SmartVentilation's Type II Filter Retrofit Kit (MERV 13)
Replaces the homemade filters (MERV 2-4) that require maintenance every 60-90 days. Type II filter box is of heavy gauge aluminum finished with a white, baked, powdercoat finish for 10-15 year durability. May be painted. Filter life is 24-48 months. Filter material removes PM2.5, soot, wildfire smoke, viruses, bacteria, blue green algae and red tide neurotoxins,, pollen, mold spores, valley fever spores, airborne ash particles. Includes gasket material, stainless steel fasteners and plastic mollies. Easily installed over round 4-6" air intake ports Filter will trap radioactive particles and become radioactive. It must be promptly disposed of in a sealed container and hands carefully washed after service. Flows 20-200 cfm. It is an ideal pre filter for ERVs, HRVs, and Ventilating Dehumidifiers to extend periods between filter service from every 60-90 days to 24-36 months. This filter is far superior in performance and service life to almost every internal filter for ERV, HRV or ventilating dehumidifier. If you have every had the displeasure of cleaning an ERV or HRV internal filter, you will quickly opt for this High Performance Pre-Filter to keep airborne corruption out of your ducts, out of your machinery, and out of your family's lungs. No more unpleasant filter maintenance every 60-90 days.