Why has a portable air cleaner been provided for my room or space?
This portable air cleaner has been provided by Brown University Facilities Management (FM). It features a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter to assist in reducing airborne droplets and aerosols in small spaces up to 600 square feet. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend the addition of portable solutions (e.g., portable HEPA filtration units) to augment air quality in areas when permanent air-handling systems are not a feasible option.
How does my portable air cleaner work?
The AeraMax DX95 utilizes a four-stage air purification technology that has been especially developed by Fellowes to effectively purify your indoor air and protect you from harmful allergens and pollutants.
How do I know that the portable air cleaner is effectively sized for my space?
These units were selected because of their capacity to effectively filter the air in a typically sized residence hall student rooms and office spaces. It features a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter to assist in reducing airborne droplets and aerosols in small spaces up to 600 square feet.
What if the air cleaner is too noisy?
It is recommended that the unit be to operate in “Auto” mode. In this mode, it will adjust the fan speed depending on the level of impurities in the air. At high speeds, the fan is no noisier than a typical household fan. For any questions or concerns about this unit, please call FM Service Response Center at 401-863-7800.
What should I do if the air cleaner is not working?
- Check to make sure it is plugged into a working power outlet. You can plug something else in that works in another outlet to check this.
- Check to make sure the lights are illuminating when pressed.
- Make sure the filter tray on the side of the unit is securely pressed in. The unit will not work if the filter tray is dislodged.
- If all of the above steps have been taken and it still does not work, submit a Service Request on the Brown University Facilities Management website or call the Facilities Management Service Response Center at 401-863-7800 to report the problem.
Revision: November 30, 2020