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Lack of humidity

Hi, I recently installed a Honeywell whole house humidifier. It does everything correctly but does not add enough humidity to the air even with the control turned to max. Water passes through correctly and out of the drain while the furnace is on. I thought that I attached the bypass hot air to close to a direction change in the duct work and did not have enough air flow so I moved it and now if feels like I'm getting good air pressure from the hot side and it draws air into the cold. I checked the humidifier pad and it seems OK. It is easy to see light through it. Let me know if you have any thoughts.
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Re: lack of humidity

Try the following test, ( I will resume this is a flow through humidifier)

Spray water directly oin the filter make sure it is saturated. Some water should leak from the bottom. After 10 min measure the Humidity to see if this helped. If there is a higher level of humidity the pbm is that not enough water is saturating the filter. Check the level of the filter & water feed nozzle.

Option 2 is to connect the water feed tube to a Hot water source.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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