The "mid-range" premium office air purifier that is anything but mid-range, Blueair Pro L is one of those legendary status air purifier that offers top tier spec with premium built. Without a doubt Blueair Pro L is meant for office group as the access price is beyond the reach of most people, what other attributes would truly persuade home user from getting Blueair Pro L? Is the extraordinary performance worth the high-price you paid? Hit on the hyperlink to explore more about the air purifier.
Blueair Pro L is a beautifully and elegant air purifier designed for office use or a very niche target group. Build quality is also impeccable as you would expect from this price range. For all the performance it can churn out, the dimension stands at only 20 x 31 x 10 in (50.8 x 78.7 x 25.4 cm) although 46 lb (20.9 kg) weight is no doubt heavy. What you do get standard from Blueair Pro L include a 3-stage filtration, HEPASilent Technology, filter replacement indicator, 3 speed with color display, zero ozone emission, CARB certified, Energy Star rated and 5 years warranty. There is no Wi-Fi support, no timer, sleep mode or even remote control (Auto mode is available with the addon Air Intelligence Module).
On to Usability and functionality, Blueair Pro L is as simple as it get with only 2 buttons for fan speed control. How the control panel works is extremely straightforward. By default there is no display as the air purifier is on standby mode. Click on the PLUS button to turn on Blueair Pro L and one blue bar (speed 1) will appear between the buttons. From there you can adjust the fanspeed between 1 to 3 using the PLUS and MINUS buttons. To turn off the unit, simply click on the MINUS button till there is no blue bar left. For unit with Air Intelligence Module addon, you can activate Blueair Pro L Auto mode simply by clicking on the PLUS button when the unit is running on speed 3. An indicator word AUTO will appear and the air purifier will automatically adjust the speed according to the contaminant levels. Also with the AIM addon is a two bar columns that show the levels of airsuspended particles (PM2.5) and gaseous contaminants (GAS). 1 green bar represents low particle or gas level while 3 bars (green, yellow and red) represent high level of particles or gas. Do note when the display will slowly disappear after 30 seconds even when the unit is running, simply click on any of the buttons to reactivate the display. As for filter replacement indicator, a red filter light will only appear when filter replacement is required.
Airflow, CADR and everything in between
780 sq. ft. (72 m2)
140 - 660 cfm (238 - 1121 m3/h)
Abundant of airflow distribution (140 - 660 cfm) is the sole reason why you should gun for Blueair Pro L. Supporting a maximum 780 sq. ft. purifying coverage at 5 air charges an hour, Blueair Pro L is ideal for all situation and places especially meeting room. Powering the 3 speed air purifier is two powerful yet energy-efficient motor fans that drain particles in via the side air inlet. As long as the airborne contaminants fall within its purifying range, Blueair Pro L can quickly spread and distribute clean air across the room.
630 cfm (1070 m3/h)
600 cfm (1019 m3/h)
490 cfm (832 m3/h)
Along with the strong airflow delivery rate, Blueair Pro L CADR is one of the best in air purifier history. All figures exceed the 400 level points, starting with dust CADR is at 630 cfm, pollen CADR at 600 cfm and smoke CADR at 490 cfm. Probably the only comparable model is Blueair Pro XL which you could see via the table above.
What’s inside count
Blueair Pro Particle Filter (x2)
6 - 12 months
Blueair Pro SmokeStop Filter (x2)
6 - 12 months
What's powering Blueair Pro L is the highly acclaimed 99.97% efficient rate HEPASilent technology along with Particle and SmokeStop filter. HEPASilent Technology would work in the sense that both electrostatic and mechanical filtration joining side-by-side in combating airborne contaminants. How this works is particles that flown inside the air purifier would be subject to electrostatic charge. With all particles charged up therefore more clingy to the filter, Blueair particle filter will have an easy task trapping micron size allergens, bacteria and viruses. Same goes with the SmokeStop filter where it will focus on gases and odors instead. At the end of the cycle, Blueair Pro L will release out cleaner, purified air that contribute even lesser ozone that normal unpurified air.Blueair Pro L filter media is ultrasonically bond and made with waterproof, natural antibacterial polypropylene fibers that promises no mold and bacteria growth. The filter V-shaped design allows more filtration to be squeezed in so mroe particles can be captured and prevent from leaking out. The V-shaped format also closes like a book thus prevent you from being exposed to trapped contaminants when replacing the filters.
