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Oreck Air Purifiers Comparison Chart

Updated on October 27, 2012
Oreck air purifiers use filtration and electrostatic precipitaters to clean the air
Oreck air purifiers use filtration and electrostatic precipitaters to clean the air

Oreck Air Purifiers

Oreck is one of those companies that has a long standing reputation in the air purification industry. The carry 5 air purifier models that use filters to clean the air. Oreck air filtration systems are not the best performing air purifiers in the industry and they cost significantly more than many competitors to operate continuously. The comparison chart below shows you both the short and long term costs of owning and using an Oreck air purifier. Despite this company's long standing reputation, use the chart to do your research and compare these systems to others in the industry before deciding what air purifier is the right one for you.

Oreck ProShield Plus Air Purifier with UV-A Helios Shield and Remote - AIR12GU

Oreck Air Purifier Comparison Chart

MFG/Model
PRO Shield
PRO Shield Plus
Dual Max
Air Instinct 100
Air Instinct 200
Oreck
 
 
 
 
 
Retail Price
$349.99
$399.99
$399.99
$399.99
$499.99
Filter Type/Cleaning Processes
Electrostatic filter, odor filter
Electrostatic filter, Permanent Odor filter (Helios Shield)
Electrostatic filter, Permanent Odor filter (Helios Shield)
Washable pre-filter, carbon filter, HEPA filter
Washable pre-filter, HEPA filter, carbon filter
Cost of replacement parts
Electrostatic filter (Truman Cell)-$69.99/3yrs, Odor Filter-$49.99/yr
Electrostatic Filter (Truman Cell)-$69.99/3 years
Electrostatic Filter (Truman Cell)-$69.99/3 years
Carbon filter-$19.99/yr, HEPA filter-$59.99/3yrs
HEPA filter-$59.99/3yrs, Carbon filter-$29.99/3yrs
Energy Consumption
65 watts
65 watts
40 watts
47 watts
47 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$50.45/year
$50.45/year
$31.05/year
$36.48/year
$36.48/year
Unit and parts cost for first year
$450.43
$450.44
$431.04
$456.46
$536.47
Total operating cost over 10 years
$1,564.36
$1,114.46
$920.46
$1484,66
$1,134.73
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
80 square feet
80 square feet
200 square feet
221 square feet
248 square feet
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$16,891.13
$16,891.50
$6,465.60
$6,194.16
$6,491.29
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$58,663.50
$41,792.25
$13,806.90
$20,153.76
$13,726.57
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
37.5
37.5
15
13.57
12.1
Noise Level dB
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
unknown
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every month
Every month
Every month
Every month
Every month
Cost per square foot
$1.96/yr
$1.39/yr
46 cents/yr
67 cents/yr
46 cents/yr
MFG Warranty
3 year limited warranty
3yr limited warranty
5 yr limited warranty
3yr limited warranty
5yr limited warranty
Particles
Unknown efficiency
Unknown efficiency
Unknown efficiency
99.97% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3 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

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