Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower Air Purifier Review
A Stylish and Sleek Design
As I’ve gone about researching high-quality air filters I’ve come to realize there are three very important things to consider when choosing the right one for you. These three things are: cost of replacing the filter(s), noise levels while in operation and power both in consumption and ability. When it comes to the “big three” the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier is at the top of the list.
- Cost of Filters: The Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier has three stages of filtration. There are two HEPA filters, a pre-filter and a carbon activated post filter to ensure the capture of all particles that are harmful to you and your family. The HEPA filters can be expensive to replace, but they only require replacement every few years. The big cost of filter changes in air purifiers comes with the pre-filter. The Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier pre-filter is very affordable and easy to replace. There is a helpful filter indicator for the main HEPA filters that gives you a warning when they need to be changed so you never have to worry about losing air quality.
- Noise Levels: Like all air purifiers, the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier makes some sound. It is made to be much quieter than a traditional box-style air purifier, though and the lower level noise is a gentle “white noise.” Users commonly remark that the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air filter easily allows everyone a good night sleep at the lower power level even when it’s in the bedroom. The highest power level has a reported noise level of 60 decibels. That may be hard to sleep through, and may impact conversation or television and radio listening. The higher levels of the Alen T300 are best used when you are out of the house.
- Power Production: The Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier has 4 speeds, giving it plenty of flexibility for whatever situation you have in your home. There is a timer setting so that you can adjust when your Alen T300 is on, giving you the opportunity to operate it at the highest, louder setting when you are going to be away from the house during work or school hours, and run it all night while you sleep at the lower setting for quiet air quality control.
- Power Efficiency: The Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier requires only between 21 and 58 watts of power at all 4 speeds even with the UV lamp on. That is less than the power required for an average light bulb, making the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier very energy efficient.
The Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower Air Purifier doesn’t stop at just being an efficient and reliable machine that is affordable and quiet though. It is also stylish and good to look at. The slim, narrow design is easy to fit anywhere, and the best part is it swivels on its base to create a better air flow control than a stationary air purifier.
There is an ionizer in the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier, and that can lead to ozone emissions, but the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower ionizer releases no ozone into the air.
Healthy Air with UV Germ Control
A huge benefit that the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier offers is a UV lamp that destroys airborne viruses that are hard to catch in a filter. These airborne particles cause the main problems during flu season in your home.
The particle elements that the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier effectively controls are:
- Cooking odors
- Dust mites
The Importance of Warranty Protection
Now one thing I didn’t mention in the top three, even though it is very important is the warranty available on the air purifier you choose. Since it isn’t an inherent part of the actual air purifier I couldn’t really call it something important to consider about the actual machine, however without a good warranty that you can trust, you could be throwing money away. The Alen T300 UV Tower air purifier has an unbelievable lifetime warranty so you never have to worry about parts or mechanical break downs.
Where the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower Air Purifier Falls Short
The biggest downfall of the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier is its coverage area. It is only truly effective up to 300 square feet, and most homes are larger than that. For smaller homes and apartments, one Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier in each room should be plenty to ensure total air quality everywhere. In the case of a room close to 300 square feet, you may suffer a lack of air quality and to get the maximum coverage two should be used in that instance. However, if you have a large home with big rooms, you may need more than one in each of the bigger spaces.
What Consumers Say About the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower Air Purifier
My favorite place to find consumer comments about a product is Amazon.com. There are other places where user comments are available, but they often simply copy the reviews from Amazon itself. You can read all 28 reviews for yourself on the Amazon.com website, but here are just a few of the comments about the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier.[quote style=”boxed” float=”left”]Cleans extremely well.[/quote] [quote style=”boxed” float=”right”]Filters last longer than suggested.[/quote] [quote style=”boxed” float=”left”]Great little air filter.[/quote]
[quote style=”boxed” float=”right”]The best I’ve ever used.[/quote]
If you want an air purifier and need to control pet dander or pollen because of allergies, or just want a healthier environment for your family the Alen T300 HEPA UV Tower air purifier is an excellent choice. Along with the many wonderful features, it is also good to look at and won’t detract from your décor.
One last thing to know is you can buy this air purifier in different package options. You can order it by itself, in a package of two or packaged with extra filters saving you even more time and money when it is time to replace the filters.
Below is a list of the packages available.