Just like ceiling fan air purifiers also run for a long time to purify the air. Most of the energy consumed for the fan - the blower which pulls the dirty air inside and push the clean air outside. energy consumption for each component is important. The detailed analysis is mentioned below. Try our Air Purifiers selector to choose right Air Purifier by answering simple questions without reading any buying guide.
The majority of energy is consumed by the fan. You may wonder are there any energy star ratings to air purifier.
Yes, unfortunately it is true. Bureau of energy efficiency(BEE) ratings are not just based on efficiency but also based on the effectiveness of all other components and their assembling and other optimizations involved. BEE ratings are given to Air Conditioner, Television, Computer, Refrigerators, LPG, Washing Machines, Ceiling Fans, Fluorescent lights. But BEE ratings are not given to Air Purifiers. Making it difficult to asses its energy efficiency.
As the alternatives to BEE star ratings you can consider buying Air Purifiers with lower power consumption. Energy consumed is measured in watts. In the every air purifier product description look for Watts. Search for ‘watt’ keyword in the product description. Lesser is the better as we want to save energy cost.
Ceiling fans usually consume 46 watts to 75 watts of energy. Better select air purifier which consumes energy under 46 watts. As you know air purifiers major source of energy consumption is due to fan and which is much smaller than ceiling fan. Example title of air purifier is ‘Philips AC4025 40 -Watt Air Purifier’. If watts number is missing then it should be mentioned in the product specifications definitely.
Below is the list of best energy efficient air purifiers carefully handpicked on the watts it consume and average customer ratings. Panasonic brand is good for energy saving as their most of the models are consume less electricity.