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Old 11-08-2010, 11:56 AM   #1
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Hello Everyone

Going to install a Honeywell Humidifier onto my furnace. Does anyone have any tips or suggestions?

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Old 11-08-2010, 12:37 PM   #2
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If you can possibly avoid it don't use the saddle valve in the installation kit. Connect to your water supply using a ball valve so you can shut it off if necessary and be able to turn it on without it leaking.
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thanx, anyone heard of doing this

installing the humidifier on the return (cold) air side and having the bypass pipe connect on the warm air side.
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Yes, a lot of bypass humidifiers are installed that way.
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any reason why? is it better? more efficient?
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They are designed to work just as well either way. It just allows you to have better access to change the pad in some situations and there is usually more room on the return duct to mount the humidifier, then all you need is enough room on the supply plenum for a 6" tap collar.
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thanx for the input
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