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Are air purifiers expensive to run?
Last Updated: 29th January, 2020
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Likewise, do air purifiers use a lot of energy?
According to Energy Star, the average air purifier consumes 550 kilowatt hours per year in electricity, or approximately as much energy as a modern refrigerator. If you're concerned with energy conservation, choose an air purifier with the Energy Star label.
One may also ask, do air purifiers really work? Yes, they are able to trap a high percentage of the airborne allergens and irritants that flow through the filters. However, remember that an air purifier is only one step in getting rid of dust, mold, Volatile Organic Compounds, smoke odor, pet dander, or pollen.
Consequently, do air purifiers run up your electric bill?
Your air purifiers are much more energy efficient than most of your popular electric devices. As you can see, using an air purifier isn't going to impact your electricity bill tremendously. We are happy to give you a few examples of how many watts does your air purifier use.
Should I run my air purifier 24 7?
This also means that you should run your air purifier all day and night long without turning it off. The reasoning to this is very simple as clean air will get contaminated again within 3-4 hours time if you had left your air purifier turned off. Therefore, it is highly advisable to run the air purifier 24 hours a day.