If you have rooms that get cold and clammy, or hot and sticky … your home my have a humidity problem.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) recommends keeping the relative humidity in a home between 30-60% to limit the effects of many unwanted conditions and harmful household particles. In addition, the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology recommends keeping indoor relative humidity below 51% in order to deter dust mites and boost overall comfort of the home.
If you get condensation accumulating on windows, feel sticky in the summer or clammy in the winter or your basement gets that musty smell you may want to consider an Aprilaire Whole-Home Dehumidifier.
One choice for healthy, comfortable air is an Aprilaire Whole-House Dehumidifier installed in your new or existing heating and cooling system. The benefits and results speak for themselves: Provides three times the moisture removing capacity of leading portable dehumidifiers—up to 135 pints or 16.88 gallons per day.
A whole-house dehumidification system has many advantages:
- No messy tanks to empty or keep clean
- Automatically senses moisture levels and maintains optimum humididy leves in your home
- Switches between whole house dehumidification when your A/C is running to localized when it is not
- Can be operated manually allowing you to control moisture levels in specific locations such as a basement