Can I Use An Air Purifier Along With Air Conditioners?
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Do Air Purifiers Work Well With Air Conditioners?

Can I Use An Air Purifier Along With Air Conditioners?

The answer to this question is Yes! Yes! And Yes again. That’s because an air conditioner does NOT purify the air. When people hear about HVAC filters, they tend to think their air conditioner is purifying the air they are breathing. Technically that’s not correct. The filter connected to the air conditioner serves a very important purpose, but it’s only able to remove particulates in the air. A top-quality filter will do a better job, but no residential filter by itself is going to purify the air.

Air Purifier Vs Air Filter

The idea behind an air purifier is that it will remove much smaller particles than an air filter. Additionally, there are certain types of air purifiers that will actually kill molds, bacteria, and many viruses. This is how the purification process is different from the filtering process.

Why It Matters

Air purification is vital for those within high-risk groups, including:

  • Asthma patients
  • Suffer from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Have chronic & debilitating allergies
  • The very young and the elderly

They all have a harder time dealing with the effects of poor indoor air quality. No air purifier can guarantee good health, but it will likely help you breathe more easily by reducing the number of irritants in the air.

Virus Protection In The Home

I can’t tell you how much interest in air purification has increased in the last 18 months. It’s a direct result of the COVID19 pandemic and the quest to protect against it in our Fort Wayne, Decatur, Angola, Indianapolis, Greenwood, and Mishawaka, IN homes. Masters will not make any outrageous claims because no air purifier provides 100% protection. What an air purifier will do is make it less likely COVID and other viruses are able to spread easily in your house.

How Masters Can Help

Masters Heating & Cooling features multiple products that can make the air you breathe cleaner. Call now to schedule a no-obligation appointment to learn how an air purifier can work in conjunction with your air conditioner and heating system to protect you. To learn more about the services we offer be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on  Twitter.

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