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Can i install the he220a on the hot air or the cold air return does it matter

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Thanks for your question,
you have to install the bypass humidifier on the supply side of your heating system, (hot side) and run a bypass pipe from the return side, (cold side), it does matter which side it goes on, you do not want water vapor going directly into your furnace, as this can damage it and shorten the life of it, your humidistat is installed on the return side of your duct work, this will allow proper operation of the unit as the humidistat senses the moisture in the air and brings on and shuts down the humidifier as needed. hope that helped to answer your question, please let us know what you think, again thanks, mr.grzz

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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    ralph mouth Dec 12, 2013

    I've noticed that the solenoid is pulsing as is the voltage to the valve. Wondering why they (Carrier, my unit) would be doing this. I have a 2" offset so it should come on and stay until satisfied.

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