Smart Humidification Products Please Residential Consumers

Turpin, Joanna R.
November 2007
Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;11/26/2007, Vol. 233 Issue 13, Special section p6
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the whole-house humidifiers developed by Aprilaire. The new product includes intelligent controls that benefit consumers and has many comprehensive and technologically advanced features. It was designed based on extensive homeowner and contractor research. It provides optimum humidity levels, up to 50% more then manual control, throughout the heating season.


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