TITLE

Intelligent Humidification Improves Comfort

AUTHOR(S)
Gargaro, Kyle
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;8/15/2005, Vol. 225 Issue 16, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the importance of humidity control in buildings. According to medical experts, many viruses thrive in low humidity and can increase the likelihood of getting upper respiratory ailments. The American Society of Otolaryngology reports that it is important to prevent an overly dry environment because it makes people more susceptible to infection. When heated air is not humidified, it can cause walls and ceilings to crack, wood floors and trim to separate, and expensive electronic equipment to fall victim to static electric charges.
ACCESSION #
17981674

 

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