Research

Global Independent Lab Results


Monitair Bipolar Ionization technology has been proven to safely and effectively reduce viruses, bacteria, VOCs, mold, odor, and particulate matter in dozens of independent laboratory tests


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Harm­ful SubstanceSub­stance NameTest­ing OrganizationRemovalYear
Virus Influenza H1N1 Kitasato Research Cen­ter, Japan 99% 2011
Influenza H5N1 Kaset­sart Uni­ver­sity, Thailand 99% 2011
Coronavirus Sheba Medical Center, Israel 99.9% 2020
Human Coronavirus (hCoV-OC43) Hy Laboratories, Israel >99% 2021
Bac­te­ria Escherichia Coli EMSL Ana­lyt­i­cal, USA 99% 2011
Escherichia Coli ATCC Istanbul University, Turkey 91% 2011
Staphylococcus aureus EMSL Ana­lyt­i­cal, USA 81% 2011
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Istanbul University, Turkey 99% 2011
Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) EMSL Analytical, USA 99% 2013
Fun­gus Aspergillus Niger EMSL Analytical, USA 97% 2011
Candida albicans EMSL Analytical, USA 36% 2011
Dichobotrys abundans Prof. Joe F. Boat­man, USA 90% 2006
Penicillium Prof. Joe F. Boat­man, USA 95% 2011
Mold Cla­dospo­rium cladosporioides EMSL Ana­lyt­i­cal, USA 97% 2011
Spore Bacil­lus sub­tilis var niger Istan­bul Uni­ver­sity, Turkey 2011 89% 2011

Technology Comparison

Comparing Monitair Bipolar Ionization with other air purification and treatment technologies.

Monitair Bipolarlonisation TechnologyPhotocatalytic OxidationUVCI CleanerSanitization MistingHEPA FiltrationOzone
Harmful byproducts NO Yes yes no yes No
Prevents filter colonization 5 3 4 1 1 1
24/7 viral load reduction 5 3 4 1 1 1
24/7 fungal & bacteria spores reduction 5 3 4 1 5 1
24/7 odor & VOC neutralization 4 5 3 1 1 1 1
 Monitair
BPI
Brush
BPI
Tube
BPI
UV-CIon’PurifierSprayHEPA Filter in AC
Virus Protection in vent
and space
Vent & SpaceVent & SpaceVent OnlyVent OnlySpace OnlySpace OnlyVent Only
Bacteria Protection in
vent and space
Vent & SpaceVent & SpaceVent OnlyVent OnlySpace OnlySpace OnlyVent Only
Ion Output2 TN Ions/sec<20M Ions/secNoNoNoNoNo
Installation MethodAHU, SAD,
Endpoint
AHU, SAD,
Endpoint
AHU OnlyAHU OnlySpace OnlySpace OnlyAHU Only
Surface and Air CleaningSurface & AirSurface & AirSurface & AirAir OnlyAir OnlySurface OnlyAir Only
Particle ControlYesYesYesNoYesNoYes
Mold & Fungus RemovalYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
Odor RemovalYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
Harmful Biproducts
(Ozone, etc)
NoNoOzoneOzoneNoChemicalsNo
Maintenance EffortAuto-Cleaning,
5-10 years life
span
Clean every
3 months
Clean every
3 months
Change every
1 year
Change filter
every 3-6
months
Spray every
1-3 months
Change every
3-12 months
Energy ConsumingLowLowHighHighMediumLowLow
Connectivity to BMSYesNoNoNoNoNoNo

Monitair BPI

Virus Protection in vent and space

Vent & Space

Bacteria Protection in vent and space

Vent & Space

Ion Output

2 TN Ions/sec

Installation Method

AHU, SAD, Endpoint

Surface and Air Cleaning

Surface & Air

Particle Control

Yes

Mold & Fungus Removal

Yes

Odor Removal

Yes

Harmful Biproducts (Ozone, etc)

No

Maintenance Effort

Auto-Cleaning, 5-10 years life span

Energy Consuming

Low

Connectivity to BMS

Yes

Brush BPI

Virus Protection in vent and space

Vent & Space

Bacteria Protection in vent and space

Vent & Space

Ion Output

<20M Ions/sec

Installation Method

AHU, SAD, Endpoint

Surface and Air Cleaning

Surface & Air

Particle Control

Yes

Mold & Fungus Removal

Yes

Odor Removal

Yes

Harmful Biproducts (Ozone, etc)

No

Maintenance Effort

Clean every 3 months

Energy Consuming

Low

Connectivity to BMS

No

Tube BPI

Virus Protection in vent and space

Vent Only

Bacteria Protection in vent and space

Vent Only

Ion Output

No

Installation Method

AHU Only

Surface and Air Cleaning

Surface & Air

Particle Control

Yes

Mold & Fungus Removal

Yes

Odor Removal

Yes

Harmful Biproducts (Ozone, etc)

Ozone

Maintenance Effort

Clean every 3 months

Energy Consuming

High

Connectivity to BMS

No

UV-C

Virus Protection in vent and space

Vent Only

Bacteria Protection in vent and space

Vent Only

Ion Output

No

Installation Method

AHU Only

Surface and Air Cleaning

Air Only

Particle Control

No

Mold & Fungus Removal

No

Odor Removal

Yes

Harmful Biproducts (Ozone, etc)

Ozone

Maintenance Effort

Change every 1 year

Energy Consuming

High

Connectivity to BMS

No

Ion’ Purifier

Virus Protection in vent and space

Space Only

Bacteria Protection in vent and space

Space Only

Ion Output

No

Installation Method

Space Only

Surface and Air Cleaning

Air Only

Particle Control

Yes

Mold & Fungus Removal

No

Odor Removal

No

Harmful Biproducts (Ozone, etc)

No

Maintenance Effort

Change filter every 3-6 months

Energy Consuming

Medium

Connectivity to BMS

No

Spray

Virus Protection in vent and space

Space Only

Bacteria Protection in vent and space

Space Only

Ion Output

No

Installation Method

Space Only

Surface and Air Cleaning

Surface Only

Particle Control

No

Mold & Fungus Removal

No

Odor Removal

No

Harmful Biproducts (Ozone, etc)

Chemicals

Maintenance Effort

Spray every 1-3 months

Energy Consuming

Low

Connectivity to BMS

No

HEPA Filter in AC

Virus Protection in vent and space

Vent Only

Bacteria Protection in vent and space

Vent Only

Ion Output

No

Installation Method

AHU Only

Surface and Air Cleaning

Air Only

Particle Control

Yes

Mold & Fungus Removal

No

Odor Removal

No

Harmful Biproducts (Ozone, etc)

No

Maintenance Effort

Change every 3-12 months

Energy Consuming

Low

Connectivity to BMS

No

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