Even before the pandemic, indoor air was up to 8 times dirtier than outdoor air. Dust, dander, pollen, smoke, mold, bacteria, VOC’s and viruses are just a few of the contaminants in the air we breathe.
End users are buying portable IAQ units each day. Businesses and consumers are looking for ways to clean the air, to feel safe around friends and family and protect the health of our communities. Portable units are a great option. They are visible and give people peace of mind that their health and safety is valued. Amazon, Home Depot and Lowes have sold tens of thousands of these types of units. You, as contractors are entitled to their share of this lucrative market.
Reasons to sell portable units:
- Easy to install, plug in and turn on
- Easy to demo, bring to your sales calls
- Lower price point
Places to use portable units:
- Vehicles: Cars, work vans, buses, RVs, campers, subways
- Hotel rooms, dorms, assisted living or apartments
- Retail/office space
Here are 3 portable units you should be selling to homeowners and business owners.
1. Air Scrubber Mobile by Aerus (A00709)
The Air Scrubber Mobile uses super oxide ions and hydro peroxides created by ActivePure® Technology to reduce contaminants. The negatively charged ions reduce microscopic particles from the air that will reduce allergens and harmful airborne pollutants. It also contains a high intensity UVC light that makes use of the same oxidation and ionizing properties of light as naturally occurring sunlight. This pocket-sized unit plugs into wall or 12V car outlet and covers up to 500 sq. ft.
2. HealthWay Compact (HCOMPACT)
The HealthWay Compact DFS Air Purifier is designed for home or small office use. It uses patented Disinfecting Filtration System (DFS) Technology that traps microorganisms for continuous germicidal exposure, resulting in the most powerful indoor air purification. The simple, stylish design compliments any bedroom or small living space décor. The HealthWay Compact protects up to 500 sq. ft., weighs just 17 lbs. and has the option to be wall mounted. Their technology is effective at capturing 40x smaller size ultrafine particles than HEPA, efficiently removing 99.99% of particulates @ 0.007 micron, making HealthWay the most efficient air purifier available.
3. BISSELL air400 Air Purifier (B24791)
This portable unit offers 3-stage filtration which captures over 99.97% of 0.3 micron particles or larger including dust, pollen, pet dander, and smoke. First the Pre-Filter captures larger debris like hair and dust. Then the High Efficiency filter has a large surface area to capture even smaller particles. Finally, the one-inch thick Activated Carbon Filter is engineered to capture household odors. The BISSELL air400 compliments any living space with its integrated and functional design. It also has a whisper-quiet fan speed option and automated night-mode make it the perfect addition to bedrooms. It is designed to treat medium sized rooms up to 1,200 sq. ft.