The 5 Best Air Purifiers for an Office (2020 Review)

The 5 Best Air Purifiers for an Office (2020 Review)

Working in the same room all day and all week can be physically and mentally exhausting. While workload can be a cause of exhaustion, the air quality in your working environment might affect your heath and productivity as well.

An air purifier can help. It gets rid of dust and bacteria while also constantly getting fresh air to help you feel better. To help you improve the air quality in your office, we reviewed dozens of air purifiers, examining their main features, prices and customers’ reviews. We picked our top 5 best air purifiers for your office and we hope this list can point you towards the one you need.

At the top of our list of best air purifiers for an office is this one from Medify. This air purifier can remove more than 99.9% of particles thanks to its medical grade H13 filters.This product is perfect for an 800 sq. ft. room but can purify the air in a room up to 1,300 sq. ft. in around an hour.

The air purifier features 4 fan speeds, an 8 hours timer, a ionizer function you can choose to turn on and off whenever you like and a night mode to make it even quieter. In the front, there’s a light that changes color, from red to green, according to the quality of the air in the room.

Replacing the filter is simple, and the air purifier can be easily moved since it weights 15.5 lbs.

The downside of this product is that a replacement air filter costs around $70.

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KEY FEATURES:

  • 4 fan speeds
  • 8 hours timer
  • Ionizer function
  • Sleep mode

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Weight: 15.5 lbs
  • Dimensions: 10.5 x 11 x 26 inches

PROS:

  • Good quality
  • Easy to move
  • Color changing sensor

CONS:

  • Expensive filter

This air purifier is a little pricier but features a lot of positive characteristics. It’s best suited for small or medium sized rooms and has a 3-stage filtration system which will get rid of allergens, dust, mold, odor and bacteria.

You can also choose between two brightness settings to find the best one for your environment and it features a built-in replacement indicator that lets you know when it’s time to replace the air filter.

The Levoit air purifier circulates room air 4 times per hour to constantly provide fresh air, however it might be a little noisier than expected.

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KEY FEATURES:

  • 3-stage filtration
  • Two brightness levels
  • Replacement indicator.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Weight: 6.61 lbs
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 8.5 x 14.5 inches

PROS:

  • Great price
  • Light and easy to move

CONS:

  • A little noisier than other air purifiers

The Winix air purifier has a true HEPA filter which is able to capture 99.97% of impurities in the air you breathe. You can manually choose your favorite fan speed between low, medium, high and turbo. Additionally, but the air purifier also features an auto-mode that automatically regulates the fan thanks to the guidance of smart sensors which can gauge the air in the room.

The product comes with a remote control you can use to remotely change the settings of the unit. This air purifier covers up to 360 sq. ft. and when it’s time to change to filter, a filter replacement indicator will turn on to let you know.

The downside is that a new filter costs around $60, which is almost half the price of the air purifier.

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KEY FEATURES:

  • 4 fan speeds
  • Auto-mode
  • Replacement indicator

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Weight: 15.4 lbs
  • Dimensions: 15 x 8.2 x 23.6 inches

PROS:

  • Good quality
  • Great price
  • Remote control

CONS:

  • Expensive replacement filters

This air purifier can eliminate more than 99% of bacteria, particles, and impurities in the air. It also can remove odors and smoke.

A smart air quality sensor measures the quality of the air in your office and automatically adjusts the fan speed in real-time. On the display, you can see a light that changes color, from green to red, according to the air quality in the room.

The Hathaspace air purifier has a 5-in-1 purification system that can replace the air in a 350 sq. ft. room up to 48 times per day when used on its highest setting.

If you need a super silent air purifier, you can turn on the night mode on the device to eliminate most of the noise, however, if you use it on high speed it’ll still be noisy. The unit comes with a remote control to easily change the settings from wherever you are, furthermore, this product is extremely light and easy to move around when needed.

KEY FEATURES:

  • 5-in-1 purification system 
  • Smart air quality sensor
  • Night mode

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Weight: 12 lbs
  • Dimensions: 13.5 x 7 x 19.5 inches

PROS:

  • Good price
  • Remote control
  • Easy to move around

CONS:

  • Noisy when on high speed

This air purifier can help you get better air in your office thanks to its 3-stage air filtration which gets rid of most of the impurities air contains. Moreover, it’s equipped with a sensor which is able to adjust the fan settings between three levels of speed, depending on the air quality in the room.

The Colzer air purifier also has a timer feature with four timer options (1/2/4/8 hours) so you can choose how long you want the device to be on and you won’t need to worry about turning it off if you need to leave the room.

The unit comes with a sleep mode to make it less noisy and a change filter indicator to let you know when it’s time to replace the filter.

This product works in rooms that are as large as 800 sq. ft., therefore it’s suited for most large offices.

It comes for a higher price when compared to other option on this list, but, other than it being a bit noisy on its highest setting, it’s a good product.

KEY FEATURES:

  • 3-stage filtration
  • Auto-mode
  • Filter replacement indicator

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Weight: 17.45 lbs
  • Dimensions: 16.5 x 10 x 23.6 inches

PROS:

  • Fit for large rooms
  • Good quality
  • Timer option

CONS:

  • Noisy on highest setting
  • A bit expensive

Things to Consider Before Buying an Air Purifier

Noise Level

If you get easily bothered by background noise while you work, you might want to choose the most silent air purifier you can find. Keep in mind that, when on highest setting, many products make a bit of noise.

Auto-Mode

Having an air purifier that automatically adjusts its settings when you work is a comfortable feature to have so that you won’t get distracted during your work hours.

Coverage

 If your office is big, always check that the air purifier you’re looking at can actually cover all the space.

Cost of maintenance

Be aware that the filter replacements can be pretty expensive for most air purifiers. When choosing a product, be sure to check how much the spare parts cost so you won’t get any bad surprises later.

Francesca Rossi

Francesca Rossi is a reviews expert for Overheard on Conference Calls. She is an experienced writer currently focused on researching and writing product review articles. Her works include English-Italian translations as well as content creation and creative writing for different blogs and websites.
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