Indoor air pollution is a major concern for people in the UK. A YouGov report commissioned by Blueair found that nearly 8 out of 10 people in the UK are worried about the dust in their homes, 6 out of ten about viruses and bacteria, and 5 in 10 about chemicals in the home. And with good reason. People spend 90% of their time indoors, yet indoor air is up to five times more polluted than outdoor air. This is due to pollen and car exhaust fumes entering buildings, chemicals in paint, furniture and clothing as well as cleaning detergents, mould and dust. Breathing in fine dust or PM2.5 (also known as fine particulate matter) contributes to asthma, heart and lung problems and a host of other diseases, studies show.
“The good news is that indoor pollutants can easily be removed. In addition to the most common pollutants such as dust, chemicals and germs, Blueair air purifiers remove smoke, PM2.5, pet dander, microplastics, formaldehyde and pollen,” says Alexander Provins, Director EMEA, Blueair. “Our highly awarded Classic air purifiers are amongst the best in the world, and independent tests confirm that they significantly improve indoor air quality, removing allergy and asthma triggers and other airborne irritants and pollutants so ensuring the air in your home is as healthy and clean as possible”.
Blueair Classic Range
The Classic range is among Blueair’s most high performing ranges and is sold in 60 countries around the world. The Blueair Classic 405 has been recognised as “Bestin-Test” in an independent laboratory testing of 10 different air purifier brands conducted by accredited Intertek Testing & Certification and IBR Laboratories in 2019. This model has also been approved by the likes of Good Housekeeping Institute, Quiet Mark and the 405 has even been awarded a prestigious Which? Best Buy. The 480i was bestowed the prestigious T3 Award for Best Air Purifier and four models in the range have the full recommendation of the Asthma Allergy Nordic: 405, 480i, 605, 680i.
The Asthma Allergy Nordic recommendations include the Classic 405 and 480i:
High performance air purifier with Wi-Fi connectivity – Classic 405
Blueair Classic 405 is designed for medium-sized room (40m²) and is a wise choice for people with allergies, asthma and other respiratory problems. Blueair HEPASilentTM technology provides a top performance at all speeds and a virtually silent operation with minimum power consumption. The Classic 405 is Wi-Fi compatible and works with the Blueair app, allowing you to control and monitor the air quality from your phone. It also has a user-friendly touch display with clear LED icons.
High performance air cleaner with sensors and Wi-Fi connection – Blueair Classic 480i The Blueair Classic 480i is designed for medium-sized rooms (40m²) and fits most needs. It removes virtually all allergy and asthma triggers and other airborne pollutants quietly and efficiently. Blueair HEPASilentTM technology provides a top performance at all speeds and a virtually silent operation with minimum power consumption. A user-friendly touch display with clear LED icons provides an overview of the operating mode, Wi-Fi connection and filter status, in addition to indoor air quality with indications of the levels of PM2.5 and VOCs. Download the free Blueair app and connect it to the Blueair Classic to control the operating speed, parental control, night mode and other functions remotely via your smart device.
For smaller rooms, like a baby’s bedroom the Classic 205 (RRP £379) or the 280i (RRP £479) which comes with an integrated air quality sensor is a great choice.
Why choose Blueair?
Blueair’s proprietary HEPASilent™ filtration technology, which combines both electrostatic and mechanical filtration of particles, removes at least 99.97% of all airborne particles as small as 0.1 micron in size. This includes pollen, smoke, dust, mould, spores, bacteria, viruses, pet allergens and microplastics. The HEPASilent™ filtration technology enables both high air flow rate and high filtration efficiency (and therefore a high Clean Air Delivery Rate). The high airflow also means low noise level and less energy consumption. In short, Blueair’s air purifiers have superior performance, also at lowest speed. Blueair has been awarded the Quiet Mark stamp of approval for its whisper silent and energy efficient air purifiers.
Blueair’s newly launched app allows you to monitor the air quality outside of your home. This is a great way for those who suffer from hayfever to keep tabs on the pollen count as well as informing you of when air pollution levels are low or high. You can change the speed of your air purifier, whether you’re at home or at work, and even create schedules that align with own – you can ramp up the air purifier for when you return from a walk round the park when you are likely to be bring more pollen in with you. Blueair Classic air purifiers with integrated sensors monitor the air inside your home which you can view via the app.
Blueair Classic range
• Blueair HEPASilent™ Technology removes virtually all airborne pollutants
• 3 speed settings
• Quiet performance
• Designed for 24-hour use
• Which? Best Buy (405 model)
• Remote control access from the Blueair App
• Integrated air sensors that monitor the air quality around you (280i, 480i and 680i only)
• Replacement filter indicator
• The Blueair Classic range has six models: o Small bedrooms and apartments (up to 26m²): Classic 205 or 208i with integrated air sensors o Larger bedrooms and small to medium livings rooms (up to 40m²): Classic 405 (Which? Best Buy) and 480i with integrated air sensors o Larger living rooms, open spaces and offices (up t0 72m²): Classic 605 and 680i with integrated air sensors
• Monitor the air quality outside thanks to BreezoMeter
• Monitor the air inside your home (compatible with 280i, 480i and 680i) • Control the speed of your air purifier from anywhere
• Create personalised schedules that align with your own • Alerts you when the filter needs to be changed
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