CATEGORY : Air Purifiers

GermGuardian AC5000 VS. Germguardian AC4020

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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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Germguardian AC4020

Reasons to buy Germguardian AC4020 :

  • button icon 4-stage filtration system with 3-speeds.
  • button icon UV-light technology that kills airborne bacteria.
  • button icon HEPA Filter that removes 99.97% of air-pollutants.
  • button icon A compact design perfect for use in small spaces.
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COMPARISON – GermGuardian AC5000 VS. Germguardian AC4020

PERFORMANCE

HEPA FILTER

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
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 Allergen Filter (HEPA-filter) that helps to reduce airborne-pollutants down to 0.3-microns.

TIMER

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
No

No

FOR LARGE ROOMS

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
No

No

REMOVES CIGARETTE ODOR

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

Features a Carbon filter layer (Charcoal-filter) that traps and eliminates cigarette-odors and other household odors caused by pets and cooking.

ROOM SIZE AND AIRFLOW

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
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

Is designed for use in smaller rooms with sizes of up-to 60sq.ft. Likewise, this device takes in polluted-air at the back and then gives-off clean-air at the front.

FIGHTS GERMS

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

Uses UV light technology with Titanium Dioxide to kill airborne germs, bacteria and viruses.

ELIMINATES DUST MITES

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

Uses a True HEPA filter to trap and eliminate 99.97% of airborne-pollutants including; dust-mites and household-dust.

REMOVES PET DANDER

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

It still uses a High Performance Allergen Filter (HEPA) to trap and reduce pet-dander down to 0.3-microns at an efficiency of 99.97%.

GETS RID OF POLLEN

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
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 effectively remove pollen from your house using a High Performance Allergen Filter (HEPA).

REMOVES SMOKE

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

It uses a Carbon filter layer to capture large-particles and reduce smoke caused by cooking and smoking.

REMOVES MOLD

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

UV-light technology works with Titanium Dioxide to kill and prevent the growth mold-spores within your home.

TRAPS ALLERGENS

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

Its High Performance Allergen Filter (HEPA) helps capture common allergens within air in-order to keep your home-environment fresh and healthy.

QUIET OPERATION

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

It generates a soft noise at minimum fan-speed and a modest audible noise at maximum fan-speed.

WASHABLE PRE-FILTERS

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
No

No

EASY FILTER REPLACEMENT

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
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

Replacing the filter is very easy since you just have to remove the back-panel and then change its all-in-one filter system.

AUTOMATICALLY DETECTS AIRBORNE PARTICLES

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
No

No

SLEEP MODE

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
No

No

WATTAGE

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

It uses less than 30-watts on the highest speed-setting and less than 5-watts on the low speed-setting. it also uses a voltage of 120V at 60Hz.

ENERGY STAR

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

This unit is energy-star certified because its power-consumption is minimal at low fan-speed and slightly higher at maximum fan-speed.

USABILITY

CONTROLS AND MODES

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
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 features a simple-to-use, round front dial knob control for adjusting to 3 fan-speeds coupled with a filter-change-indicator.

FILTER REPLACEMENT REMINDER

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

An integrated filter change indicator will help to remind you when to change the filters.

ECONOMICAL

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

This unit won't have a substantial impact on your electricity-bills even if you run it 24×7 because of its low power-consumption.

AFFORDABLE

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

This unit is very affordable yet bits equipped with some great features.

IDEAL FOR ASTHMATIC PEOPLE

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
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

It features a High Performance Allergen Filter (HEPA) that reduces on dust and allergens down to 0.3-microns making it ideal for use by asthmatic-people.

ALEXA COMPATIBLE

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
No

No

REMOTE CONTROL

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
No

No

FILTER LIFE - BASED ON USE

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
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

Only one single filter needs to be replaced every 6-8 months depending on the use of the device or depending on the air-quality of your area.

SAFETY

CHILD LOCK

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
No

No

OZONE FREE

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
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 can effectively purify room-air without producing harmful-ozone. This mainly because it uses advanced technologies like; UV-light.

APPEARANCE

DESIGN

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
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 compact and lightweight speaker-like design with a round front dial knob control. It also features a air-inlets at the back and air-outlets at the front.

SIZE AND APPEARANCE

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
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

Has a dimension of: 7.2"L x 5.8"W x 9"H coupled with a compact multi-colour body made of durable ABS-Plastic.

WEIGHT

GermGuardian AC5000
Germguardian AC4020
Yes

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

Yes

4.5-pounds and this makes it very lightweight and perfect for use when traveling.

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