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How to Manage Indoor Humidity Without a De-humidifier

How to Manage Indoor Humidity Without a De-humidifier

High indoor humidity is a comfort problem that can soon cause an unhealthy indoor environment. According to the Florida Solar Energy Center, mold and mildew can form over just a few days when conditions are right. The best indoor relative humidity is 45% to 55%. Unfortunately, most heating and cooling systems are not designed to… Continue Reading

Six Essential Comfort Tips for Home Heating, Cooling and Humidity in Alabama’s Mixed Humid Climate

Six Essential Comfort Tips for Home Heating, Cooling and Humidity in Alabama’s Mixed Humid Climate

Don’t touch that dial on your home thermostat before asking, “Why is this room too hot, too cold or too Humid?” The AlabamaWISE quick reference guide to maintaining affordable indoor comfort all year ‘round  in Alabama’s mixed humid climate, based on six essential comfort elements. Homes shelter our families from the hostile environment. In Alabama, that includes… Continue Reading

5 Simple Tips for Seasonal Home Heating Service

It’s fall in Alabama and many people are still running the air conditioner because of the mild weather, heat from cooking, and the need to control indoor humidity. But, it won’t be long until you need to flip the switch on the thermostat from “COOL” to “HEAT”. Here is some simple advice from the AlabamaWISE… Continue Reading