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Energy Vanguard: Are You Making This Mistake With Humidity?
Energy Vanguard explains that dew point or saturation has nothing to do with the dry air component. It's all about the water vapor and the temperature of the air, which is a mixture of dry air and water vapor.

Energy Vanguard: Relative Humidity, Cold Air Is Dry Air
Energy Vanguard says relative humidity can be a bit confusing, especially when the temperatures drop.
Procedures

Building Science: High Interior Humidity Buildings
Building Science experts discuss the issues and considerations for art galleries, museums, indoor pools and other specialized buildings that require high interior humidity.

Building Science: Relative Humidity In A Home
Building Science describes the theory of relative humidity, and how to decide what relative humidity level should be in a home. (PDF)

Building Science: Residential Humidity Control Strategies
Building Science online slide show presentation describes issues and recommendations for residential humidity control. (PDF)

CMHC: Measuring Humidity In Your Home
CMHC fact sheet explains humidity problems, diagnosing, hygrometer selection & use, and provides links to more information.

Healthy Heating: Humidity Is Important in Indoor Environmental Engineering
Healthy Heating says people installing whole home A/C systems for thermal comfort in high performance homes with the assumption that effective dehumidification will occur, could be sadly disappointed as compressors cycle down or off due to the low and infrequent cooling comfort loads especially associated with shoulder seasons.

US DOE: Recommended Approaches To Humidity Control In High Performance Homes
US Department of Energy report on their expert meeting on Recommended Approaches to Humidity Control in High Performance Homes summarizes discussions on residential humidity control to address modeling issues for dehumidification. (PDF)
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