Johnson Controls: Whole-Home Steam Humidifier
June 18, 2012
Model 8000 has been added to the York® Affinity™ Series premium humidifiers. The residential steam humidifier is 10-1/8 inches wide by 7-1/8 inches deep by 20-7/8 inches high and can deliver up to 23.3 gallons of humidity per day — enough to effectively humidify a 5,000-square-foot home, the company said. The whole-home humidifier, which uses electricity to boil the water, features a precise control algorithm that manages the water level to ensure 11.5 A of electricity is used during operation. The unit uses the same level of electricity, even if it is installed with 240, 208, or 120V, automatically producing more steam based on the voltage that is selected. This capability means the humidifier can be used for both small and large homes, and the Model 8000’s technology makes the humidifier ideal for areas that cannot be serviced by an evaporative humidifier, including attics, small equipment closets, crawl spaces, and large spaces with high-capacity needs, said the manufacturer. The unit, which can be mounted directly on the duct or about 20 feet away from where steam enters the duct, features a replaceable canister that ensures easy maintenance by eliminating the need for cleaning and scrubbing.