CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

GermGuardian AC5000 VS. Alen BreatheSmart FLEX

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Alen BreatheSmart FLEX

Reasons to buy Alen BreatheSmart FLEX:

  • button icon Reduced energy consumption.
  • button icon 14 versatile designer front-panels.
  • button icon Removes 99% of airborne-allergens & dust.
  • button icon Ideal for medium-sized rooms of up-to 700Sq.Ft.
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GermGuardian AC5000

Reasons to buy GermGuardian AC5000 :

  • button icon A True HEPA Filter captures 99.97% of Allergens.
  • button icon Charcoal-filter reduces odors from pets & smoke.
  • button icon Its AHAM Verified and ENERGY-STAR Certified.
  • button icon UV-C light technology kills airborne bacteria & viruses.
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summary Review:

PERFORMANCE
WINNER :

Alen BreatheSmart FLEX

  • TIMER
  • SLEEP MODE
USABILITY
WINNER :

GermGuardian AC5000

  • AFFORDABLE
SAFETY
WINNER :

Alen BreatheSmart FLEX

  • CHILD LOCK
APPEARANCE
DRAW :
Comparison Winner
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX

Reasons why we like it:

  • TIMER
  • SLEEP MODE
  • CHILD LOCK
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COMPARISON – GermGuardian AC5000 VS. Alen BreatheSmart FLEX

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Has a True HEPA-Filter that captures and eliminates 99.97% of allergens and other airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns.

Yes

It comes with a Pure Antimicrobial True HEPA Filter that captures 99% of airborne particles down to 0.3 microns to keep your home clean.

TIMER

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
No

Yes

It equipped with a Pre-set timer that will allow you to select between 4, 8 and 12 hours of operation before the device shuts-off.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
No

No

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

It features a Charcoal-filter that traps and eliminates cigarette-odor and other bad-odors from pets and cooking.

Yes

It uses an optional, Fresh Antimicrobial True HEPA Filter to trap and eliminate cigarette-odor. In fact, this filter is sold separately.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Designed for use in small-to-medium sized rooms of up to 180sq.ft. This unit can also filter and circulate room-air for over 4X per-hour.

Yes

It can purify air within small-to-medium sized rooms of up-to 700Sq.Ft when running on the highest speed-setting coupled with multiple air-flow intakes and outlets for a high airflow-delivery-rate.

FIGHTS GERMS

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Uses UV-C light technology with Titanium-Dioxide to eliminate airborne germs, bacteria and viruses.

Yes

The Pure Antimicrobial True HEPA Filter helps to capture 99.97% of airborne-particles including germs. However, you can also get an optional HEPA-SILVER filter for more effective germ-removal.

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Its True HEPA filter captures 99.97% of dust-mites while the Pre-filter captures large dust-particles within air.

Yes

A Pure Antimicrobial True HEPA Filter helps to capture 99.97% of dust-mites and other airborne-particles down to 0.3-microns in-order to keep your home dust-free.

REMOVES PET DANDER

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

The True HEPA Filter can eliminate 99.97% of pet-dander and other airborne-pollutants as small as 0.3-microns.

Yes

It can trap and remove 99.97% of airborne-particles including pet-dander using the integrated Pure Antimicrobial True HEPA Filter.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

A True HEPA Filter can trap and destroy 99.97% of pollen and other airborne-allergens as small as 0.3-microns.

Yes

Its Pure Antimicrobial True HEPA Filter can remove 99.97% of airborne-particles including pollen which is one of the major causes of allergies within people.

REMOVES SMOKE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Uses a Charcoal-filter to eliminate cigarette and cooking smoke coupled with removing common odors within your house.

Yes

An optional Fresh Antimicrobial True HEPA Filter to trap and eliminate smoke within your home. However, this filter is sold separately and doesn’t come with this unit.

REMOVES MOLD

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

It uses a HEPA-Filter and UV-C light technology with Titanium Dioxide to eliminate 99.97% of mold-spores.

Yes

It can trap and eliminate mold-spores and other airborne-particles at an efficiency of 99.97% using an optional HEPA-Silver-filter that can be bought separately.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

The True HEPA Filter captures and eliminates 99.97% of allergens and other airborne-contaminants as small as 0.3-microns.

