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IPS Indoor Purification Systems Air Purifiers Comparison Charts

Updated on October 23, 2012

Surround Air Multi Tech XJ-3000C Air Purifier with additional HEPA/Carbon/Pre-Filter and Germicidal UV lamp

Indoor Purification Systems Air Purifiers

Indoor Purification Systems (IPS) offers a variety of hybrid air purifiers. Hybrid air purifiers like these combine filtration with active purification technologies like ionization, ozone, and photo catalytic oxidation (PCO). Some also include germicidal UV light with the filtration. These air purifiers come with a decent warranty. Study the charts to see how good a system's performance is and to compare the costs to other competitors in the industry. With so many choices on the market like IPS air purifiers, there is no reason to buy an air purifier you will be dissatisfied with. There are plenty of good options for most budgets and you should take the time to use these charts to find the right one for you.

Indoor Purification Systems (IPS) Air Purifier Comparison Chart 1

MFG/Model
IPS Multi-Tech XJ-3000C
IPS Intelli-Pro
IPS Multi-Tech s3500
IPS Multi-Tech II XJ-3000D
IPS XJ-3000E
Indoor Purification Systems
 
 
 
 
 
Retail Price
$179.00
$299.00
$199.00
$299.00
$149.00
Filter Type
Carbon filter, HEPA filter, ionization, ozone, UV light
Washable Pre-filter, carbon filter, HEPA filter, PCO (UV bulb & Tio2 filter), ionization
Pre-filter, carbon filter, particle filter, PCO (UV bulb & Tio2 catalyst), ionization
Carbon filter, HEPA filter, UV light, ionization, ozone
Carbon filter, HEPA filter, UV light, ionization
Cost of replacement parts
HEPA/Carbon filter combo pack-$36.00/yr, UV bulb-$15.00/yr
Carbon/HEPA filter pack-$36.00/yr, UV bulb-$15.00/yr, Tio2 filter-$19.00/2yrs
Carbon filter-$19.00/6 months, HEPA/Pre-filter combo pack-$39.00/2yrs, UV bulb-$19.00/yr, Tio2 filter-$24.00/yr
HEPA/Carbon filter combo pack-$36.00/yr, UV bulb-$15.00/yr
Carbon/HEPA filter combo pack-$36.00/yr, UV bulb-$15.00/yr
Energy Consumption
40 watts
80 watts
85 watts
50 watts
40 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$31.05/year
$62.09/year
$65.97/year
$38.81/year
$31.05/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$210.05
$361.09
$283.97
$337.81
$180.05
Total operating cost over 10 years
$1,076.50
$1,664.90
$1,899.70
$1,394.10
$1,016.05
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
500 square feet
600 square feet
600 square feet
600 square feet
500 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$1,260.30
$1,805.45
$1,419.85
$1,689.05
$1,080.30
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$6,459.00
$8,324.50
$9,498.50
$6,970.50
$6,099.00
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
6
5
5
5
6
Noise Level dB
unknown
52
unknown
unknown
unknown
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every month
Every month
Every month
Every month
Every month
Cost per square foot
22 cents/yr
28 cents/yr
32 cents/yr
23 cents/yr
20 cents/yr
MFG Warranty
3 year limited warranty
3 year limited warranty
3 year limited warranty
3 year limited warranty
3 year limited warranty
Particles
99.97% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3 microns
99% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3 microns
Odors
yes
some
some
some
some
Chemical Gases
yes
some
some
some
some
Kills mold/mildew
some
some
some
some
some
Smoke
yes
some
some
some
some
Germicide UV (passive)
yes
no
no
yes
yes
Germicide PCO(active)
no
yes
yes
no
no

Indoor Purification Systems (IPS) Air Purifier Comparison Chart 2

MFG/Model
IPS Multi-Tech 2000
IPS Multi-Tech s1000
IPS Multi-Tech s5000
IPS Multi-Tech s3000
Indoor Purification Systems
 
 
 
 
Retail Price
$99.00
$109.00
$229.00
$199.00
Filter Type
Carbon filter, HEPA filter, Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP), UV bulb, ionization
Pre-filter, carbon filter, particle filter, PCO (UV bulb & Tio2 Catalyst), ionization
Pre-filter, carbon filter, particle filter, PCO (UV bulb & Tio2 filter), ionization
Pre-filter, carbon filter, particle filter, PCO (UV bulb & Tio2 filter), ionization
Cost of replacement parts
Carbon/HEPA filter combo pack-$24.00/yr, ESP filter-$19.00/ 2yrs, UV bulb-$15.00/yr
Carbon filt-$14.00 /6 mo, Part filter-$19.00/2yrs, UV bulb-$14.00/ yr, Tio2 filter-$13.00/yr
Particle/Pre-filter combo pack-$52.00/2yr
Particle/pre-filter combo pack-$39.00/2yr
 
 
 
Carbon filter-$26.00/6 mo, UV bulb-19.00/yr, Tio2 filter-$32.00/yr
Carbon filter-$19.00/6mo, UV bulb-$19.00/yr, Tio2 filter-$24.00/yr
Energy Consumption
45 watts
55 watts
50 watts
50 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$34.93/year
$42.69/year
$38.81/year
$38.81/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$133.93
$165.69
$293.81
$256.81
Total operating cost over 10 years
$935.30
$1,188.90
$1,930.10
$1,628.10
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
400 square feet
500 square feet
650 square feet
600 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$1,004.48
$994.14
$1,357.40
$1,284.05
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$7,014.75
$7,133.40
$8,908.15
$8,140.50
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
7.5
6
4.62
5
Noise Level dB
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every month
Every month
Every month
Every month
Cost per square foot
23 cents/yr
24 cents/yr
30 cents/yr
27 cents/yr
MFG Warranty
3 year limited warranty
3 year limited warranty
3 year limited warranty
3 year limited warranty
Particles
99.97% to .3 microns
99% to .3 microns
99% to .3 microns
99% to .3 microns
Odors
some
some
some
some
Chemical Gases
some
some
some
some
Kills mold/mildew
some
some
some
some
Smoke
some
some
some
some
Germicide UV (passive)
yes
no
no
no
Germicide PCO (active)
no
yes
yes
yes

Indoor Purification Systems (IPS) Air Purifier Comparison Chart 3

MFG/Model
N-Lite 5000
XJ-800 Car Air Purifier
Indoor Purification Systems
 
 
Retail Price
$99.00
$19.99
Filter Type
Carbon filter, HEPA filter, PCO (UV bulb and Tio2 filter)
Ozone, ionization, aromatherapy dispensor
Cost of replacement parts
HEPA/Carbon filter-$19.00/6 months, Tio2 filter-$19.00/2yrs, UV bulb-$15.00/yr
none
Energy Consumption
25 watts
3 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$19.40/year
$2.33/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$137.40
$22.32
Total operating cost over 10 years
$930.00
$123.25
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
300 square feet
50 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$1,374.00
$1,339.20
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$9,300.00
$7,395.00
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
10
60
Noise Level dB
unknown
unknown
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every month
Every month
Cost per square foot
31 cents/yr
25 cents/yr
MFG Warranty
3 year limited warranty
One year limited warranty
Particles
99.97% to .3 microns
Unknown efficiency
Odors
some
yes
Chemical Gases
some
yes
Kills mold/mildew
yes
yes
Smoke
some
yes
Germicide UV (passive)
no
no
Germicide PCO (active)
yes
no

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