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TriStar PureStar HEPA Air Purifier Comparison Chart

Updated on November 1, 2012
TriStar PureStar air purifiers use HEPA filtration to remove particles from the air.  These HEPA purifiers can be classified as having made it into the top tier of air purifiers for both cost and performance.
TriStar PureStar air purifiers use HEPA filtration to remove particles from the air. These HEPA purifiers can be classified as having made it into the top tier of air purifiers for both cost and performance.

TriStar Purestar HEPA Air Purifiers

TriStar PureStar air purifiers are quality HEPA filtration systems that are efficient at removing particles from the air. These are high end air purifiers with higher up front costs. However, these air purifiers balance out the costs over the long term. These systems also offer quality carbon filtration for odor removal. Use the comparison chart to see how these air purifiers compare to the competition in the marketplace. These systems do make our top 25 HEPA air purifier list, although on the lower end of it. TriStar Purestar systems are distributed by a private dealer network.

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MFG/Model
PureStar 1000
PureStar 2000
PureStar 3000
TriStar
 
 
 
Retail Price
$899.00
$1,298.00
$1,398.00
Filter Type
HEPA filter, carbon filter, washable pre-filter
HEPA filter, carbon filter, washable pre-filter
HEPA filter, carbon filter, washable pre-filter
Cost of replacement parts
HEPA filter-$129.95/2yrs, Carbon filter-$24.95/yr
HEPA filter-$185.95/2yrs, Carbon filter-$44.95/yr
HEPA filter-$214.95/2yrs, Carbon filter-$64.95/yr
Energy Consumption
30 watts
85 watts
120 watts
Elect. Cost use.0886/kwh
$23.28/yr
$65.97/yr
$93.14 /yr
Unit and parts cost for first year
$922.28
$1,363.97
$1,491.14
Total operating cost over 10 years
$2,006.10
$3,287.00
$3,988.90
Coverage area per mfg. specs.
750 sq. ft
2000 sq ft
3000 sq. ft
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for first year
$3,821.12
$2,045.96
$1,491.14
Cost to cover 3000 sq. ft for 10 years
$8,024.40
$4,930.50
$3,988.90
# of units to clean 3000 sq. ft
4
1.5
1
Noise Level
unknown
unknown
unknown
Freq. cleaning perm.nt parts
Every month
Every month
Every month
Cost per square foot
27 cents/yr
16 cents/yr
13 cents/yr
MFG Warranty
5 year limited warranty
5 year limited warranty
5 year limited warranty
Particles
99.97% to .3 microns
99.97% to .3 microns
99.97% 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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