4InovaAir AirClean E20 Plus

InovaAir AirClean E20 Plus Questions & Answers

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jason
jason

I replaced the hepa filter on E20 plus and straight away the filter 1 comes up red what is wrong

InovaAir
InovaAir   DM   

Hi Jason, You need to reset the HEPA filter indicator by pressing and holding for 5 seconds the "filter check" button when the filter life indicator is on the HEPA filter. Any issues please contact us 1300137244. This info is also listed in the manual if you have that handy.

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how much are replacement filters?

Blackcat23
Blackcat23  

Rather expensive. $50 for the pre-filter that lasts 6months. $195 for the carbon filter which lasts between 3 - 5 years and $295 for the hepa filter which also lasts between 3 to 5 years

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thanks!

InovaAir
InovaAir   DM   

Hi Npocto, unlike store bought or plastic systems with synthetic filters, our air purifier filters have a lifespan of up to 3-4 times longer due to quality & capacity of the filter media (medical-grade H13 & kilograms of carbon), pre-filters are $50, H13 medical-grade HEPA 3-5 years $295 & 6 kilograms of activated carbon $195. Regards InovaAir.

Gavan K.
Gavan K.  

So to break down costs
Pre filters $50 × 2 filters per year
Carbon and HEPA $295+$195 every 3 years based on 24 hours day
So yearly costs $100+ $98+$65 =$263 per year
Manufacturer claims it can clean 300CFM
So to put into perspective the winix pro can clean a AHAM verified 264CFM dust and 300CFM pollen and filters per year are $120 from cosco
E20 $1600 and yearly average filter cost $263 and 300CFM vs Winix AHAM verified size $600 and filters $120 cosco
Winix has also a medical HEPA and intuitive controls that can detect a fart, quiet and energy star efficient.

InovaAir
InovaAir   DM   

Hi Gavan, at InovaAir we manufacture medical-grade air purifiers using the highest quality components and filters. Aluminium & steel construction, steel filter casings with air tight seals, kilograms of activated carbon. There is no comparison in terms of the filtration or quality of construction between InovaAir and Winix air purifiers. InovaAir systems are proper commercial-grade air purifiers and used in Australian hospitals and critical applications where they can actually be tested and certified to HEPA standards. We do make the lower cost E7 and E8 systems which also use the German motors with all steel filter casings that are in the Winix price range. The Winix HEPA filters do not include air tight seals, are made from synthetic material (not paper), include a 2 year warranty (InovaAir 5 years). The carbon filter in our E20 is 6kgs in the Winix it's approx. 430grams -that means our carbon filter is almost 14 times the size and in our E8 system is 2.5kgs almost 6 times larger than Winix.

If you assume the winix which includes a 2 year warranty only lasts 2 years, you would also need to factor in replacing the entire unit possibly every 2 years. The US AHAM certified stamp is a paid for marketing endorsement and is a 10 minute test. It's a low efficiency outdated test which is why InovaAir and other premium air purifier manufacturers do not use it.

Gavan K.
Gavan K.  

Yes you are 100% correct as it’s not really a comparison to compare the stage 5 pro which is 1/3 price delivered to the E20 but given it can filter out at nearly the same CFM definitely gives it a good run.
Agreed a fairer comparison would be the E8 which filters out to the same 99.97 H13 but at nearly twice the CFM the pro is quieter and is more efficient being energy star rated vs not and nearly 20% cheaper (based of tested and manufacturers published data) and based on $600 Amazon purchase price delivered .
Pro does not have the same VOC absorption capacity as the E8 or E20 hence why it’s a yearly filter change vs 3 yearly but ithe WINIX is confidence inspiring given CHOICE awarded it high marks in filtration and VOC absorbion and it even took out the top award from memory

AHAM is most certainly not some marketing endorsement.AHAM has full ANSI testing accreditation and has full FDA approval and U.S department of Energy among others and FDA are are the same people who approve vaccines .
Blueair, Winix,Phillips,Sharp, Austinair,Coway ,Healthway,IQ air all carry the AHAM certification who are some of the best and most respected in the world

Other than marketing claims can inovair link to an any independent research that shows there H13 99.97 HEPA superiority against other manufacturers H13 99.97 HEPA .?
Who independently tested inovairs CFM and room size claims?as you provide no information on it.?
Why would you assume the Winix would only last 2 years? Do you have any evidence that it won’t?
You make wild claims about store bought air purifier that most are NOT effective at filtering out bushfire smoke, I would love to see your research on these claims especially as majority have the same H13 filtering capacity of 99.97 as yours. They may not have the same VOC absorbing capacity but look forward to you sharing your research on the store bought H13 HEPA filters

There is no doubt that Inovair is a well built and has excellent VOC absorbing abilities but same can be said about many many other air purifiers out there with the highly regarded blue air 480i 300CFM model which is also steel, 5 year warranty and a hospital grade HEPA but can be found for $999 at moment comes to mind

InovaAir
InovaAir   DM   

Hi Gavin, CHOICE has never tested our air purifiers. This was because they were in very high demand during the bushfires when CHOICE was doing their testing and they were unable to obtain one, they never contacted us directly.

