Aprilaire 1213 Air Purifier, Whole House Upgrade Kit for Air Cleaner Model 2200

SKU: 826427
Brand: Aprilaire Model: 1213 Condition: New
4.55 (3 Reviews)

Aprilaire 1213 Upgrade Kit

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Just when you thought it was not possible to make your air cleaner any more effective, Aprilaire introduces the Aprilaire® 1213 Upgrade Kit for Model 2200 Air Cleaner. This upgrade kit nearly doubles the effectiveness of the previous 2200 Air Cleaner and offers you a new hassle-free way to install replacement filters that are pleat free! This new filter upgrade kit effectively reduces the amount of airborne contaminants in your living spaces, like pet dander, pollen, and other irritants. A one time upgrade can improve the quality of your air cleaner, as well as its lifetime! Now your air cleaner can run at peak efficiency without wasting energy, giving you the highest quality air possible.

The Aprilaire 1213 upgrade kit includes filter bases, frame supports, a door spacer, as well as a Apirlaire 213 air filter to get you started.


• Easy to install
• No tools required
• Increases efficiency rating from MERV 10 to MERV 11
• Simplified slide-in filter element replacement
• Can increase the longevity of your home's HVAC system.


• For use with Aprilaire Model 2200 Air Cleaner Systems
• For use with Aprilaire Model 2120 Air Cleaner Systems
• Efficiency Rating: MERV 13
• Replacement Filter: Model 213

Customer Reviews

My grandma left me a house that came with the Aprilaire 2200 unit

My grandma left me a house that came with the Aprilaire 2200 unit. Since she hasn't been very active for the past three years due to an illness, she didn't replace the filter and the old filter medium was partially damaged. I was going to replace the air cleaner when I found out that I could just replace the medium.


on 07-10-2014 by Scott

Great Product as advertised

I had no trouble assembling this unit. It is a breeze! I was able to install it into our filter unit rather easily even though our unit is mounted sideways in a VERY tight space. I look forward to changing the filter next time without having to deal with the pleats and combs. I am going to try to buy one of these for my daughter when I find out if it available for her size filter unit.


on 09-18-2010 by Joe

Almost as quick as video

Real simpleto do. My suggestion eas to assemble on a workbench where you are at eyelevel. I also found it easier tio partially put filter into assembled holder and then slide into place -- there again easier to see how filter slides on, Good to get something as easy as this was.


on 01-28-2010 by Reddoggy

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Questions & Answers

The AprilAire 201 replacement filter on your website is listed as a MERV 10. Do you have a MERV16? What is the price and how do I order it?

by Paul B. on 03-19-2013

We do not have a Merv 16 for the aprilaire product. I am sorry for the inconvenience.

on 03-29-2013

My model 2200 is 28 years old - - I believe that when I looked at this upgrade previously there was information that it would not work with my unit. Please advise.

by James E. on 10-12-2012

ON your unit, if the metal rails are installed, the upgrade kit will fit securely, however, before 1985, the majority of units were not installed with rails, in which case, you will need to secure the filter frame with sheet metal screws (instead of the rails)
-suggested from an Aprilaire Support Representative

on 10-16-2012

I have an Aprilaire 2200 installed horizontally will the 1213 upgrade work as effectively in the horizontal orientation since it doesn't have the combs to keep it flat?

by Pat K. on 09-09-2012

Yes, this is designed for either orientation

on 09-10-2012

Can I order replacement filters for the upgrade, #1213? What is the SKU, and how much are they?

by Patricia M. on 07-19-2012

Yes, the Aprilaire 213 is the replacement media for this model. 
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on 07-19-2012

I need the filter for 2200 Aprilaire, but I don't need the frame. What is the part number for that item. I ordered the 826427 ao I don't need the frame.

by Rick L. on 06-30-2012

You are looking for the Aprilaire 201 Replacement Air Filter (click here to view). The Aprilaire 201 is an exact replacement.

on 07-02-2012
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