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3M Filtrete 1500 Smart Allergen Bacteria & Virus Air Filter
1500 Smart Allergen Bacteria & Virus
This whole-house air purifier from 3M Filtrete is a replacement for a forced-air heating/cooling system’s filter.
Description
This whole-house air purifier from 3M Filtrete is a replacement for a forced-air heating/cooling system’s filter.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Dust, pollen, smoke removal (high)

Dust, pollen, smoke removal (high)

Dust, pollen, smoke removal is how well a model cleared air of fine clay dust and cigarette smoke when operating at its highest speed. A model that scores well for dust removal should perform comparably for pollen.

 /  5
Dust, pollen, smoke removal (low)

Dust, pollen, smoke removal (low)

Dust, pollen, smoke removal is how well a model cleared air of fine clay dust and cigarette smoke when operating at its lowest speed. A model that scores well for dust removal should perform comparably for pollen.

 /  5
Airflow resistance

Airflow resistance

Airflow resistance reflects how freely air passed through the unit.

 /  5
Annual cost

Annual cost

Annual cost is estimated based on continuous operation.

 /  5

About

The 3M Filtrete 1500 Smart Allergen Bacteria & Virus is part of the Air Filters test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Furnace Filters, Air Conditioner Filters & Air Filters models like the 1500 Smart Allergen Bacteria & Virus are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Dust, pollen, smoke removal (high) Dust, pollen, smoke removal is how well a model cleared air of fine clay dust and cigarette smoke when operating at its highest speed. A model that scores well for dust removal should perform comparably for pollen.

Dust, pollen, smoke removal (low) Dust, pollen, smoke removal is how well a model cleared air of fine clay dust and cigarette smoke when operating at its lowest speed. A model that scores well for dust removal should perform comparably for pollen.

Airflow resistance Airflow resistance reflects how freely air passed through the unit.

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