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 adding whole house humidifier through AC ducts
Author: richw (NJ)

I have an older house with a gas boiler and steam radiators, plus separate air conditioning. I am considering adding a whole house humidifier, which, as I understand it, could only be done by attaching it to the AC ducts. My questions are:

1) is this a good idea (what are the downsides)?;

2) what type of humidifier works best in this situation?

Many thanks, in advance.


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 Re: adding whole house humidifier through AC ducts
Author: packy (MA)

you would run the ac fan in the winter?

that would suck all the heat from the radiators up thru the return duct, pull it into the ac unit sitting in a cold attic. that would cool the heated air and send it back down the supply ducts?

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