Blueair Pro L is covered against
Hair/ Pet hair
Beyond shadow of doubt Blueair Pro L 3-stage filtration is vastly effective when up against typical and micron-size pollutants, allergens, irritants, bacteria. Thanks to optimal 140 - 660 cfm airflow delivery rate and wide 780 sq. ft. purifying coverage, Blueair Pro L comes equipped with Blueair Pro Particle Filter (x2) filtration is incredible in destroying dust, hair, pet hair, pollen, mold, mildew, pet dander and dust mites.
On managing smokes and odors, Blueair Pro L Blueair Pro SmokeStop Filter (x2) is also incredible against VOCs, chemicals, odors, diaper smell, fire, VOCs, vapor, tobacco smokes and cigarette.
Keep it down
32 - 55 dB(A)
22 - 170 W
Blueair Pro L 32 - 55 dB(A) noise level is surprisingly low given how strong and punchy the airflow delivery is. Thanks to the German Engineered fans, at low speed is whisper quiet while at max speed is no more than normal conversation noise. 22 - 170 W Power consumption on the other hand is moderate to high depending on the speed Blueair Pro L is running. At max speed the air purifier does drain a fair share amount of electricity especially if you are running 24x7. We recommend purchasing the addon Air Intelligence Module to enable Auto mode for better energy management.
At what cost
Annual Filter Cost
+- 360 - 720
^ Blueair Pro L replacement filters estimated cost
An exceptional air purifier, Blueair Pro L is very expensive for home use and that is excluding addon cost for the optional Air Intelligence Module. Annual filter replacement cost is also skyrocket high (double filters for both Particle and SmokeStop) where you could buy at least 2 decent brand new air purifier. Office use Blueair Pro L is perfectly fine but it's simply too expensive for average joe like us.
Same filtration setup with equally impressive performance. Also comes with Wi-Fi support along with timer (via app).
Exceptional dust, pollen CADR while Smoke CADR is at top tier either.
Wide purifying coverage supported by strong and consistent airflow delivery.
HEPASilent Technology that electrostatically charge all incoming particles.
Twice as efficient with 2 high grade Pro Particle filter and 2 Pro SmokeStop Filter.
Lower than average noise level given how strong the airflow delivery is.
Up to 5 years warranty.
Very expensive to own and maintain (double filters setup).
No timer, no Wi-Fi support and no remote control.
No permanent pre-filter that helps protect and extend other filters lifespan.
Air Intelligence Module does not comes as standard (require for air quality monitoring and Auto mode).
More on Blueair Pro L
A premium console air purifier with the durability that owner would be acquainted with, Blueair Pro L build quality is noticeable and interface panel are perfectly fix together that allows responsive usage without any issue. Perfect for office use as it can withstand continuous operation without have to worry it will wear out.
Airflow efficiency and purifying coverage
The reason why Blueair Pro L airflow delivery rate plays a big part. Best for office use with large room space, the all-round purifying applicable area is impressive. At maximum power fan speed would have no trouble take out air-borne particles that is floating around the room. With the effective air flow output, the air purifier would halt near proximity air-borne pollutants, allergens and micro organisms from distributing. In many cases, Blueair Pro L is the ultimate air purifier for example living room, office or master bedroom.
Noise level and power consumption
Blueair Pro L uniquely developed fan is remarkable at reducing noise to a minimal level. Noise level is subtle at low fanspeed, audible at medium fan speed and audible at max speed. Put next to the same as range household appliances, the noise level is fairly low that you will not sense Blueair Pro L existence. When considering electricity consumption, Blueair Pro L power usage is fairly little at low fanspeed and relatively high at maximum fanspeed.
Final thoughts on Blueair Pro L
To conclude, Blueair Pro L is a premium, reliable air purifier. Compared with the full list of upsides and downsides, unless you are super loaded, Blueair Pro L is definitely not the air purifier you could look into.