Beating Summer Moisture Challenges with Dehumidification

Posted by Jim Metzger | Jul 23, 2019 8:12:00 AM | 1 Comment

Industries that demand year-round strict control of moisture rely on dedicated dehumidification systems. These systems offer the ability to strictly control relative humidity limiting the effects of condensation, mold and mildew that may damage materials or products.

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DCA Dehumidifier Selection Software

Posted by Jim Metzger | Jun 26, 2019 3:33:04 PM | 0 Comments

Finding the right dehumidifier for your pool room doesn't have to be a challenge. The new dehumidifier selection software from DCA makes choosing your equipment fast and simple. Made specifically for pool room applications, this software ensures that you find the correct equipment for your pool room in less time.

Search functions include a save option that lets users suspend their efforts while they find the necessary information. User-specified parameters are preserved on our servers, so the session can be resumed on any internet-connected device at any time. Reediting ability allows users to revisit the tool if their project parameters need adjustments.

DCA's new dehumidifier selection software contains exhaustive information on our currently available products and information to help searchers find the correct pool room dehumidifier to fit their needs.

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Psychrometric Processes and Dehumidification

Posted by Jim Metzger | May 10, 2019 10:48:09 AM | 0 Comments

Psychrometric charts graphically depict changes in temperature and humidity within a given climate to help ensure efficient dehumidification procedures are implemented.

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Commercial Dehumidifiers for Fitness Centers

Posted by Jim Metzger | Feb 20, 2019 2:38:07 PM | 1 Comment

100-Outdoor-Air-Dehumidification-SystemsControlling the relative indoor humidity in your fitness center will reduce mold and bacteria buildup and produce happy patrons. Without dehumidification systems leading to unacceptable indoor air quality, these facilities tend to get grim pretty fast—when not controlled, moisture buildup from patron sweat results in foul odors, shorter equipment lifespans, and the proliferation of diseases. 

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How Relative Humidity Relates to Room Temperature

Posted by Jim Metzger | Dec 6, 2018 10:34:07 AM | 0 Comments

Relative humidity (RH) is the percent water vapor contained in an environment’s air compared with the maximum amount of water vapor the air can contain at a specific temperature. In general as room temperature rises air can hold more moisture so the resulting RH decreases, and vice versa.

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How to Extend the Life of Your Pool Room Dehumidifier

Posted by Jim Metzger | Sep 27, 2018 3:37:00 PM | 0 Comments

The pool room dehumidifier is the most crucial piece of HVAC equipment for protecting the integrity of the pool room structure from mold, mildew and corrosion.  It controls the relative humidity, room heating and cooling, and can also maintain the correct pool water temperature when equipped. Assuming that the correct capacity dehumidification system was selected initially, many long years of service can be expected as long as the owner adheres to a proper maintenance schedule.   

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Industrial Dehumidification: The Printing Industry

Posted by Jim Metzger | Feb 7, 2018 4:06:44 PM | 0 Comments

The printing industry employs multiple complex processes to ensure the production of high-quality paper products; several of these processes center on maintaining a conducive printing environment, as this sector faces several unique technical challenges, including the optimization of resource and energy utilization.

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How to Troubleshoot 3 of the Most Common Dehumidifier Issues

Posted by Jim Metzger | Jan 23, 2018 4:24:20 PM | 1 Comment

Something is wrong: Your dehumidifier isn’t functioning properly, and you need to make the repair as quickly as possible.

But as mechanical devices, dehumidifiers contain complex inner workings with various components and parts. So what do you do, and how do you determine what’s causing the issue in the first place?

Here’s a quick guide for troubleshooting three of the most common dehumidifier issues. 

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Vertical Vs. Horizontal Dehumidifiers

Posted by Jim Metzger | Dec 19, 2017 4:27:10 PM | 0 Comments

DCA offers Dehumidifiers in two basic air flow configurations, horizontal and vertical.  Each has its advantages and normally the size of the equipment room and/or the orientation of the ductwork dictates which is preferred especially if this is a replacement dehumidifier. 

Normally a horizontal dehumidifier replaces an existing horizontal dehumidifier and the same is true for a vertical dehumidifier. 

In general a vertical dehumidifier normally sits on the floor and has a slightly smaller footprint, than a horizontal dehumidifier, but is much taller.  A horizontal dehumidifier can set on the floor or be suspended in a mechanical room.  Horizontal dehumidifiers also have the advantage of having the discharge air flow configured to be straight thru, bottom or top.  

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How to Size Your Grow Room Dehumidifier

Posted by Jim Metzger | Dec 5, 2017 3:34:25 PM | 1 Comment

Proper humidity levels are essential for maintaining optimal air quality in a grow room, but efficiently monitoring and managing these levels can be challenging.

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