Air Purifier Poll Results

 

 

This poll was conducted in the Mold Avoiders Facebook group in May 2017. A total of 106 group members participated.

 

General Statements

“This is a poll on machines that purport to clean the air of problematic toxins. Please mark the statements that have been true for you.”

 

62%  I have found an air purifier to be helpful for issues related to air pollution. (66 respondents)

34%  I have found an air purifier to be helpful for dealing with mild outdoor mold issues. (36 respondents)

33%  I have found an air purifier to be helpful for dealing with cross contamination issues. (35 respondents)

32%  I have found an air purifier to be helpful for dealing with MCS issues. (34 respondents)

23%  I have found an air purifier to be helpful for dealing with a building with a toxic mold growth problem. (24 respondents)

9%  Air purifiers make the air seem cleaner but do not seem to have helped my health. (10 respondents)

8%  I’ve found inexpensive air purifiers to be a little helpful but don’t feel the expensive ones are worth the money. (9 respondents)

8%  I’ve found that air purifiers can make things worse for me. (9 respondents)

8%  I’ve never found an air purifier to be all that helpful. (9 respondents)

7%  I’ve found an air purifier to be helpful for dealing with outdoor mold issues involving Mystery Toxin or other supertoxins. (7 respondents)

4%  I’ve never found an air purifier that was helpful at all. (4 respondents)

 

Brands

“This is a poll on machines that purport to clean the air of problematic toxins. Please mark which of the following machines you personally have found to be at least moderately helpful.”

 

20%  Ozone machine (21 respondents)

16%  Air Oasis (17 respondents)

15%  Austin Air (16 respondents)

13%  Honeywell (14 respondents)

13%  IQ Air (14 respondents)

12%  Hi Tech Air Solutions (13 respondents)

11%  Germ Guardian (12 respondents)

9%  Homemade air purifier, e.g. box fan and furnace filter (10 respondents)

8%  Blue Air (8 respondents)

4%  Thera Pure (4 respondents)

3%  Winix (3 respondents)

2%  Aprilaire (2 respondents)

2%  Infrared brooder lights (2 respondents)

2%  Whirlpool Whispure (2 respondents)

2%  Lennox furance filters (2 respondents)

2%  Aireox (2 respondents)

 

Additional Brand Mentions:

Air Fantastic

Airocide

Air Pura

Air Sterile Photocatalytic

Alen

Aller Air Exec

Almos Air

APCO UV

Dri-Eaz

Edgestar

Health Way Air

Lifesmart

Odorklenz

Oransi Eric Ultra

Reme Halo Guardian

Vollara

Walmart Ionic Pro

Wave Air Cleaner

 

The following Living Clean in a Dirty World blog articles summarize results of previous Mold Avoiders group polls.

 

Mold Avoiders Polls – Part 1

Mold Avoiders Polls – Part 2

 

 

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