New England Journal of Medicine in 2007.
of all airborne
Pet Dander: 0.1 – 25 microns
Pet dander is the old skin and fur that pets shed. Animal dander is very small and can become attached to your clothingeven if you do not own a pet. Dander can be found everywhere: floors, carpets, walls, furniture, bedding, even the ceilings. Pet dander is a known asthma and allergy trigger.
Dust Mites Allergens: 0.2 – 25 microns
House dust mites are considered to be the most common cause of asthma and allergic symptoms worldwide. Dust mites themselves do not cause an allergic reaction, however, their dung-pellets are an irritant to sensitive people and can cause breathing difficulties. They thrive in warm, humid, dark conditions such as mattresses, carpets, sheets, pillows, and upholstery.
Bacteria: 0.5 – 10 microns
People spread bacteria through the air when they cough and sneeze, transmitting respiratory diseases and triggering symptoms in asthma sufferers. Bacteria can also grow inside poorly maintained ventilation systems, which spread it into the circulating air.
Household Dust: 1 – 100 micron
Dust may worsen hay fever. Circulating outdoor air through a house by keeping doors and windows open, or at least slightly ajar, may reduce the risk of hay fever-causing dust. In colder climates, occupants seal even the smallest air gaps, and eliminate outside fresh air circulating inside the house. So it is essential to manage dust and airflow.
of all airborne
Mold Spores: 8 – 80 microns
Mold and fungus are commonly found in most homes and may be found in the air ducts of your heating/cooling system. They tend to float throughout the house, and form new colonies where they land. Fungus spores have been known to increase the chances of developing asthma.
Pollen: 10 – 100 microns
One of the most common allergens is pollen. It affects the nose, eyes, and mouth making it difficult to breathe. Most pollen that produces allergic reactions is from trees, grasses, and weeds.