Air Filtration: Your Answer to Common Allergies and Indoor Pollution

On the rare occasion that people think about air filtration, most people usually picture those thin air filters you buy for your HVAC system. Think of this as taking that concept and magnifying it times 1000.

We could go on for days about the significance of air filtration in Kansas City, but when you condense it, you have a general understanding of what you and your home need. However, when that question does pop into your mind, or you just want to know more about your air filtration possibilities in Olathe, let Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning know. We’ll be here waiting for your call at 913-432-3342 or if you prefer, you can use our online scheduler and we’ll help you pick your next air filtration system.

Healthy Climate Carbon Clean 16 Media Air Cleaner

With hundreds of air cleaners out there, one has to be rated #1*. And the Healthy Climate Carbon Clean 16 Media Air Cleaner is just that. Matching a MERV 16 filtration rating that leads the industry, the Carbon Clean 16 removes odors with its coconut-activated, carbon-coated fiber matrix. That really just means that we use cutting edge technology to make sure 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 shielding your home from more than 95% of allergy-aggravating particles down to 0.3 microns (extremely small). Plus it destroys OVER 90% of bioaerosols and microorganisms down to 0.01 micron (beyond small).

Other features include:

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  • #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 the best 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 required
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on all covered components

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Healthy Climate 11 Media Air Cleaner

Created 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 doesn’t add to the cost of operating 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 free from dirt and dust buildup.

Other perks of the HC11 include:

  • Provides whole-home filtration for optimal 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

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Healthy Climate High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) Filtration System

A lot of 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 filthy? Exactly. This system is sealed to help hold on to the particles it captures so that they don’t bypass the filter and come back into your home.

With today’s homes being built with such tight insulation, many of the impurities that enter our homes never leave. This is also why air filtration is so important to our air quality and overall comfort.

Our HEPA filtration system includes:

  • 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 eliminating particles and bio-aerosols down to 0.3 micron
  • Sealed bypass design—captures particles and doesn’t allow them to get out
  • Optional carbon filtration—to help remove odors from your home
  • Powerful, yet quiet performance—softly filters the air inside your home throughout the day
  • Easy integration—designed to work with Lennox® HVAC systems for total home comfort
  • No ozone emissions
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty on all covered components

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Healthy Climate Replacement Air Filters

When we discuss indoor air quality, air filters are a critical element to keeping out contaminants. However, not all air filters are created with the same quality. When it comes time to replace your home’s air filters, Healthy Climate air filters give you various 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 Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning in Olathe take care of all of your air filter needs when the time arrives.

And if you ever have a question about what the perfect air filter option for your current HVAC system is, give us a call at 913-432-3342 or arrange 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.