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Classroom Air Cleaner---5 Features That Spell Effectiveness

     Clean air in the classroom can only help enhance learning. And using an air purifier that can remove odors, gases, airborne chemicals and particles 24 hours a day literally breathe fresh air into your room. Opting for the following 5 features in the cleaner will spell success in your classroom.

Here are 5 features that are really important to have in an air purifier for your students. Anything less than this is just that---not as good.

Flexible Placement---Depending on the size of the space you've been given to teach in, being able to tuck the purifier away in a corner or put it up high on a shelf, or under even under a shelf.

A unit that can be this flexible should be able to pull air in from every side. And as a result the unit will only need about 6 inches of clearance in order to provide 360 degree intake of the air in your space.

This feature allows the cleaner to work from anywhere effectively, and that pays big dividends.. Its ability to work well anywhere can prevent you and your students from tripping over the cord, and can allow you to keep your students as the focal point in your room rather than the cleaner.

Safe By-Products---One of the most important things about an air cleaner that is to be used with anyone, but especially with children, is to know that the only by-product it produces is fresh clean air.

There is still a great deal of debate about cleaners that produce ozone and ionized particles. Why introduce anything into your classroom that experts cannot agree is completely safe? There is no reason to do that ever, and HEPA filtration has a track record of being safe as well as effective.

HEPA or high efficiency particle arresting filtration is the type that hospitals use to insure clean air. By definition this type of filter must be able to remove 99,997 out of every 10,000 particles that are .3 microns or larger in size.

The only by-product that this type of filter produces is fresh, clean air. And that's what this is really all about anyway isn't it??

Built To Last---Classroom activity can reach a high level and sustained level frequently.. A unit that can be easily damaged will not have a long life in the usual classroom.

Instead opt for a cleaner that is literally made of steel. It can withstand most normal classroom activities without any interruption in its operation.

24 Hour Cleaning---Being able to send air into your room continuously is a huge advantage to have in a unit. Many times the filtration, heat, and air conditioning are cut back to minimum levels when the building is empty.

My dad use to say pay now or pay later, and there's really no way to get around it. It's true that cutting the cleaner off cuts costs but then you have to run it faster and harder as it plays catch up to the pollutants that have accumulated while it was off.

And even though you may not be able to pinpoint exactly what is causing the problem, it usually takes a while for the cleaner to clear away pollutants and restore air quality to a healthy level.

Variety Of Filter Sizes---To expect one filter to remove pollutants of all sizes is not cost effective filtration. And even if it could, it would mean frequent maintenance, and who wants to spend spare time washing, cleaning, drying, or spraying a filter?

The best choice is a unit that has a canister with multiple filters inside. There are several advantages that will result from this. Multiple filters that are sized to eliminate only a certain range of particle sizes will allow each filter to do its part and result in longer filter life.

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