How quiet is the NQ Clarifier Air Purifier?
The NQ Clarifier air purifier is extremely quiet and efficient. Although the NQ Clarifier uses an electrical motor, you'd never know it. The NQ Clarifier includes a three speed fan and is about as loud as your PC.
How many filters are included in the NQ Clarifier Air Purifier?
The NQ Clarifier air purifier utilizes a five-stage filtration system which includes a spun polyester pre-filer that is impregnated with carbon. The NQ Clarifier also includes a 15-pound carbon media drum, a true HEPA filter, a Carbon Post-filter, and a Germicidal Ultraviolet Lamp for added protection against airborne diseases.
When do I need to change the filters in the NQ Clarifier?
Both the NQ Clarifier pre-filter and NQ Clarifier carbon post filter need to be changed every 1-2 years. The Carbon Media filter will need to be replaced yearly, and the HEPA filter will last between 3-5 years.
What is the difference between the NQ Clarifier UV and the NQ Clarifier Medical?
Both the NQ Clarifier UV and the NQ Clarifier Medical remove a wider spectrum of allergens than any other air purifier on the market. However, the NQ Clarifier Medical destroys a larger amount of bacteria and viruses than the NQ Clarifier UV. While the NQ Clarifier UV has two ultraviolet light bulbs to kill micro-organisms, the NQ Clarifier Medical contains four UV light bulbs, doubling its germ killing power.
Both NQ Clarifier air purifiers feature particle filtration, germ removal, and chemical and odor absorption; however, the NQ Clarifier Medical is better suited for hospitals, clinics, and people with weakened immune systems. Both NQ Clarifier air purifiers are perfect companions for individuals suffering from allergies or asthma.
How do I know when it's time to change the filters in the NQ Clarifier Air Purifier?
Each NQ Clarifier air purifier comes with a Filter Change Indicator Sensor which will indicate when it is time to change your filters. Additionally, you can join the Clean Air Club, AchooAllergy.com's Filter Replacement Program, to ensure that you replace your filters and bulbs on time. Register for free, and we will contact you via email to let you know when it's time to change your filters.
Can any of the filters in the NQ Clarifier Air Purifier be washed and reused?
Yes, only the removable polyester pre-filter and the Carbon post filter can be washed or vacuumed. Once washed or vacuumed with a HEPA vacuum cleaner, you may reuse the filter to extend the filter life. However after 10-12 vacuum cleanings, the filters must be replaced to ensure effective air filtration.
Where should I use my NQ Clarifier Air Purifier?
Both NQ Clarifier air purifiers come with casters so they can be wheeled to any area of your home. The NQ Clarifier UV can be used in offices, bedrooms, basements, and kitchens. The NQ Clarifier Medical can be used in hospital clean rooms, clinics, medical offices, or your home.
What type of warranty is offered for the NQ Clarifier Air Purifier?
The NQ Clarifier comes with a standard one-year warranty on all electrical parts, ballasts, switches, speed controls, and lamps. The housing, wheels, fan, and motor come with a five-year warranty. An additional 90-day warranty is included for the UVGI lamps, HEPA filter, and Carbon filters.
What particles does the NQ Clarifier Air Purifier eliminate?
The NQ Clarifier removes a wider spectrum of allergens, including dust, pollen, mold spores, tobacco smoke, animal dander, gases, chemicals, bacteria, and viruses.
Does the NQ Clarifier air purifier emit ozone?
No! Ozone is a powerful lung irritant that can be found in some air purifiers. However, the NQ Clarifier air purifiers do not produce or emit any ozone. This guarantees that nothing but clean air comes out of your NQ Clarifier Air Purifier.
Who should use the NQ Clarifier Air Purifier?
The NQ Clarifier is the perfect companion for allergy or asthma suffers. NQ Clarifier air purifiers also offer great protection for those concerned about airborne bacteria and viruses because of a suppressed immune system. No matter what your ailment or concern, the NQ Clarifier will produce cleaner, safer air.
Why is there an Ultraviolet Lamp in the NQ Clarifier air purifier?
The NQ Clarifier Germicidal Ultra Violet Lamp sterilizes airborne pathogens which can cause diseases like smallpox, salmonella, hepatitis, influenza, and TB. The UV light alters the DNA of pathogens, inactivating and killing them within the UV chamber. The Germicidal UV Lamp provides additional protection against all spectrums of viruses, bacteria, and diseases.
How much energy does the NQ Clarifier air purifier use?
The NQ Clarifier air purifier is extremely energy efficient and uses only 100 watts of power at maximum speed. Even on the highest setting, the NQ Clarifier uses less energy than a household light bulb.
Is the NQ Clarifier air purifier effective for Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?
Absolutely! The NQ Clarifier contains a 15-pound Carbon media drum which adsorbs odors, gases, and chemicals. Housed in galvanized steel, the NQ Clarifier air purifier won't produce any chemical off-gassing.