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Electrolux and Air Innovations Air Purifiers Comparison Chart

Updated on December 18, 2012
This comparison chart shows the costs and benefits of Electrolux and Air Innovations Air Purifiers.
This comparison chart shows the costs and benefits of Electrolux and Air Innovations Air Purifiers.

Electrolux and Air Innovations Air Purifiers

Electrolux air purifiers combine air filtration and ionization to clean the air. The Air Innovations HEPAIRX combines air conditioning with filtration to clean the air. The HEPAIRX cannot really be compared with air purifiers because it is really an air conditioning system. However, we have included it because it also purifies the air. In this way it acts as a bridge between the air purification industry and the air conditioning industry. This chart will introduce you to the costs and benefits associated with these air purifiers so you can compare the to other air purifiers and air purifier companies and find an air purifier for a good value that meets your needs.

Electrolux and Air Innovations Air Purifier Comparison Chart

MFG/Model
Electrolux Oxygen Ultra EL500AZ
Electrolux EL490
Air Innovations HEPAIRX
 
 
 
 
Retail Price
$399.99
$345.00
$3,595.00
Filter Type/Cleaning Processes
Carbon pre-filter, HEPA filter, ionization
Carbon pre-filter, HEPA filter, ionization
2 Pre-filters, particle filter, (ventilates from outside, also a heater and air conditioner)
Cost of replacement parts
Carbon pre-filter-$39.99/3 months, HEPA filter-$59.99/6 months
Carbon pre-filter-$14.99/3 months, HEPA filter-$49.99/6 months
Particle filter-$175.00/6 months
Energy Consumption
70 watts
70 watts
1104 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$54.33/year
$54.33/year
$856.85/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$454.32
$399.33
$4,626.85
Total operating cost over 10 years
$3,462.75
$2,327.76
$15,488.50
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
400 square feet
326 square feet
1000 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$3,407.40
$3,673.84
$13,880.55
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$25,970.63
$21,421.10
$46,465.50
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
7.5
9.2
3
Noise Level dB
57.1
63.1
unknown
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every month
Every month
Every 6 months
Cost per square foot
87 cents/yr
$1.39/yr
$1.55/yr
MFG Warranty
5 year limited warranty
5yr limited warranty
One yr limited warranty
Particles
99.97% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3 microns
95% to .3 microns
Odors
some
some
some
Chemical Gases
some
some
some
Kills mold/mildew
no
no
no
Smoke
some
some
some
Germicide UV (passive)
no
no
no
Germicide PCO (active)
no
no
no

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