“MERV FILTERS” MERV 8 PLEATED 1″ AIR FILTER REVIEW

March 21, 2021

3.7 / 10 Filterstudy Score
PFE1 Efficiency (0.3-1 μm)0
PFE2 (1-3 μm)2
Permeability / Pressure Drop9
Pros
* Fits most furnaces, air handlers and filter-grilles.

* Really good air permeability. The higher the permeability score, the less strain the filter would put on your equipment which should lower the cost of operating your furnace, air conditioner, and heat pump.
Cons
* Worst-in-class performance at filtering 0.3-1µm particles, which are more likely to lead to chronic lung-related conditions.

* Terrible performance at filtering 1-3µm particles, which are more likely to cause various respiratory problems and other health and productivity issues.

* Lower MERV rating than advertised.

Filter Facts

Advertised MERV rating: 8
Tested MERV Rating: 7
Number of pleats: 19
Dimensions: 20″x25″x1″

Filter Facts

Advertised MERV rating: 8
Tested MERV Rating: 7
Number of pleats: 19
Dimensions: 20″x25″x1″

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