Air Purifier FAQs
When buying an air purifier from Air Oasis, you are getting one of the best air purification products on the market. Naturally, there are questions that our customers want to know about our air purifiers. On this page, we provide a list of answers to questions that are commonly asked by customers of Air Oasis. If you have a question that you are unable to find the answer to on this page, feel free to contact us. One of our representatives will be happy to answer any further questions that you may have regarding our products.
Q: What does an air purifier do?
A: In answer to the question, “what does an air purifier do,” it eliminates the amount of contaminants that are in the air. Examples of what our purifiers remove from the air include bacteria, mold, viruses, odors, and other carbon-based contaminants.
Q: Can you explain exactly how an air purifier works?
A: Customers often wonder how an air purifier works. The air purifiers at Air Oasis work by using advanced hydrated photocatalytic oxidation, or AHPCO, technology. Our filters have a UV lamp that kills germs that pass through it. The UV light rays also work with the AHPCO catalyst to create catalytic molecules. These molecules spread out and neutralize carbon-based molecules from smoke, mold, and a variety of other indoor allergens.
Q: What is an Air Sanifier, and how is it different than an air purifier?
A: An air sanifier not only purifies the air, but it is also a surface sanitizer as well. They differ from traditional air purifiers, which only purify the air. In addition, they are two-in-one units.
Q: Does Air Oasis offer an air purifier that covers the entire house?
A: Our Induct units are designed to be mounted in your HVAC unit. This allows the air purifier to cleanse the air in every room that the HVAC system reaches. Typically, our Induct units are effective for up to 5,000 square feet.
Q: How can I test my indoor air quality?
A: We offer an indoor air quality kit that can be used for this purpose. In addition to testing the air for indoor air pollution prior to using our air filters, it is a great way to test the efficacy of Air Oasis filters after they have been put to use.
Q: Do Air Sanifiers® require a lot of electricity?
A: No: A 45-watt light bulb uses more electricity than our most popular Air Sanifiers. In comparison, other air purifiers not manufactured by Air Oasis may use as much as 100 watts of electricity.
Q: Is it true that NASA designed the AHPCO technology used by Air Oasis?
A: Yes, this technology was originally designed by NASA; however, the research and development team here at Air Oasis has enhanced this technology.
Q: Are your air purifiers made in the USA?
A: Every Air Oasis Air Sanifier is assembled in the United States. Additionally, we fabricate many components in our facilities located in Amarillo, TX. Whenever possible, we try to purchase components from manufacturers in the U.S. as well.
Q: Can your air purifiers be used in cars?
A: Yes. Customers can purchase the Air Oasis Mobile unit, which can be plugged into a truck, car, or other vehicle using the included DC adapter.
Q: How does the Bi-Polar unit work?
A: The easily installed unit works by creating positive and negative charges that attach themselves to allergens, VOCs, molds, bacteria, and viruses. Depending on the contaminant, the ions render them harmless, reduce them to atmospheric gases, or create particles large enough to drop from the air and into filters.
Q: What does the Bi-Polar unit remove from the air?
A: Ninety-nine percent of airborne mold, 90 percent of particulates including allergens, 86 percent of C. diff, 99 percent of E. coli, and 99 percent of feline coronavirus is removed from the air.
Q: Does the Bi-Polar system need to work with other air purifiers?
A: No, it does not require our other air purifiers to be effective; however, for maximum results, pair the Bi-Polar unit with a nano Induct unit.
Q: Are the Air Oasis air purifiers for residential use only?
A: Our purifiers are for either residential or commercial use.