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IQ Air Purifier Comparison Charts

Updated on December 23, 2012
IQAir air purifiers are some of the most robust HEPA filtration systems in the world
IQAir air purifiers are some of the most robust HEPA filtration systems in the world

IQAir Air Purifiers

IQAir is a swiss made air purification line of HEPA filtration systems. They offer some of the most thorough particle filtration in the industry. These air purifiers are high end systems that cost more to purchase on the front end. Although not the best priced systems in the industry, they are some of the best air purifiers and have a higher cost to benefit ratio than many substandard systems. These comparison charts will help you to understand both the costs and benefits of these air purifiers and allow you to compare them to other air purifiers. Use these charts to help you find the right air purifier for your own needs.

IQAir HyperHEPA Filter

IQAir New Edition HealthPro Plus

IQAir Air Purifiers Comparison Chart 1

MFG/Model
HealthPRO
HealthPRO Plus
ChemiSorber/ AM GC Series
Multigas/VOC GCX Series
ChemiSorber/
IQ AIR
 
 
 
 
AM GCX Series
Retail Price
$889.00
$939.00
$1,289.00
$2,239.00
$2,339.00
Filter Type
Pre-filter, HEPA filter,
Pre-filter, HEPA filter, Carbon (V5 Cell) filter
Pre-filter, specialty odor filter, 4 post- filter sleeves
Pre-filter, specialty odor filter, 4 post-filter sleeves
Pre-filter,
 
 
 
 
 
Specialty odor filter, 4 post-filter sleeves
Cost of replacement parts
Pre-filter-$75.50/6 months, HEPA filter-$205.50/2 years
Pre-filter-$75.50/6 months, HEPA filter-$205.50/2yrs, V5 Cell-$105.50/yr
Pre-filter-$84.50/6 mo, Odor filter-$390.00/yr, Post-filter sleeves-$101.50/yr
Pre-filter-$139.00/6 mo, Odor filter-$495.00/2yrs, 4 post-filter sleeves-$169.00/2yrs
Pre-filter-$139.00/6 mo, Odor filter-$595.00/2yrs, 4 post-filter sleeves-$169.00/2yrs
Energy Consumption
215 watts
215 watts
215 watts
215 watts
215 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$166.87/year
$166.87/year
$166.87/year
$166.87/year
$166.87/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$1,131.37
$1,181.37
$1,540.37
$2,544.87
$2,644.87
Total operating cost over 10 years
$5,019.70
$6,019.20
$8,986.70
$9,868.70
$10,468.70
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
1000 square feet
900 square feet
900 square feet
1200 square feet
1200 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$3,394.11
$3,933.96
$5,129.43
$6,362.18
$6,612.18
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$15,059.10
$20,064.00
$29,925.71
$24,671.75
$26,171.75
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
3
3.33
3.33
2.5
2.5
Noise Level dB
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Cost per square foot
50 cents/yr
67 cents/yr
$1.00/yr
82 cents/yr
87 cents/yr
MFG Warranty
5 year limited warranty on parts and labor
5yr limited warranty on parts and labor
5yr limited warranty on parts and labor
5yr limited warranty on parts and labor
5 yr limited warranty on parts and labor
Particles
99.97% to .3, 99.95% to .16 microns
99.97% to .3, 99.95% to .16 microns
99% to .3 microns
99% to .3 microns
99% to .3 microns
Odors
no
some
Some
some
some
Chemical Gases
no
some
Some
some
some
Kills mold/mildew
no
no
no
no
no
Smoke
no
some
some
some
some
Germicide UV (passive)
no
no
no
no
no
Germicide PCO (active)
no
no
no
no
no

IQAir Air Purifiers Comparison Chart 2

MFG/Model
Dental PRO
Dental Hg
Cleanroom H13
HealthPRO Compact
Multigas/VOC GC Series
IQAIR
 
 
 
 
 
Retail Price
$1,494.00
$2,609.00
$1,799.00
$839.00
$1,239.00
Filter Type
Pre-filter, odor filter, 4 post-filter sleeves
Pre-filter, Hg (mercury) filter, 4 post-filter sleeves
Pre-filter, HEPA filter,
Pre-filter, HEPA filter,
Pre-filter, specialty odor filter, 4 post-filter sleeves
Cost of replacement parts
Pre-filter-$84.50/6 months, odor filter-$385.00/yr, 4 post-filter sleeves-$101.50/yr
Pre-filter-$84.50/6 months, Hg filter-$495.00/yr, 4 post-filter sleeves-$101.50/yr
Pre-filter-$129.00/6 months, HEPA filter-$259.00/2yrs
Pre-filter-$75.50/6 months, HEPA filter-$205.50/2yrs
Pre-filter-$84.50/6 mo, Odor filter-$310.00/yr, 4 post-filter sleeves-$101.50/yr
Energy Consumption
215 watts
215 watts
195 watts
215 watts
215 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$166.87/year
$166.87/year
$151.35/year
$166.87/year
$166.87/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$822.37
$2,860.37
$2,079.35
$1,081.37
$1,490.37
Total operating cost over 10 years
$9,146.70
$11,251.70
$8,469.50
$4,969.70
$8,216.70
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
900 square feet
900 square feet
1200 square feet
900 square feet
900 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$2,738.49
$9,525.03
$5,198.38
$3,600.96
$4,962.93
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$30,458.51
$37,468.16
$21,173.75
$16,565.67
$27,361.61
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
3.33
3.33
2.5
3.33
3.33
Noise Level dB
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Every 3 months
Cost per square foot
$1.02/yr
$1.25/yr
71 cents/yr
55 cents/yr
91 cents/yr
MFG Warranty
5yr limited warranty on parts and labor
5yr for residential, one year for commercial use
5yr for resident., one year for commercial use
5yr for resident., one year for commercial use
5yr for resident., one year for commercial use
Particles
99% to .3 microns
99% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3, 99.95% to .16 microns
99% to .3 microns
Odors
some
some
no
no
some
Chemical Gases
some
some
no
no
some
Kills mold/mildew
no
no
no
no
no
Smoke
some
some
no
no
some
Germicide UV (passive)
no
no
no
no
no
Germicide PCO (active)
no
no
no
no
no

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