Air Filtration: Your Answer to Common Allergies and Indoor Pollution On the rare occurrence that people think about air filtration, most people usually picture thosethin air filters you buy for your HVAC system. In this case, we’re taking that concept and magnifying it times 100. We could go on for days about the importance of air filtration in the Main Line, but when you boil it down, you have a general idea of what you and your home need. However, when you remember that question, or you just want to know more about your air filtration possibilities in the Main Line, let O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning know. We’ll be waiting for your call at 610-626-2540 or if you prefer, you can use our online scheduler and we’ll help you find your next air filtration system. Healthy Climate Carbon Clean 16 Media Air Cleaner With a number of air cleaners available, something to be rated #1*. And the Healthy Climate Carbon Clean 16 Media Air Cleaner is just that. Combining a MERV 16 filtration rating that leads the industry, the Carbon Clean 16 eliminates odors with its coconut-activated, carbon-coated fiber matrix. That really just means that we use leading technology to ensure that your home’s air is as clean as we can get it. Not to mention the fact that it also will help preserve the life of your HVAC system by helping it stay clean from dirt and dust buildup while also guarding your home from more than 95% of allergy-aggravating particles down to 0.3 microns (incredibly small). Plus it destroys OVER 90% of bioaerosols and microorganisms down to 0.01 micron (beyond small). Other perks include: #1 rated, for whole-home filtration systems that are professionally installed* No ozone emissions—the Carbon Clean 16 can reduce ground-level ozone in your home up to 50% Provides whole-home filtration for top home comfort, air quality, and no additional energy costs MERV 16 Precision Pleat™ filter (MERV 16**/CADR 1900***) Compatible with any HVAC system—no additional power source needed 5-Year Limited Warranty on all covered components Product Brochure Contact Us to Learn More Healthy Climate 11 Media Air CleanerMade to be compatible with any heating and cooling system, the HC11 gives your home’s air a new level of clean while also making it healthier to breathe. Oh, it does not add to the cost of turning on your current system either. Simple and effective products often make the most sense, which is why the HC11 is the ideal choice for home air filtration. Plus, the system may actually help save you money on your monthly energy costs by keeping your HVAC system uncontaminated from dirt and dust buildup. Other features of the HC11 include: Provides whole-home filtration for optimum home comfort and air quality, adding zero additional energy costs MERV 11** filter (MERV 11**/CADR 520***) Removes more than 85% of particles such as dust, dirt, and mold spores down to 3 microns Compatible with any HVAC system—with no additional power source needed No ozone emissions 5-Year Limited Warranty on its covered components Product Brochure Contact Us to Learn More Healthy Climate High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) Filtration SystemMany people have heard of HEPA air filtration, and for good reason, it is hospital-grade filtration after all. When is the last time you recall a hospital being dirty? Exactly. This system is sealed to help contain the particles it captures so that they don’t bypass the filter and head back in to your home. With today’s homes being constructed with such tight insulation, many of the impurities that enter our homes never leave. This is also why air filtration is so crucial to our air quality and overall comfort. Our HEPA filtration system contains: True HEPA system—meaning the whole system has met or exceeded industry standards for particle/bio-aerosol filtration Near-perfect filtration—up to a 99.97% efficiency rating for removing particles and bio-aerosols down to 0.3 micron Sealed bypass design—gathers particles and doesn’t allow them to escape Optional carbon filtration—to help remove odors from your home Powerful, yet quiet performance—quietly filters the air inside your home throughout the day Easy integration—designed to work with Lennox® HVAC systems for complete home comfort No ozone emissions 5-Year Limited Warranty on all covered components Product Brochure Contact Us to Learn More Healthy Climate Replacement Air Filters When we talk about indoor air quality, air filters are a crucial element to keeping out contaminants. However, not all air filters are created with the same attention to detail. When it comes time to replace your home’s air filters, Healthy Climate air filters give you different efficiency levels so you can be sure that your needs are met. The quality of your home’s air should never be in question, so let O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning in the Main Line take care of all of your air filter needs when the time approaches. And if you ever have a question about what the best air filter choice for your current HVAC system is, give us a call at 610-626-2540 or schedule an appointment to meet with us through our online scheduler. Our replacement filters include these benefits: Removes particles to preserve your indoor air quality and your HVAC equipment Cartridge slides out for quick, easy replacement MERV 16** available in 5" box and 5" or 6" expandable MERV 10** available in 3" or 5" box and 5" and 6" expandable MERV 8** available in 1" box * Source: Leading consumer magazine, January 2012. Based on the published CADR, which is a standardized measurement system to determine the cubic feet of clean air produced per minute. ** MERV = Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. Describes the filter's ability to capture particles and ranges from 1 to 16. Typical fiberglass filter = MERV 1. The higher the MERV rating, the better the filtration. *** The Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) represents the cubic feet of clean air produced per minute.