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Advanced air-purifier technology.
The GCX™ is designed to lead the air cleaning industry.
Most air cleaners return filtered air into the environment through a small, noisy outlet that makes it difficult to even communicate. The IQAir GCX Series was designed with a 320-degree EvenFlow Diffuser to supply more air in more directions without drafts or noise. Other systems create annoying air drafts and restrict the ability of a system to produce fresh, clean air that can fill the room. The IQAir GCX Series EvenFlow Diffuser boosts system efficiency by evenly returning cleaned air through a large 320-degree outlet. The wide dispersion pattern allows the GCX Series to produce an elevated air delivery rate with very little noise.
Designed for full-spectrum protection
IQAir GCX Series air purifiers are designed to clean the full spectrum of airborne pollutants with the very best filtration technology available at each stage of filtration. Air is drawn into the GCX Series air purifier through the bottom of the system by a powerful New Edition IQAir fan. Then the air pulled into the system is sequentially cleaned in a step-by-step process that delivers clean, healthy air. IQAir's unique no-leakage design prevents air from escaping back into the room without being drawn first through the GCX Series filters. The multiple filtration stages include:
- Micro- and nano-particle filtration: The first stage of filtration features a powerful H11 HyperHEPA® pre-filter that eliminates micro- and nano-particles such as allergens, smoke, bacteria, and viruses.
- Cartridge-based activated carbon adsorption (except ChemiSorber model): Eliminates volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are responsible for odors.
- Cartridge-based chemisorption (MultiGas and ChemiSorber models): Destroys harmful chemicals, such as formaldehyde, by an oxidation process inside chemically active alumina pellets.
- Micro-charged filtration: Post-filter sleeves eliminate activated carbon and chemisorption abrasion particles through a charged fiber structure.
100% Healthy technology
IQAir’s HyperHEPA filtration technology is the safest, healthiest and most effective way to clean the air. The GCX Series particle filters work together to remove more than 99% of all airborne particles (0.3 microns and larger) without using unsafe or unproven technologies such as ozone generation, ionization or ultraviolet radiation. The micro-charged post-filters in the GCX Series systems eliminate any particles that might be released from the gas, odor and chemical filtration stage. Why risk your health on air cleaner gimmicks when IQAir's unique design offers proven protection without harmful byproducts?
The quietest high-performance air purifiers
IQAir GCX Series air purifiers produce an average of 32% less sound across all fan speeds compared to previous generations, without sacrificing filter life or system efficiency. The result is clean, healthy air without disrupting the environment with noise. IQAir’s "fan-in-center" design places the fan motor between sound-attenuating filters. The double-walled housing effectively reduces sound transmission. Rubber suspension pads systematically isolate motor vibration from the air cleaner housing. The EvenFlow Diffuser deflects sounds back into the system while returning low turbulence and low velocity air to the room. The result is an air purifier quiet enough for any commercial environment.
Swiss Made is more than just a label of origin. It is a sign of outstanding quality, uniqueness, superior design, innovation, precision and reliability. In an industry in which most air cleaners don't meet manufacturers' claims, IQAir tests and certifies each and every IQAir air purification system. All manufacturing is done in IQAir’s own state-of-the-art Swiss production facility on the pristine shores of the Lake of Constance. By using the highest quality components, a dedicated team of highly skilled and extensively trained craftsmen and women, and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes refined over 50 years, IQAir is able to build the finest air purifiers in the world. That’s how serious we are about quality.
Easy filter replacement
All GCX Series air purifiers feature IQAir’s revolutionary modular tower design that snaps open to allow access to all of the system filters in a matter of seconds. By simply releasing the locking arms and sliding the filters out of the frame, almost anyone in the office can replace any of the GCX Series filters in moments without special tools or complicated processes. Color-coded lights on the control panel also make it easy to know when each of the filters needs replacing.
Even though IQAir GCX Series air purifiers offer maximum-level power, they cost very little to operate. In fact, the GCX Series air purifiers consume no more power than a conventional light bulb. At the very heart of these air purifiers is the ultra-efficient centrifugal, high performance IQAir New Edition fan and its maintenance-free motor. This mechanical powerhouse delivers up to 780 cubic feet of air per minute (without filters) while requiring as little as 27 watts of power at the lowest speed and up to a maximum of 215 watts at the highest speed. As a result, it costs only pennies per day to run the most advanced and effective air purifiers in the world.
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.