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Tips for Managing Indoor Humidity with Thermostat and Ventilation

Tips for Managing Indoor Humidity with Thermostat and Ventilation

Alabama is only a week into spring, but even mild humid weather often requires running the central air conditioning system long enough to remove excess humidity. We like the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat because it has a bright, easy to read touch screen that shows both temperature and humidity. You can’t manage what you don’t… Continue Reading

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

Check Your Indoor Heat Index with This Comfort Calculator

Check Your Indoor Heat Index with This Comfort Calculator

How do you manage your indoor comfort during the summer  heat wave? The weather reporters are using the Heat Index to highlight the effect of high outdoor temperature and humidity. You can manage your indoor heat index too. Lowering your thermostat is only one option. Home performance experts have identified six variables that you can… Continue Reading