It is well known in the air purification industry that CADR is a flawed test because it doesn't measure actual efficiency on particular particle sizes, only measures on highest speed performance for 10 minutes in a small chamber which is not representative of an actual room. Dyson, IQAir and InovaAir do not use this inferior method which is aimed at low cost air purifiers starting at $60USD and up. AHAM does charge fees for use for the AHAM mark which is how they make their money. Dyson has extensively proven the CADR test to be ineffective: external link  If this link doesn't work just google Dyson CADR.

Anyone with a laser particle counter can test an air purifier efficiency. Certifications are listed on our website.

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i am loving the polemics here:) it's always good to have new insights.

Gavan K.
Gavan K.  

Hi Nick.
Just to correct you the AHAM test is 20 minutes not 10

AHAM is just one certification test and a lot of manufacturers carry out this test as well as having there rated CFM as well

CADR is a good metric for the consumer because it uses a trusted and approved formula to gauge effectiveness vs a manufacturers claim which can be unreliable and biased.
CADR is far from perfect but it is a good indicator for the consumer

Dyson prove nothing as it’s not even a proper scientific test.
All it shows is an unidentified air purifier that Dyson claim to be a high CADR in a box pumped with what appears to be smoke in what appears to be not filtering very well vs a Dyson in what appears to be filtering.
CADR is one metric as is CFM. The Dyson test proves nothing.

Still waiting on your links to your science research to the above questions and your many claims

rtrish
rtrish

I just bought the InovaAir 8. I can’t unlatch the locks on the sides. Any hints?

InovaAir
InovaAir   DM   

Thanks for your question. The latches can be tight when new as they have internal springs which keep tension on the filter seals. Just behind the curved section of the latch you can insert a flat item such as a flat screwdriver, push outwards and the latch will open. Let us know if you have any further questions. The quickest way to reach customer service is direct through the contact page on our site: external link  .

Vincent D.
Vincent D.  

Could you post a photo of the latches?

rtrish
rtrish  

I managed to unlock it, thanks.

Hem
Hem

Hi,
I decide to purchase E8, the small unit, for my office 25sqm which has so much dust. I can't shut my office' door as many people coming and going. Is that any benefit of buying this with not an isolated room?

Giselle
Giselle

are these air purifiers easy to clean? what's involved?

Borsch
Borsch  

So simple. There are 3 airlets that in my case build up bit of dog hair thats to big to pass thru which i brush off with my hand or vacuum every now and then.

In terms of filters themselves all you gotta do is undo 2 latches, lift up casing from base and replace outer prefilter ( velcro) which from memory is around every six months. Filters themselves just lift out. So easy

Alyson
Alyson  

Very easy, unclip cover and replace pre-filter, cuts down on dusting elsewhere too as it's all trapped, not recirculating.

FamilyV
FamilyV  

Very simple. Just unclip, remove the pre-filter and dispose of it, take the carbon filters out (just lift up), vacuum it out a bit, then place new pre-filter in. Every 3-5 years the carbon filters need replacing, and that's even easier - get them out and swap them. Easy.

Kyle
Kyle

Besides the obvious health benefits of the air purification, does the e20 make a noticble difference in reducing cleaning/dusting?

Urban Customer
Urban Customer  

I can't answer this with certainty and scientific precision, only my own impressions. I am quite allergic to common allergens like dust mites, mould, chemicals, emissions and so on and there is no doubt about a big difference in breathability when it is left on.

As for the cleaning factor, I can only say I think so. I hadn't thought of it before but there is little dust in this apartment. As we are in the inner city with building sites on all sides, this is remarkable. It is also very different to the situation in the serviced apartment we stayed in for a couple of months before moving here. It was about two suburbs away, further out from central Melbourne where the air should have been cleaner, yet it had a strong, visible daily dust build up. That building was only 18 months old, this one is 6 months old.

All up, my hunch is that it keeps the dust levels right down. I hope that is helpful.

sue
sue  

Our house has always been fairly dusty. It's not so now. There's still dust deposits on shelves etc but not so much now and we don't clean / dust as much. Also, I can see it deposited on the carbon filter which needs to be cleaned regularly. Breathability wise- it's wonderful!!

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