Humidity control

When it comes to the (HVAC) system in buildings, the main focus may be temperature control, but humidity control is equally, if not more, critical. Air humidity levels affect the people inside — and also the building itself.

How does humidity affect buildings, and why is it important?

What is the purpose of humidity control in buildings?

Why is 40-60% the magic range?

Problems with too low humidity in buildings?


Humidity levels in different climate zones? Hot-humid, mixed-humid, hot-dry, mixed-dry, cold, very-cold, subarctic, and marine.

Building humidity: Issues, problems & causes

Importance of controlling air humidity in buildings

You need a good relative humidity

Humidity can have a direct impact on the health, comfort, well-being and performance. The target level of humidity in buildings is typically between 40-60%. Humidity levels also key for building constructions, materials and equipment in buildings. The need of controlling humidity is essential in all buildings such as schools, offices, homes, hospitals, etc.


Download our Research 'Humidity'

Drink water (six to eight glasses a day) and keep the relative humidity above 30%.

— Recommendation of the National Institute for Health (NIH).