Midwest HVAC News
AirThreds releases the
HVAC Filter doing more for homes and the planet.
is the green concept company launching a new way to better care for
HVAC systems. It's the world's first furnace filter that's machine
washable and dryable. The cover unzips to wash, dry and return to
the frame to reuse, lasting 30 to 50 washes. It eliminates the
hassle and the expense of searching for filter replacements and
saves the environment from unnecessary disposable waste.
Transitioning to hot weather means it's time to turn up the A/C.
While our homes can't get enough of that powerful cool breeze, 82
percent of Americans fail to change their air filter on a regular
basis to ensure that refreshing air is clean.
AirThreds is a recycle-friendly concept further benefiting
homeowners with a machine washable design that lasts. While the
product might seem like a small consumer convenience, something as
simple as a clean air filter can financially impact a homeowner.
Furnaces, just like people, require regular attention to stay
healthy and they're often neglected until it's too late. Replacing
an HVAC system is likely the second most expensive home repair
behind replacing the roof.
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In addition to
preventing costly repairs, this summer's indoor air quality has
become an important topic as 90 percent of people are spending
20 hours inside each day during the COVID-19 pandemic.
typical disposable HVAC filter is made most commonly with
polyester or fiberglass woven fibers. They can also expose you
to dust, dirt and even potentially harmful chemicals.
AirThreds brings more awareness to the waste these disposable
products create. Due to their materials, many cities will not
accept them in recycle programs.
An AirThred filter on the other hand is both reusable and made
with 100 percent recyclable materials. In addition to utilizing
eco-friendly materials, these filter fibers were designed to
work smarter, not harder.
Not only do they create the perfect balance between airflow and
particle capture, the fabric is antimicrobial treated. This
helps prevent bacteria, mold and allergens that collect on a
filter from blowing back into your home. It's one extra benefit
for those suffering from asthma, allergies and those more
susceptible to illness.
AirThreds retail for $59, but for cost comparison, one outlasts
the life of 36 disposable filters. They come available in
standard HVAC sizes.