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Consequences of No Air Intake Filter
HomeMade Air Intake Filters
Unserviced HomeMade Air Intake Filters
Unless homemade filters are well supported by rabbit cage wire behind them, powerful 120 volt fans sometimes suck heavily loaded homemade filters right out of the filter holder and into the fan itself to cause fan issues. I have seen a case where four filters had been sucked into the Fan causing balance and vibration/noise issues. Maintenance folks just thought that someone had forgotten to install the filter and installed a new one each time.
SmartVentilation's Custom Designed, Factory Made Type II and Type III Filter Comparison with a HomeMade, Scissors-Cut, Polyester Filter
A SmartVentilation Type III Retrofit Kit Can Easily Replace HIgh Maintainence HomeMade Filter Installations.
The filter below has been operating in a Daisy Ductless for two years. Note the Soot (PM2.5 ) that has been blocked from entry into the home to darken walls and enter into the lungs of the occupants. NOTE: There is emerging evidence that PM2.5 carries radioactive hitchhikers that make it into the brain through contact with the hypothalamus where they permanently remain, emitting radiation into brain tissue. Some researchers have concluded that onset of Alzheimer’s may be delayed by a decade or more by MERV 15 filter-blocking PM2.5 from entering the indoors where most of us spend 90% of our time. (Filter Partially Extracted) This filter has become radioactive and must be disposed of properly