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Austin Air Purifiers Comparison Charts

Updated on October 23, 2012
We think these are the best HEPA air purifiers in the world.  Study the charts and see for yourself.
We think these are the best HEPA air purifiers in the world. Study the charts and see for yourself.

Austin Air Air Purifiers

Easily some of the best valued air filtration systems in the industry, Austin Air Purifiers offer a spectrum of HEPA filtration applications. This company is known for stellar quality, stellar value, and fair priced technology. The comparison chart below will enable you to compare these systems to other air purifiers in the industry. See the other air purifier company charts we posted to get an idea of how good these systems are. Austin Air currently holds our number one ranking among air filtration systems.

Austin Air Air Purifier Comparison Chart

MFG/Model
Healthmate 400
Allergy Machine 405
Healthmate 450
Healthmate Jr. 200
Healthmate Jr. Plus 250
Austin Air
 
 
 
 
 
Retail Price
$539.00
$575.00
$649.00
$375.00
$419.00
Filter Type
Pre-filter, HEPA filter, 15lb carbon filter
Pre-filter, HEPA filter, carbon cloth filter
Pre-filter, HEPA filter, 15lb carbon filter
Pre-filter, HEPA filter, 6.5lb carbon filter
Pre-filter,
 
 
 
 
 
HEPA filter, 6.5 lb carbon filter
Cost of replacement parts
HEPA/Carbon filter-$215.00/5 years
HEPA/Carbon filter-$250.00/5 years
HEPA/Carbon filter-$325.00/5 years
HEPA/Carbon filter-$165.00/5 years
HEPA/Carbon filter-$210.00/5 years
Energy Consumption
115 watts
115 watts
115 watts
80 watts
80 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$89.26/year
$89.26/year
$89.26/year
$62.09/year
$62.09/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$628.26
$664.26
$738.26
$437.09
$481.09
Total operating cost over 10 years
$1,646.60
$1,717.60
$1,866.60
$1,160.90
$1,249.90
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
1500 square feet
1500 square feet
1500 square feet
700 square feet
700 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$1,256.52
$1,328.52
$1,476.52
$1,875.12
$2,063.88
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$3,293.20
$3,435.20
$3,733.20
$4,975.29
$5,356.71
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
2
2
2
4.29
4.29
Noise Level dB
66
66
66
67
67
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Cost per square foot
11 cents/yr
11 cents/yr
12 cents/yr
17 cents/yr
18 cents/yr
MFG Warranty
5 year limited warranty
5 year limited warranty
5 year limited warranty
5 year limited warranty
5 year limited warranty
Particles
99.97% to .3, 95% to .1 microns
99.97% to .3, 95% to .1 microns
99.97% to .3, 99% to .1 microns
99.97% to .3, 95% to .1 microns
99.97% to .3, 95% to .1 microns
Odors
some
Some
Some
Some
Some
Chemical Gases
some
some
Some
some
some
Kills mold/mildew
no
no
no
no
no
Smoke
some
some
some
some
some
Germicide UV (passive)
no
no
no
no
no
Germicide PCO(active)
no
no
no
no
no

Austin Air Comparison Chart 2

MFG/Model
Allergy Machine Jr. 205
Bedroom 402
Pet Machine 410
Baby's Breath 205
Austin Air
 
 
 
 
Retail Price
$395.00
$765.00
$595.00
$395.00
Filter Type
Pre-filter, HEPA filter, carbon cloth filter
Pre-filter, HEPA filter, 15lb carbon filter
Pre-filter, HEPA filter, 15lb carbon filter
Pre-filter, HEPA filter, carbon cloth filter
Cost of replacement parts
HEPA/Carbon filter-$185.00/5 years
HEPA/Carbon filter-$440.00/5 years
HEPA/Carbon filter-$270/5 years
HEPA/Carbon filter-$185.00/5 years
Energy Consumption
80 watts
135 watts
115 watts
80 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$62.09/year
$104.78/year
$89.26/year
$62.09/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$457.09
$869.78
$684.26
$457.09
Total operating cost over 10 years
$1,200.90
$2,252.80
$1,757.60
$1,200.90
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
700 square feet
1500 square feet
1500 square feet
700 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$1,960.92
$1,739.56
$1,368.52
$1,960.92
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$5,146.71
$4,504.60
$3,515.20
$5,146.71
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
4.29
2
2
4.29
Noise Level dB
67
66
66
67
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Cost per square foot
17 cents/yr
15 cents/yr
12 cents/yr
17 cents/yr
MFG Warranty
5 year limited warranty
5 year limited warranty
5 year limited warranty
5 year limited warranty
Particles
99.97% to .3, 95% to .1 microns
99.97% to .3, 95% to .1 microns
99.97% to .3, 95% to .1 microns
99.97% to .3, 95% to .1 microns
Odors
some
some
some
some
Chemical Gases
some
some
some
some
Kills mold/mildew
no
no
no
no
Smoke
some
some
some
some
Germicide UV (passive)
no
no
no
no
Germicide PCO (active)
no
no
no
no

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