Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr Air Purifier (HM250)

Enhanced Chemical Filtration for Small Rooms

  • Enhanced ability to handle formaldehyde, ammonia and other harmful gases makes this one of the most comprehensive air cleaning solutions available for smaller rooms
  • Ideal for dealing with harmful chemical vapours produced by common household cleaning products, detergents, indoor pesticides, paints, furniture, carpets, drapery and office equipment
  • Long-life combined HEPA/carbon filter provides excellent value for money, with the filter only requiring replacement every five years
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Ideal for small bedrooms, enclosed offices, or any small space where chemical fumes are of concern

Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. - Product Description
Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. - Filtration System
Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. - Operational Details
Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. - Construction and Size
Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. - Accessories and Other Details
Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. - Customer Reviews
Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. - Replacement Filters

Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. Air Purifier
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HealthMate Plus Jr.

List Price: $575.00 CAD

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AUSTIN AIR HEALTHMATE PLUS JR. - PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

The Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. (HM250) air purifier is one of the most comprehensive air cleaning solutions available for smaller rooms. It offers all the benefits of the Austin Air HealthMate Jr. model, but uses an activated carbon blend that is impregnated with potassium iodide to more effectively remove chemically-reactive gases, offering enhanced protection from formaldehyde, ammonia and other hazardous chemical fumes produced by household cleaning products, detergents, paints, furniture, carpets, drapery, office equipment, etc. The Austin Air Healthmate Plus Jr. is also capable of removing airborne particles such as pollen, dust, mould spores and pet dander, as well as controlling odours in small spaces.

The Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. features a Permafilt pre-filter that is designed to be easily vacuumed from the outside, making this air purifier simple to maintain and eliminating costly 3-month pre-filter changes. The Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. uses a combined medical-grade HEPA and 6.5 lb. activated carbon/zeolite/potassium iodide blend filter that only needs to be replaced once every five years. This air purifier also features a perforated 24 gauge steel, 360 degree air intake housing with over 3 square feet of intake area for exceptional air gathering capability, three fan speed settings, and a louvered air flow output directed to one side from the upper deck.

The Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. is perfect for small bedrooms, enclosed offices and other small living spaces where chemical fumes are of concern. With a baked-on powder-coated finish and four colours to choose from, this air purifier blends easily into almost any décor.

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AUSTIN AIR HEALTHMATE PLUS JR. - FILTRATION SYSTEM
Pre-Filter Permafilt pre-filter designed to be vacuumed from outside of unit
HEPA Filter Medical-grade HEPA removes 99.97% of all airborne particles down to 0.3 microns in size, with 95% effectiveness at 0.1 microns
Surface Area of HEPA Media 30 sq. ft.
Type of Carbon Media Activated carbon/zeolite blend impregnated with potassium iodide
Carbon Weight 6.5 lbs.
Surface Area of Carbon Media 812 acres
Average Filter Life Pre-Filter: 5 years (if vacuumed occasionally)
Combined HEPA/Carbon Filter: 5 years
Estimated Filter Replacement Costs Pre-Filter: $40
Combined HEPA/Carbon Filter: $315
UV Lamp Not available
Average UV Lamp Life N/A
UV Bulb Replacement Cost N/A
AUSTIN AIR HEALTHMATE PLUS JR. - OPERATIONAL DETAILS
Room Coverage**
(on High Speed Setting)
470 sq. ft. (2 air exchanges/hr)
235 sq. ft. (4 air exchanges/hr)
160 sq. ft. (6 air exchanges/hr)
120 sq. ft. (8 air exchanges/hr)
Air Flow Rate** 125 cubic ft. per min. at high speed setting
Fan Output 200 cubic ft. per min. at high speed setting
Air Intake 360 degree air intake system
Air Output Directed to one side from upper deck outlet, louvered
Ozone Emission None
Decibel Level 50 dB (low) to 67 dB (high)
Voltage 120V
Power Consumption 25 watts, 0.3 amps (low) – 80 watts, 1.0 amps (high)
Cord Length 5 feet
Safety Approvals CSA/UL approved
Motor Permanent split capacitor, rated for long life duty at continuous high RPM, with shock absorbing motor mounts
Speed 3 control settings
AUSTIN AIR HEALTHMATE PLUS JR. - CONSTRUCTION AND MEASUREMENTS
Housing Construction Perforated 24 gauge steel with baked-on powder-coated finish
Filter Access Bottom plate easily removed via screws
Maneuverability Lightweight and portable
Dimensions 16.5” (height) x 11” (width) x 11” (depth)
Operating Weight 18 lbs.
Shipping Weight Approx. 21 lbs.
AUSTIN AIR HEALTHMATE PLUS JR. - ACCESSORIES AND OTHER DETAILS
Remote Control Not available
Filter Life Monitor No
Programmable Timer No
Optional Accessories Set of 4 casters installed on new base plate ($100)
Warranty 5 years (if purchased in Canada from an authorized Canadian dealer)
Place Manufactured USA

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AUSTIN AIR HEALTHMATE PLUS JR. - CUSTOMER REVIEWS

“I have been sleeping so soundly since I've received my Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. I do not wake up with eyes burning nor do I wake up stuffed up anymore. This is such an improvement! Thank you. I can breathe so much easier, and deeper, you can feel the air is clean! Very happy client!”
M. Renaud, Windsor, ON

“I have had a chance to use the Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr., and I am happy to report that it works wonderfully. The fumes and odours from my tintype photography chemistry are extracted very well by the air purifier. I use the HealthMate Plus Jr. in conjunction with the ceiling fan for full fume and odour control in the darkroom.”
H. Herget, Toronto, ON

“Thank you very much for your assistance with the purchase of my Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. air purifier. Your patience and prompt and courteous service was much appreciated. I am looking forward to the arrival of my second Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. unit. I have allergies to dust and will use this one in my bedroom. I have had the other one in my art studio for one week now, and it is wonderful to breathe clean and fresh air while working. I also like the idea that I can vacuum the pre-filter from outside, and don’t have to worry about replacing the filters for 5 years.”
M. Bosnjak, Calgary, AB

“I purchased the Austin HealthMate Plus Jr (HM250), which is really helping a lot with the wood smoke and my allergic reaction to it. It is useful for a single room, so I am thinking of purchasing the larger HealthMate Plus (HM450) for downstairs. Thank you for all your help and advice on this matter, my health has significantly improved. Thanks also for the terrific service, I have been telling friends about your company and the high level of service I have received.”
J. Lee, Ottawa, ON

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** An Important Word on Air Flow Rates and Room Coverage for the Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. Air Purifier:

Many retailers and manufacturers overstate maximum room coverage figures by calculating them with air flow rates measured without filters installed (i.e., fan output) or with too low a number of air exchanges per hour to properly clean the room. Modern Alchemy Air Purifiers believes in stating the actual delivered air flow rates for the air purifiers we sell, as well as realistic room coverage figures calculated at effective air cleaning levels. Accordingly, we recommend that the Austin Air HealthMate Plus Jr. be used in rooms of up to 120 sq. ft. (for those with chemical sensitivities) or 235 sq. ft. (for general purpose filtration).

Also note that air purifier performance should not be judged by air flow rates and room maximums alone. Many features that make an air purifier more effective at cleaning the air actually reduce the air flow rate. For example, higher grade HEPA filters, well-sealed filtration systems and large amounts of carbon all increase air resistance and reduce delivered air flow rates.
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