In many ways, Psychrometrics is like a Rubik's Cube. Change one thing, and you automatically change something else. But instead of shifting colored cubes around, we’re shifting measures of air, moisture, and temperature. And, like the Rubik’s cube, there is more than one way....Read More
What is psychrometrics?
It’s a big and intimidating word to be sure and the common definition, the study of the physical and thermodynamic properties of gas-vapor mixtures, doesn’t make it much less so. But we’re going to break it down for you in a way that is both simple and practical with regard to HVAC and ...Read More
Ever hear the phrase, “It's not the heat, it's the humidity”?
In the commercial HVAC industry, we’d like to reshape that idiom to, “It’s not just the heating and the cooling, but also the amount of moisture in the air that impacts comfort, health, building materials, building content, medical procedures, and production processes and quality.”
But admittedly, that’s a mouthful.
Suffice to say that properly controlled humidification is an essential part of HVAC design, which is why we’ve decided to dedicate an entire series to the subject, starting with why we need to humidify spaces in the first place....Read More