Bob and Tim had just finished a routine service call on a house with a gas furnace for the heating system. They were talking to the housewife when she asked: “Our house is very dry in the winter time, and the humidity must be very low. How can we put a system in this house to keep the whole house at a higher humidity level?”
HVAC contractors are constantly seeking accurate, energy-efficient, year-round solutions to their customers’ humidification and dehumidification needs. A number of those solutions were on display at the 2016 AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida.
Because consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of managing IAQ, they are willing to spend money to purchase products to improve overall comfort in their homes. As a result, the U.S. IAQ market is forecast to grow to $11.4 billion by 2019 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7 percent over the next four years.
Enables Precise Humidity Control without the Concern of Condensation, Mold, or Pathogen Growth
January 12, 2015
Smart Fog has announced the release of a new technology to enable facility managers to maintain precise relative humidity in any environment without condensation. The new feature is available for both the direct space ES100 and HVAC in-duct TS100 commercial humidifiers.
Partnership Offers STULZ Customers Water Treatment Options
April 8, 2014
STULZ Air Technology Systems Inc. has announced a new agreement with Culligan Matrix Solutions®, Rosemont, Ill., a division of Culligan International Co. The agreement makes Culligan the single-source provider for all water treatment products and services provided with STULZ ultrasonic humidification systems.
HVAC Contractor Provides Precision Temperature and Humidity Control
August 26, 2013
Total Comfort Heating & Air Conditioning, a greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area HVAC contractor, announced that it has completed a project for a young girl who suffers from multiple chronic health issues.
In a paper recently published online in BMC Infectious Diseases, Koep and his fellow Mayo Clinic researchers explore humidity in schools and the potential effects it could have on the survival and transmissibility of the influenza virus.
When humidity and moisture are not effectively controlled, persistent dampness can lead to material damage, corrosion, structural decay, and microbial growth. HVAC contractors can play an integral part in slowing the development of such problems, but how?
The ComfortBreeze ™ evaporative humidifier line combines advanced microprocessor control with conventional evaporative technology. The units are available with optional patent-pending ComfortSmart™ technology to minimize water consumption while maintaining a comfortable humidity in the home.