We spend a lot of time in bedrooms, dorm rooms, and offices. When airborne contaminants or pollutants invade our living and working spaces and create unpleasant odors it can be disconcerting, cause distraction, and even encourage illness.
Uses and Benefits
The True HEPA filter of of the Honeywell Long-Life Pure HEPA QuietCare Air Purifier, 17000 combines with a carbon pre-filter to both collect and absorb odor causing molecules. At its highest setting the machine circulates air at a consistent rate-about six times per hour, or approximately every 12 minutes.
The powerful filtration system features three speeds to calibrate the circulation to the air quality needs of the room as well as the desires of the user. With its low profile and circular HEPA filter, the Honeywell Long-Life Pure HEPA QuietCare Air Purifier, 17000 provides high power air filtration for small spaces affected by odors associated with tobacco smoke, mold and mildew, litter boxes, and even cooking.
The True HEPA filter provides added benefit to asthma suffers and those with allergies by trapping 99.97% of small particles. By reducing lung irritants and other pollutants the filter makes breathing easier by reducing allergic reactions that cause chest and sinus infections. The unique IntelliCheck system monitors the lives of both filters individually at the press of a button. The lights change blinking patterns to let users know if a filter is working at full capacity, is nearing replacement, or needs replacement. The HEPA filter boasts a lifetime of one to three years with regular cleaning. The carbon pre-filter should be replaced approximately every three months depending on usage.
With its convenient handle, the Honeywell Long-Life Pure HEPA QuietCare Air Purifier, 17000 is easy to move throughout the house or take on the road. The small size and portability adds versatility and functionality to this model of air purifier. QuietCare technology keeps the sound level of this machine relatively quiet, on the lower levels the machine produces nearly imperceptible hum. At its highest level, the Honeywell Long-Life Pure HEPA QuietCare Air Purifier, 17000 produces the same amount of sound as a quiet fan making the unit appropriate for use in the bedroom even for a light sleeper. The plain exterior blends in with any environment.
Deodorizing Speed and Power
The carbon pre-filter combined with the high circulation setting allows the Honeywell Long-Life Pure HEPA QuietCare Air Purifier, 17000 to remove and improve smells in small spaces within 24 hours. For deeply entrenched odors, users should combine use of the purifier with deep sanitation and removal of the root cause of an odor.
Air purifiers work best in conjunction with a normal routine of cleaning and deodorizing. In order to maximize the fresh smell provided by the Honeywell Long-Life Pure HEPA QuietCare Air Purifier, 17000, users should establish a routine of vacuuming, sanitizing, and dusting.
Cautions and Warnings
The Honeywell Long-Life Pure HEPA QuietCare Air Purifier, 17000 provides an ozone free alternative to ionizers and ozone generators which makes it appropriate and safe for use for those who might experience lung irritation from ozone. While the Honeywell Long-Life Pure HEPA QuietCare Air Purifier, 17000 does remove odors as well as allergens effectively in a small space, the unit might not be powerful enough to remedy deeply entrenched smells.
This purifier is not for outdoors. Do not use the purifier near combustible gases or vapors. Keep out of rain, away from water, and out of any potentially wet or damp areas. The unit should not be placed horizontally. Some users find the light to be a distraction at night.
Common Active Ingredients
The Honeywell Long-Life Pure HEPA QuietCare Air Purifier, 17000 features a circular True HEPA filter designed to capture 99.97% of air particles including fine particles associated with smell like dander, smoke, and mold.
Additionally the unit utilizes the naturally odor absorption power of activated carbon to pull odors from the surrounding air.