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CleanZone® SL

The IQAir CleanZone SL.

The quietest high-performance air purifier ever made.

The IQAir CleanZone SL.


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.

 

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Up to more filtration than standard HEPA

Exceptional pollution control

100x more filtrationThe IQAir CleanZone SL stand-alone air purifier was developed for offices, schools, hospitals, and other commercial sites negatively affected by elevated levels of air pollution. IQAir filtration media in the CleanZone SL removes more than 99% of all particles 0.3 microns or larger and is proven to filter ultrafine particles down to 0.003 microns in diameter, the smallest particles that exist. Diesel soot, allergens, viruses and all other airborne contaminants are filtered continuously and clean, healthy air is returned to the environment from the top of the CleanZone SL system.

 

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Effective against ultrafine particles

Certified performanceUltrafine particles are the smallest and most potentially dangerous pollution particles in the air. They are easily absorbed into the lungs and cause a variety of respiratory and other health problems. IQAir’s advanced HyperHEPA filtration in the CleanZone SL stand-alone air purifier is proven effective against these tiny ultrafine particles which represent 90% of all the contaminants in the air.

 

 

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Up to more filtration than standard HEPA

High airflow

100x more filtrationThe CleanZone SL has an exceptional airflow capacity of up to 600 cubic feet per minute (cfm) while meeting the most stringent noise standards and providing unequaled air filtration. This airflow is six times higher than what typical air filtration systems are capable of delivering at low noise levels. The high capacity of the CleanZone SL enables it to provide up to four complete air changes per hour in a 9,000 cubic foot room. Air is drawn in from the bottom of the CleanZone SL system and is directed upward into the environment to avoid annoying drafts and discomfort.

 

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Exceptionally quiet

Certified performanceNo other air purifier comes close to matching the quiet, unobtrusive operation of the IQAir CleanZone SL. Much of the credit for this belongs to the two precise and powerful IQAir fans that move large quantities of air through the CleanZone SL with a minimum amount of vibration and little turbulence. IQAir’s nanofiber filtration technology allows more air to pass through the CleanZone SL filters than would be possible with conventional filters, while also maintaining filter efficiency levels that are unsurpassed. The CleanZone SL features a sound-reducing post-filtration design that directs air silently and efficiently into the environment without generating unnecessary noise.

 

 

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Studies confirm CleanZone SL effectiveness

Studies confirm CleanZone SL effectiveness

100x more filtrationA study conducted by the Universityof California, Riverside, College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research demonstrated that the IQAir CleanZone SL stand-alone air filtration system removed 90% of black carbon particles and 94% of ultrafine particles in the air from a classroom in Jurupa Valley, Calif. Other government studies of IQAir filtration technologies have yielded similar results, clearly showing the superior filtration capabilities of IQAir's HyperHEPA filtration technology.

 

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Size Matters

Ordinary HEPA filters
can only filter 0.3 micron particles and larger.

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IQAir's HyperHEPA
technology filters the
smallest airborne particles
that exist.

More than
90%
of all airborne
particles

0.003 microns

Viruses
Viruses

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
Tobacco Smoke

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
Soot

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.

0.01

0.1

Ultrafine Particles

Approx.
9%
of all airborne
particles

0.3

Pet Dander
Pet Dander

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
Dust Mites

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
Bacteria

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.

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Household Dust
Household Dust

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.

2.5

Fine Particles

Less than
1%
of all airborne
particles

10

Mold Spores
Mold Spores

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
Pollen

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.

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Coarse Particles

Select one of the particles
above to see how it affects your body

ULTRAFINE PARTICLES (Particles 0.003μ - 0.1μ) | 90% of all airborne particles

Ultrafine particles are airborne particles less than 0.1 microns in diameter. In sheer number, they represent more than 90% of all airborne pollutants. Ultrafine particles are inhaled and deposited directly into the lungs, where they penetrate tissue and can be absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Through the bloodstream, they can reach any organ or area of the human body.

FINE PARTICLES (PM2.5) | Greater than 9% of all airborne particles

Fine particles (also known as PM2.5) are particulate matter that is less than or equal to 2.5 microns in diameter. Fine particles penetrate deeply into the lungs, into areas known as small airways and into the primary air exchange areas of the lungs. Fine particles come from vehicle exhaust, gas and chemical reactions, tobacco smoke, burning candles and other indoor and outdoor sources.

COARSE PARTICLES (PM10) | Less than 1% of all airborne particles

Coarse particles (also known as PM10) are those with a diameter between 2.5 and 10 microns in diameter. Coarse particles are deposited almost exclusively in the nose and throat. They are not generally inhalable directly into the lungs. Examples of PM10 include coal dust, fly ash, some components of wood smoke, asbestos fibers, and roadside particles from tires and brakes. This category also includes dust, some pollen and mold spores.

Affected Organs »

  • Lungs
  • Heart
  • Throat
  • Eyes
  • Nose
  • Brain
  • Kidneys
  • Liver