Part 1 of this series described the difference between electrode conductive electric humidifiers and resistive electric humidifiers. The article ended by showing a significant cost... READ MORE
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Proper humidification in buildings is critical in the fight to reduce the spread of air-borne viruses. We have known this for years, but the pandemic... READ MORE
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If you have a DriSteem steam humidifier (including the Vaporstream, Vapormist or GTS model operating on standard softened or potable water) you need to periodically... READ MORE
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Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants
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December 26, 2016
Proper operation of steam humidifiers includes proper handling of the condensate created while heating the metal surfaces. This week, the Monday Morning Minutes post provides some... READ MORE
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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... READ MORE
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Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants
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December 12, 2016
Last week we reviewed the types of steam humidifiers normally supplied in building HVAC systems. Creating the steam is simply the first step. Now we... READ MORE
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Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants
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December 5, 2016
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... READ MORE
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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... READ MORE
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Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants
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November 14, 2016
What is humidification steam absorption distance, and why is it critical in humidification applications? Absorption distance is the length of duct that is required to change... READ MORE
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Norm Hall, R.L. Deppmann and Chad Edmondson, J. M. Pleasants
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November 7, 2016
Water quality is an important concern when it comes to humidification. Regardless of what type of humidification you’re using (isothermal or adiabatic), chances are you... READ MORE
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