How humidity affects HVAC system performance

Invest in dehumidification but ensure to do it professionally

My HVAC technician is passionate about his work and is always willing and ready to discuss the service he offers if you are willing to listen. He is always eager to share his knowledge and help homeowners to manage and maintain their units better. So one time, I decided to ask him about the correlation between humidity and HVAC system efficiency. As usual, he cheerfully helped me understand this subject better than I would ever have if I researched on my own. I needed this information for my college research since I had decided to work on an AC project. I learned that a sound HVAC system could comfortably remove humidity from the air and, in turn, make the environment more comfortable. Without proper humidity management, it is impossible to achieve comfortable temperatures no matter how hard you try. Usually, when humidity levels rise, the air conditioning unit tends to work harder to overcome the imbalance. This may be an impossible task for an old unit to achieve. It is even worse if the unit is wrongly sized. Such an imbalance can make the house feel warmer simply because the excess moisture holds the heat in it, making the space seem foggy and more generous than it should be. Therefore, homeowners should be careful about having extra moisture in their homes. Fortunately, they can always tell when this happens by monitoring sure signs, including musty and damp smells, foggy windows, and moist air in your home. Invest in dehumidification but ensure to do it professionally. Talk to your HVAC specialist to know how to proceed.

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