Dynamic Air Cleaner
Filter F.A.Q - (Frequently Asked Questions:)
How do I know what size to order?
If you have a free standing console unit, you will select the size CT500 or
CT100. The overhead ceiling model is the OH1010. Otherwise, your
P1000 1" Dynamic Air Cleaner has a label on the plastic strip that shows the
size you need to order. If you cannot find a label or the box from your
air cleaner or last set of filters, you may measure the entire air cleaner.
Measure the entire device, including the black plastic part where the power cord
plugs in. If it is 23.75", you can round up to 24". The device is
approximated 1/4 inch undersized so it will fit into the filter rack of your
furnace. All the standard sizes are listed when you go to order.
Custom sizes are available too! Fill out the form above and look through
the list of standard sizes.
How often should I change the filters?
In a normal non-smoking home, a Dynamic Air Cleaner filter should last between
3-4 months. In a smoking home, you may only get 1-2 months out of each
filter. Homes with many people or multiple pets may only get 2-3 months
How do I know when to change the filter?
The filter will load over time and gradually turn gray or black in color.
Once the filter is covered with a layer of dust and other particles, it is
likely time to change the filter. The other indicator may be odors.
If you are using the Dynamic Air Cleaners for a smoking environment, there may
be a point in time when the odors seem to linger longer. That would be
indicative of the carbon pad reaching a saturation point and no longer being
able to remove the gases, fumes and odors. At that point, it is important
to replace the filter so it can continue providing you the gas, fume and odor
What happens if I don't change the filter often enough?
For those with the Dynamic Air Cleaner 1" panel in their furnace, a clogged
filter will reduce the airflow through your central HVAC system which at minimum
will cause performance problems with your heat or air conditioning. At the
extreme, the reduced airflow can cause strain on the HVAC blower and cause your
system to fail entirely. Proper filter maintenance is not just good for
your health; it's good for the health of your HVAC system too.
Can I Clean the Filters to lengthen the life?
You can but it's not recommended. Some people may try to use a vacuum tool
to suck some of the dust off of the filter, or take it outside and shake it off.
Unfortunately, that is not the ideal solution. First of all, by doing so,
you will be throwing a huge amount of the pollutants into the air where you may
breathe them in during the "cleaning" process. For allergy or asthma
sufferers, this could trigger an attack. Secondly, the Dynamic Air Cleaner
Filter Replacements have a carbon sheet in the center. This carbon sheet
is designed to help eliminate gases, chemical fumes and odors. Once the
carbon has reached a saturation point, it will no longer be able to do it's job.
Cleaning with a vacuum or shaking it off won't help in this regard.
Can I use Aeriale or Electrobreeze filters in my
Dynamic Air Cleaner?
Again, these "universal" filters are generic brands and are not tested to work with the
Dynamic Air Cleaner. Using these generic brand Dynamic Air
filters will also void your Dynamic Air Cleaner 5 year warranty. If you want
guaranteed performance for the health and wellness of your family and a warranty you can
depend on, I recommend sticking
with the authentic Dynamic Air Cleaner Carbon Media that we offer.
Sure, the generic is slightly cheaper, but when you average out the cost, it's
only pennies a day more for the real Dynamic Air Cleaner Filters.
Why have the prices increased since the last time I
Dynamic Air Cleaners are sold primarily through local heating and air
conditioning contractors. In order to protect that distribution network
which serves 99% of their business, Dynamic raised the prices for those of us
selling over the internet to make sure we didn't sell the products for well
below what the local contractors charge. The price increase went into
effect January 2007.
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