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Honeywell Standard Efficiency Allergen MERV 8 Air Filters (12 Pack)
Capturing a high percentage of airborne particles and allergens, this selection of Honeywell Standard Efficiency Allergen Air Filters features a MERV 8 Rating. Standard efficiency 1 in. air cleaning filters are effective against dust/lint, pollen, pet dander and airborne dust mite debris. Showcasing durability and overall effectiveness, these air filters feature easy flow energy efficiency and a heavy duty frame. Honeywell Standard Efficiency Allergen Air Filters each last up to 3 months. Please be certain to measure the filters you are replacing or your filter boot to make sure it's an exact match.
MERV = 'Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value' this is used to rate the overall effectiveness of an Air Filter. Below you will find a table that measures the MERV strength and tells you the Application of each unit's effectiveness. In general an Air Filter with a higher MERV Rating is more effective and has a broader application, but most residential homes will find the best use from an air filter between the 5-13 MERV rating.
|MERV RATING||MIN. PARTICLE SIZE||TYPICAL CONTROLLED CONTAMINANT||TYPICAL APPLICATIONS|
|1 - 4||> 10.0 Micrometers||Pollen, dust mites, cockroach debris, sanding dust, spray paint dust, textile fibers, carpet fibers||Residential window AC units|
|5 - 8||10.0 - 3.0 Micrometers||Mold, spores, dust mite debris, cat and dog dander, hair spray, fabric protector, dusting aids, pudding mix||Better residential, general commercial, industrial workspaces|
|9 - 12||3.0 - 1.0 Micrometers||Legionella, Humidifier dust, Lead dust, Milled flour, Auto emission particulates, Nebulizer droplets||Superior residential, better commercial, hospital laboratories|
|13 - 16||1.0 - 0.3 Micrometers||Bacteria, droplet nuclei (sneeze), cooking oil, most smoke and insecticide dust, most face powder, most paint pigments||
Ultra residential, best commercial, hospital & general surgery