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GermGuardian AC5000 VS. Alive Air Purifier

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Alive Air Purifier

Reasons to buy Alive Air Purifier:

  • button icon 9-Stage Technological Air-Purifier.
  • button icon Covers rooms of up-to 800sq.ft.
  • button icon Auto detects germs, Dust & Odors.
  • button icon Long-lasting HEPA & 2 Washable-Filters.
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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 :

Alive Air Purifier

  • TIMER
  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
  • AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES
  • SLEEP MODE
USABILITY
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SAFETY
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APPEARANCE
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Comparison Winner
Alive Air Purifier

Reasons why we like it:

  • TIMER
  • FOR LARGE ROOMS
  • WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS
  • AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES
  • SLEEP MODE
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COMPARISON – GermGuardian AC5000 VS. Alive Air Purifier

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
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 features a High-Performance HEPA Filter that is tested to effectively capture 99.97% of airborne-particles and as small as 0.3 microns.

TIMER

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
No

Yes

This device features a timer-function that will allow you to select the number of hours you want it to operate before shutting-off.

FOR LARGE ROOMS

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
No

Yes

It designed for use in medium-to-large room sizes of up-to 800-Square-Foot. This actually makes it perfect for use in huge living-rooms and bedrooms.

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

An Activated Carbon Filter will help to absorb cigarette-odor and other hazardous chemical fumes within your home.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
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 clean air within medium-to-large rooms of up-to 865sq.ft. It also features a redesigned-front-cover that increases airflow coupled with an air-volume of 106cfm at the highest-fan-setting.

FIGHTS GERMS

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It uses Ultraviolet (UV) Light Irradiation to break down the molecular structure of airborne-germs. The HEPA Filter also helps to eliminate some harmful airborne-germs

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It uses a HEPA-Filter and Dual Photo Catalyst Nano-TiO2 Germicidal Sanitizers to suppress the growth of harmful microorganisms including dust-mites.

REMOVES PET DANDER

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

Uses Washable Electrostatic Dust Collector Plates to trap and eliminate pet dander and other harmful airborne particles and pollutants.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It can remove 99.97% of pollen using an integrated HEPA-Filter and Washable Electrostatic Dust Collector Plates.

REMOVES SMOKE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It uses Washable Electrostatic Dust Collector Plates coupled with Anion Continuous Negative Ion Generation Technology to remove smoke from your home.

REMOVES MOLD

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

This unit uses Dual Photo Catalyst Nano-TiO2 Germicidal Sanitizers to suppress the growth of harmful microorganisms including mold and other household fungus.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It uses a HEPA-Filter and Ultraviolet (UV) Light Irradiation technology to eliminate 99.97% of allergens and airborne germs

QUIET OPERATION

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It is very quiet and does a great job of cleaning air. In fact, it features a quiet-mode that facilitates for silent-operation at only 20dbs.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
No

Yes

It has a washable Pre-Filter that removes large airborne particles to extend life of other filters. It also features Washable Electrostatic Dust Collector Plates.

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
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

It features easy-to-replace filters that can be accessed by removing the front-panel. In fact, you just need simple tools to replace the filters.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
No

Yes

It features an Auto-mode that works along with Air Pollution Sensors to monitor indoor pollution and then adjusts system performance to maximize air-cleansing.

SLEEP MODE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
No

Yes

It features a sleep/quiet-mode that ensures optimum-silence with only 20dbs of sound while providing optimum-performance. This makes the device perfect for use in bedrooms.

WATTAGE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It uses only 80-watts on the highest fan-setting and a lesser wattage on the lowest fan-setting. This makes it very energy efficient and effective.

ENERGY STAR

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It’s very energy-efficient because it uses only 80-watts at the highest fan-setting.

Alive Air Purifier

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
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 feature touch-button-controls located at the top-front section. It also features several modes which include; 4 fan-speeds, Auto-mode, Timer, Power and other modes, sensors and LED-indicators.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It features Diagnostic Sensors that work along with LED-lights to alert you when it’s time to replace filters, UV-light or clean the collector grid.

ECONOMICAL

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

Its very economical because it consumes less-energy of about 80-watts at the highest fan-setting and even lesser-power when running on the lowest fan-setting.

AFFORDABLE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It’s very affordable considering its 9-Stage Advanced System and wide coverage area of 800sq.ft. In fact, it works better than most advanced air-purifier-brands on the market today.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
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 a must have for people suffering from asthma and other allergies because it features an 9-stage filtration-system that will eliminate all airborne pollutants.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
No

No

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
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 HEPA-Filter, ultraviolet-light-bulb, Activated Carbon Filter and Germicidal Sanitizers can be replaced after 12-months of constant-usage. The Pre-filter and Electrostatic Dust Collector Plates are washable.

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
No

No

OZONE FREE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
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

This device uses UV-Light and other advanced-technologies to safely clean your room air without producing ozone-contaminants. This actually makes it ozone-free and environmentally friendly.

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
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

It features a classic, tower-shape with a nice-looking black-body with a stand and built-in handle for easy movement.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
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 features dimensions of 12 x 12 x 24 inches coupled with a durable tower-shaped body made of ABS-plastic coupled with control at the top-front section.

WEIGHT

GermGuardian AC5000
Alive Air Purifier
Yes

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

Yes

It weighs about 23-pounds which makes it a bit easy to carry and move from one room to another.

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