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Just an observation, as I've tried to educate myself about home filtration systems, I have found a surprising number of sites that try to appear unbiased, but with a little reading can be seen to be favoring filters over all other system types. It may be that filters are better for certain applications. But the fact that they're being sold as 'all-things-to-all-people' makes me suspicious. The fact that at least a couple of sites (usually .org sites) appear to be hiding their identity also makes me suspicious. It also makes me wonder what so good about the non-filter systems that has the filter folks so worried.
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Unfortunately, HEPA filters restrict too much air to be used as a traditional furnace filter. A HEPA filter is extremely efficient, but a significant amount of air pressure is needed to force air through a HEPA filter. A typical HVAC system will not be equipped to provide enough air pressure to use a HEPA filter (which basically means that no air would blow out of your registers). In order to use a HEPA filter for whole house filtration, you need to install a separate HEPA filtration system. A system like this will pull some of the air out of the regular air flow through your furnace, and then boost the air and pass it through a HEPA filter. The extremely filtered air is then returned back into the normal air flow.  Source


To help put this into perspective, a hair from your head is about 60-75 microns in diameter. Particles under 35 microns are not visible to the naked eye. You can’t see most of the contaminants in the air. Pollen particles can range from 10 to 100 microns in size; dust from 0.5 to 5 microns; human dander, 10 microns or higher; etc. The majority of harmful particles are less than 5 microns in size.  Source

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In my experience the powered electrostatic filters remove nearly everything from the air stream. The navy uses these on submarines to take the pollutants out of the air, in this usage we washed them monthly due to the amount of things they pull from the air. I have had a big Honeywell system on one house I have owned - it was the only house that never had a dust problem. The filter pulled everything from the air. Every 2 or 3 months I would run the cells through the dishwasher then give them a quick look for broken wires. An hour with the blower on and the power off drys them then back on with the power for another 3 months.
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The Brita On-Tap Faucet Filter uses carbon to remove common contaminants like lead, chlorine, asbestos, and more from your drinking water. The unit simply screws onto your kitchen faucet, and one filter can be used on up to 100 gallons of water. As an added bonus, it includes a built-in filter indicator that lets you know when to replace the filter. Reviewers say this product leaves their water tasting cleaner, and many love how easy it is to install and use.
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