HVAC 101

HVAC Basics: How do Air Cleaners Work

Many particles could be floating in your home, including dust, smoke, pet dander, lint, and pollen.

These particles can affect your health, even if you can’t see them.

Your nose and throat can’t always filter tiny particles, like dust, smoke, and bacteria. These can get stuck in your lungs and trigger asthma and allergy attacks. Your indoor air quality can also be affected by household odors or cooking smells.

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Common allergy triggers

Trees, grass &
weed pollen

Viruses &



Cat, dog &
rodent dander

Tips for an allergy and asthma-free home

Stay on top of dust mites

Get into the habit of washing your sheets in hot water once a week. You can also buy anti-dust mite covers!

Decrease pet dander

Take some preventive steps like keeping pets off the furniture or out of the bedroom.

Avoid smoky areas

Avoid second-hand smoke and smoky rooms that aren’t ventilated.

Shut doors and windows

You can keep more outdoor pollens, allergens and irritants outside your home by shutting your doors and windows.

How the AccuClean Whole-Home Air Cleaner helps clean your air


The air cleaner has a pre-filter that traps the large particles in your home air. This extends the cleaning cycle of your air cleaner.


Next, it targets smaller particles by charging them. This causes the particles to behave like magnets.


Finally, this air cleaner traps the smallest particles using oppositely charged collection cells. The AccuClean then delivers cleaner air free from particles as small as 0.3 microns.

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