Aprilaire may quietly (or perhaps not so quietly) be finessing their plans for world domination with latest air purifier devices, but they’re not the other metal whole-home air cleaner cabinets to waste, with a stream of cabinets churned out right now, among them the Aprilaire Model 3410. Let’s give it an honest Aprilaire 3410 Review to see what make it different from old Aprilaire 1410 and Aprilaire 2410.
In Breathe Quality, we have reviewed all air purifiers under these sections. Also, we guarantee that:
- We do give honest reviews (both pros and cons) so anyone will guarantee to have the wisest choices.
- We do not (and never) exaggerate one product just to let you click the links and buy that product blindly.
- Great value for money
- Huge coverage
- Solidly built
- Adds new thermostat for easier whole-system installation
- MERV-13 filter is not the best
- Low performance rating
The last air cleaner in the 3000 series of Aprilaire is again, a boxed Aprilaire 2410 with packaged thermostat. Honestly, if you jump here from the review of Model 2410, you can completely skip the Aprilaire 3410 Review.
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Aprilaire 3410 Price
One thing everyone needs to do when purchasing an Aprilaire whole-home air cleaning system is tell the difference between models of 1000, 2000 and 3000 series. In this case, how to point out Aprilaire 3410 from its predecessors?
Aprilaire 3410 costs officially $154, which is $25 additional to the previous model. Perhaps we can understand the increase in the price, due to newer model has a programmable thermostat to give you complete digital control over your HVAC system and air cleaner.
It is still cheaper than the Honeywell F200 out there, while being smarter. However, Honeywell F200 can be quickly upgraded to Honeywell F300, while you need to buy the Aprilaire 5000 all by yourself.
If you want the Aprilaire 3410 to install in your HVAC system, just click on our deal below.
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Aprilaire 3410 Design and Size
Quick comparison for design of Aprilaire 3410 with models 1410, and 2410.
|Aprilaire 3410||Aprilaire 1410||Aprilaire 2410|
As you can see, the Aprilaire 3410 is completely the same as the Aprilaire 1410 and Aprilaire 2410 for the size. All these ducted air purifiers have the height of 17.75 inches, width of 6.75 inches and depth of 30 inches. For the weight, Aprilaire 3410 is 17 lbs at all.
In addition, the Aprilaire 3410 will use the same 16 x 25 air filter like previous models. The UL classified cabinet is made of corrosion-resistant heavy gauge pre-painted steel. Moreover, the air cleaner has proprietary door design and Self-Seal technology to eliminate unfiltered air bypass, thus delivers MERV performance as rated.
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Aprilaire 3410 Filters
For the core power, the Aprilaire 3410 is, again, exactly like the Aprilaire 2410, as well as others in the 3000 series.
- HEPA filter – Just like other HVAC system’s filter, Aprilaire 3410 will use the MERV-13 air filter, which can remove 98% of pollen and mold, 97% of airborne bacteria and fungi, 96% of pet dander and other dust. Moreover, it can filter out nearly 75% of tobacco smoke and smog.
We can easily see the difference between the MERV-13 air filter and the original MERV-11 air filter from Aprilaire 1410, as below.
|0.3 – 1 microns||1 – 3 microns||3 – 10 microns|
|410 filter (MERV-11)||37%||67%||92%|
|413 filter (MERV-13)||63%||88%||93%|
MERV-13 air filter has higher efficiency for trapping ultra-fine particles than MERV-11 air filter. Moreover, you can use both air filters, depending on your needs. They both are simple to install into the cabinet of Aprilaire 3410.
If you like to buy the filter replacement, you need $59 for the 413 air filter (MERV-13 rating). Otherwise, you only need to pay $52 for the 410 air filter (MERV-11 rating).
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Aprilaire 3410 Room Coverage
All air purifiers under the 3000 series, including of Aprilaire 3410, are able to work with the whole-home HVAC system, and can clean the room up to 2000 square feet easily.
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Aprilaire 3410 Sound
Without fan power, Aprilaire 3410 won’t produce any noise. And actually the Aprilaire 3410 will work in unison with your existing heating, ventilating, and cooling system (HVAC) to filter all contaminants in your air, so no way you can see it in your living areas.
So to say, this isn’t even a selling point of Aprilaire 3410, and you should bypass this section at all.
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Aprilaire 3410 Power Consumption
One of our most FAQs is “Do air purifiers use a lot of energy?” In fact, air purifier must be used for a long time to be efficient. And power consumption is one important criteria to review if this air purifier is good or not.
However, the Aprilaire 3410 is just a cabinet of one air filter. It doesn’t need the electricity, and you don’t need to check its power consumption.
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Aprilaire 3410 Additional Features
Aprilaire 3410 comes with a Model 8476 Universal Programmable Thermostat. It is installed remotely to give you complete digital control over your HVAC system and air cleaner. It can offer these advantages:
- Easy temperature control – Now you can heat or cool your home will a fully control from the conventional thermostat’s display. It will give you the information of temperature for both indoors and outdoors on its 4.5-inch LCD screen.
- Event-based air cleaning – There are four different options to select for your home’s air. You can select to run continuously 24/7, Auto Mode (runs for only 30 minutes every hour), Event-based Cleaning (runs for 3 hours then returns to most recent mode), and Allergy Operation (runs for 24 hours then returns to most recent mode).
- Programmable Options – Turn on or off the HVAC system for weekdays and weekends. Very convenient.
- Service Reminder Alert – Get regular alerts for service of both your HVAC system and air cleaner, mainly for optimal performance.
- Permanent memory – The Aprilaire 3410 will remember all thermostat programming, time, and date during a power outage.
Aprilaire 3410 Customer Service
Aprilaire is one of the top air purifier brands in the U.S, and they are happy to assist you for any problems. Just call them toll-free at 800-334-6011, from Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m CST. You can also email them out of working hours, right in their Contact Us page.
Aprilaire grants you a 5-year warranty for any whole-home air cleaners, the warranty is on cabinet from the date of installation. Moreover, you are guaranteed by Clean Coil, to commit the professional cleaning in the next 10 years, at the cost of $100.
In case of Aprilaire 9550 series, the limited warranty is only effective for 1 year, and you don’t have the Clean Coil Guarantee.
The programmable thermostat is necessary to help you control your whole HVAC system. So to say, if you don’t have one, you should really go for Aprilaire 3410.
Aprilaire 2410 with programmable thermostat.