## Steam Humidifier Distribution Panels for Short Absorption: Humidification Basics Part 14

Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants

Last week, we reviewed different types of steam humidifier distribution methods, which are inexpensive but have longer absorption distances. Many HVAC installations require very short …

## Types of Isothermal Humidifiers: Humidification Basics Part 12

Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants

Isothermal humidifiers are the overwhelming choice in building HVAC systems. This week’s R. L. Deppmann Monday Morning Minute talks about the various types of isothermal …

## Humidification Specification and Steam Absorption Distance: Humidification Basics Part 11

Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants

In humidification systems, we know that steam absorption distance is important. We also know that various distribution methods have different required absorption distances. How do …

## Adiabatic Humidification: Humidification Basics Part 8

Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants

Recently, we discussed isothermal humidification. Today, we’re going to talk about the other method of humidification, which is called “Adiabatic.” Adiabatic humidification puts water (not steam) …

## Load Calculation using Dristeem DriCalc: Humidification Basics Part 7

Randy Kruger and Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann

The past couple of blogs used the psychrometric chart and formula to calculate the loads in humidification buildings and processes. This week we look at …

## Steam Isothermal Humidification: Humidification Basics Part 6

Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants

In many ways, Psychrometrics is like a Rubik’s Cube. Change one thing, and you automatically change something else. But instead of shifting colored cubes around, …

## Calculating Humidification Loads for Economizer Cycle Systems: Humidification Basics Part 5

Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants

Now that we’ve learned how to calculate a basic humidification load, we need to understand how to do the same when an economizer cycle is …

## Calculating Natural and Mechanical Loads: Humidification Basics Part 4

Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants

How do we determine how much moisture should be added to the air for a given application? In other words, how do we calculate the …

## Psychrometrics Made Easy: Humidification Basics Part 3

Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants

What is psychrometrics? It’s a big and intimidating word to be sure and the common definition, the study of the physical and thermodynamic properties of gas-vapor …

## Humidification Basics Part 2: Mastering Humidification Terms

Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants

Humidification is one of those areas where the terminology can often be a roadblock to understanding the topic. After all, we’re not all meteorologists! Since …