Yes

This unit captures 99.97% of allergens and other airborne particles down to 0.3-microns using the included Pure Antimicrobial True HEPA Filter.

QUIET OPERATION

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Has a low-speed-setting that runs whisper-silently making this device perfect for use in bedrooms and offices.

Yes

Uses WhisperMax technology to ensure quiet-operation with about 39dBs at the lowest speed-setting and 55dBs at the highest speed-setting.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
No

No

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Changing filters is very easy and won’t require any tools. So, you will just have to take the back off by pushing on the clip near the top and then pull to reveal the filters.

Yes

All the filters are easy to replace using simple tools and without needing any technical-help for installation.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
No

No

SLEEP MODE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
No

Yes

It has a sleep-mode that operates at lowest speed-setting with lights-off coupled with extra-silence hence making it perfect for use in bedrooms.

WATTAGE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

This device uses about 58-watts at the highest speed-setting and less than 8-watts at the lowest speed.

Yes

It uses 56-watts at the highest speed-setting and 36-watts at the lowest speed-setting hence making it very energy efficient.

ENERGY STAR

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

This unit earned an Energy Star rating for its low power-consumption making perfect for use in any home.

Yes

This unit is very energy efficient whereby it uses the same amount of electricity as a 50Watts light bulb.

Alen BreatheSmart FLEX

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

It features a simple control-panel with a dial-button for selecting between 3-speeds, UV-C On/Off Control and change filter/bulb indicator.

Yes

It has button-control at the top-section which include; Timer, 4-speed-fan-speeds, Sleep/Power-mode, Lock-button and Filter-life-indicators

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Has a filter-change-indicator that blinks red to let you that it’s time to replace the filters.

Yes

Features a Smart Filter Light indicator that will let you when it’s time to replace the pre-filter and HEPA-Pure Antimicrobial filters.

ECONOMICAL

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

This unit is very economical because it consumes less power even when running for 24-hours daily.

Yes

This device is very economical due to its low energy consumption whereby it uses the same amount of electricity as a 50Watt light-bulb.

AFFORDABLE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

It’s affordable yet it covers a reasonable room-area and features the best air-purification technologies.

No

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

This air-purifier is perfect for allergy sufferers because it features a True HEPA filter that captures 99.97 of dust and allergens as small as 0.3-microns in size

Yes

This unit is ideal for use by people with asthma because it’s equipped with a Pure Antimicrobial True HEPA Filter that captures 99.97% of Allergens.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
No

No

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Its combined filter should be replaced every 6-to-8 months or depending on the use of the product. Likewise, the UV-C Bulb should be replaced after 12-months or when it blows out.

Yes

The Pure Antimicrobial True HEPA Filter should be replaced after 6-to-9 months for areas with poor air-quality & 9-to-12 months for areas with good air-quality.

GermGuardian AC5000

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
No

Yes

Has a locking control-panel and child-safe vent guard which makes it safe for use in homes with kids and pets.

OZONE FREE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

This device doesn't emit any ozone because its UV-light runs at 253.7-nm which helps to consume ozone and convert it back to oxygen.

Yes

It does not produce ozone and it’s certified to be Ozone-free by California Air Resources Board (CARB).

Alen BreatheSmart FLEX

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Has a slim and compact tower design with a control dial-button at the top, air-inlets at the back and air-outlets at front coupled with a round-stand at the bottom and a carrying-handle.

Yes

Has a tower-shaped body with no sharp sides coupled with 14 plastic interchangeable front panels and a control-panel located at the top-section.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

Features dimension of: 7"W x 10.2"L x 28"H coupled with a compact, black tower-shaped body made of durable ABS-plastic with a carrying-handle and stand.

Yes

It has dimensions of; 25"H x 15"W x 8.5"D coupled with a metallic tower-shaped body with interchangeable front-panels and a bottom-stand.

WEIGHT

GermGuardian AC5000
Alen BreatheSmart FLEX
Yes

9.55-pounds and this makes it lightweight and easy to transfer from room-to-room.

Yes

It features a weight of 15-lbs (12.2kg) which makes it very lightweight and easy to carry around your house.

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