Poor air is a raging problem in urban centres and metro cities. India’s National Capital Region (NCR) recent asphyxiated under a thick blanket of smog and calling people to move out of the city owing to its pollution issue, while crores of inhabitants struggle with the severe air quality. The solution lies in not abandoning, but de-cluttering the air.
While air outside may often outstep the line of control, we can mitigate the unhealthy air inside our homes using a range of indoor Air Purifiers available. Some of the best options are listed below:
Blueair Blue Pure 211
Blue is a minimal option for home, offering simple operations using a single press button. Doning bright colours, the Blueair Air purifier easily blends with the surroundings of any room. It uses a two-stage filtration process involving active carbon and electrostatic charging, using 360-degree air intake. Available at a price of Rs. 22,990, it cleanses an area of 540 square feet five times each hour.
Intex GoodAir Range of Purifiers
Sharp Plasmacluster FP-F40E-W
One of the most powerful air purifiers that paid a visit to our test lab, Sharp’s Plasmacluster air purifier easily eliminates dust, contaminants and foul odour to a large extent. We couldn’t detect the smell of a dead rodent until this was running. It features three layers of purification media with a Micron mesh, HEPA filter and Activated carbon screen which eliminates most of the harmful air pollutants. Its Plasmacluster technology obliterates active chemical pollutants like proteins by releasing both positively and negatively charged ions and neutralising the compounds. At Rs. 24,990 it is a great buy which covers rooms of up to 320 square feet area.
Mi Air Purifier 2
From the house of Chinese technology giant, Xaomi, Mi Air Purifier 2 is the most hi-tech in its segment. It has inbuilt Wi-Fi which lets users monitor air quality from their smartphones and change modes of operation. The 360-intake filter is powered by an energy efficient 4.8W motor, which intakes polluted air from 360-degrees. It has two-stage filtration with HEPA and activated carbon filters. It cleanses an area of 400 square feet at an impressive price of Rs. 9,999.