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jeepgrady 12-13-2012 04:46 PM

bypass humidifier question
I'm in the process of getting a bypass humidifier installed on my infinity furnace.
I understand that the water supply could either be tapped into either hot or cold.
What are the advantages/disadvantages of each?

Technow 12-13-2012 06:07 PM

Hot Water

HVAC1000 12-13-2012 06:21 PM

Hot water will evaporate a lot faster and get into the air better and more efficiently

Technow 12-13-2012 06:40 PM


sammy37 12-13-2012 06:42 PM

Make sure if you use hot water, that you dont tap into a large line if it's too far from the water heater. I just installed one in my house a couple weeks back and they use so little water, that the line never got hot.
I ended up having to run a dedicated 1/4 inch line directly to the water heater, about 25 feet.

ben's plumbing 12-13-2012 07:31 PM

we like hot water..ben sr...try not to use a saddle valve they are junk..

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