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MarkJM

06:44AM | 11/06/03
Member Since: 11/05/03
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I have central air in attic. I would like to humidify the home during winter. Is there a central humidifier system that can be installed to leverage the existing central A/C duct work?

devildog

06:54AM | 11/06/03
Member Since: 09/16/02
251 lifetime posts
Do you have your heatattached to the same ductwork or do you have something else like baseboard heat? If your heat is using the ductwork then they do sell humidifiers which hook right into the ducts. I just got an estimate and it came in at $450 from my local heating and air guy. I don't know if this system would work with just A/C ducts.

Good luck,
Devildog

MarkJM

06:59AM | 11/06/03
Member Since: 11/05/03
2 lifetime posts
Thanks for the reply.

I have forced hot water heating. The duct I am hoping to use was installed during the installation of the A/C.


CIWS

11:57AM | 11/06/03
Here is a link on some excellent humidifers available. Good luck.
http://www.aprilaire.com/category.asp?id=F16F78145781484A8A7C756B87F43AB3

acguy

11:40AM | 11/28/03
Member Since: 11/27/03
6 lifetime posts
Unless you have some type of heat in the attic duct system, you will not be able to install a humidifier in the duct work. The humidifier requires a source of heated air to absorb the moisture that it is putting into the duct system. Aprilaire does make a self contained humidifier especially for hydronically heated homes. Models 350 and 360.
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