Next Generation Air & Heat, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Humidity’

Having Trouble with Your Home’s Humidity? Call our Professionals

Monday, June 10th, 2019

comfortable-woman-on-couchAre you having trouble with humidity in your home? You’re definitely not alone living here in Florida. If you’d like to eliminate these humidity problems once and for all make sure you contact our air conditioning technicians. We can assess the relative humidity of your home, determine what dehumidifier is best for you, and install the system flawlessly.

Your air conditioning in Cocoa, FL is important and so is your home’s relative humidity level. Ideally, your home’s relative humidity should hover between 30% and 50%. If it’s significantly higher make sure you give our team a call today.

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Humidity Be Gone – How a Heat Pump Can Help in Merritt Island

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Humidity is a big problem for a lot of families in Merritt Island. When not properly controlled, excess humidity can lead to damage to your furniture, excess mold growth and dust mites. Fortunately, if you have a new heat pump, you have a strong weapon against excess humidity.

Air conditioning has long been a natural dehumidifier. Because the process works through evaporation and condensation, water can be extracted from the air by the device whenever it is on.

However, for your heat pump to truly provide the dehumidification you need to remain comfortable, it must first have a dehumidification setting – often called the “dry” cycle. During this cycle, the device will dehumidify your home, pulling air from inside the house and extracting moisture from it through the indoor evaporator coils.

Dry cycling is effective because it doesn’t draw new air in from outside to cool your home. It uses the same air already in your Merritt Island home and can therefore remove humidity over time. While new air is draw into your home through vents, the system is designed to continuously cycle the humidity out of the air and keep you from being uncomfortable.

Choosing the Right Heat Pump for Humidity Control

Not all heat pumps offer humidity control settings, so you should talk to a Merritt Island professional about your needs before selecting a new model for your home. Make sure it offers the dehumidification options you’re looking for and can cover the full area of your home.

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