Using a dehumidifier to combat humidity in large buildings

Humidity control is an integral aspect of maintaining occupant comfort and providing healthy air equality.

In the subtropical, maintaining sufficient humidity levels is far more challenging compared to other regions, and some of the signs of high humidity levels in your indoor area include sticky papers, condensation at diffusers, mold, mildew, a cold, clammy, uncomfortable feeling of mugginess, and smells associated with dampness.

Most times, intricacies of humidity loads in large buildings and improper HVAC unit selection may result in additional energy bills, complaints, and periodically even lawsuits due to high humidity levels! Maintaining the appropriate humidity levels in a large area is often quite challenging, especially in harshly dry seasons or temperatures. When your indoor air is harshly dry, it may bring about several troubles. Some of the problems you may experience due to low humidity levels include sinus congestion, dry skin, nosebleeds, or cracked lips. To combat these troubles, you particularly require a dehumidifier! However, the functionalities and capacity of humidifiers vary, one of the challenges of humidifying a large building is having a humidifier incapable of moisturizing the entire building. Purchasing a model with low capacity will create uneven humidity levels inside your large building. Another challenge is the frequent need to fill the tank. Since your humidifier is moisturizing a large space, you will have to be always on the lookout if more water is needed. The energy bills of humidifying a large building will be skyrocketing, your HVAC unit will run longer trying to keep up with the humidity requirements of your entire facility, consuming large amounts of energy.


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