Why humidity is important at the office?Productivity is the key to success. Humidifying your office will increase the comfort of your employees while improving their health.
Regardless of the source of heating you use, heating your hotel in winter will unfortunately dry the indoor air. When the humidity levels drop below 35% RH, The dry air will begin to steal moisture from its surroundings. Living tissue will quickly become dehydrated and the moisture content of the wood structures in your hotel will begin to plummet.
The drop in humidity can create side effects such as:
- Dry and itchy skin, dry hair, dry nose, sore throat.
- Contact lenses prematurely drying out causing discomfort, sore eyes.
- Dust and lint particle scatter through the air increasing allergies and asthma.
- A buildup of static electricity that is released when two objects come into contact.
- Increased transmission of airborne viruses and illness such as flue.
- Permanent damage to wood, causing it to crack or split.
Recommended humidity level for your office
The recommended humidity level for human health by ASHRAE handbooks is between 30-60%RH.
We do recommend a minimum humidity level of 40%RH.
How can you bring humidity to your office?Most of the humidifier technologies are offered on the market to humidify your Office
Selection of the proper humidification solution should be based on the following:
- What is the required maximum humidification capacity (load) required?
- What sources of energy are available on site?
- How is the ventilation system installed and how is the air distributed?
- Which humidification system will require the least amount of energy – calculated for the overall HVAC system?