How Does A Dehumidifier Work?
|Dehumidifiers regulate humidity by removing moisture
from the air, thereby creating living conditions that are
inhospitable to dust mites, mold and other allergenic organisms.
Room dehumidifiers, like a Danby Dehumidifiers or
work much like air conditioners; warmer, moist air
enters the dehumidifier and then crosses refrigerant cooled
coils, causing the moisture in the air to condense on coils
within the machine. The moisture then collects in a drip pan or
bucket for disposal while the air is slightly reheated before
being discharged. The reheat process is done by capturing and
using heat generated from the energy spent to cool the air. By
being slightly warmed, the air exiting the dehumidifier is dry
and warm - which means it will attract moisture like a magnet
and maximize the dehumidifier's efficiency.
- Air is drawn into the unit by a fan
- Air passes over a cold surface
- As the air is cooled, it's moisture condenses
- Water falls into the container
- Air is re-heated by the heat recovery system
- Air Passes back into room 2 degrees Celsius warmer
and considerably dryer
- Defrost system automatically de-ices unit as
- Unit switches off automatically when container is
- When the unit achieves the selected level of dryness
it switches off automatically
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