February 25, 2022

Our Favorite Standard Humidifier

For homes heated by a forced air furnace, ‘standard’ central humidifiers are great solutions for improving indoor humidity levels when the furnace is operated consistently throughout the heating season. As we’ve discussed in previous blogs, central humidifiers can help relieve a variety of dry indoor air issues that frequently arise during the winter. These include...

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February 17, 2022

What are VOCs and How Do They Affect My Home’s Air Quality?

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are a wide ranging class of chemical compounds that under many normal household conditions become present in the air we breathe indoors. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), VOCs are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids and include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have...

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February 4, 2022

Canister or Reservoir? Understanding Central Steam Humidifiers Better

Many of our readers may already know that of the types of central humidifiers available for installation on forced air (ie. furnace) heating systems, steam-powered units are the most effective at achieving and maintaining desired indoor humidity levels, far surpassing the capabilities of standard bypass and power humidifiers. In the relatively arid Colorado Front Range,...

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