Humidification—the process of adding moisture to the air—is one of the most important aspects of total indoor comfort, yet it’s one of the least understood.

13256233_mOptimal Humidity levels vary according to the temperature outside. The average humidity level is about 35%. When it is really cold out, your windows may have condensation or frost build up on them so the automatic humidistats will bring that number down to prevent that from happening.

Dry air is especially prevalent during the winter heating season. This is because the relative humidity (RH) of the cold, outdoor air drops significantly when brought into your home and heated. Learn more about how relative humidity works.

To learn more about the effects of low humidity on your health and home, watch the Total Comfort Humidification video by Aprilaire.

Call Vliem Heating & Air Conditioning for more information. (616) 638-4756