Condair is launching the RO-A reverse osmosis water filter, designed for use with humidification systems. The RO-A removes 95 per cent of dissolved solids from a humidifier’s supply water in order to reduce maintenance, improve energy consumption and benefit ongoing running costs.
When operating on regular mains water, a steam humidifier will frequently need to drain hot water and replace it with fresh, in order to dilute mineral levels in the boiling chamber. This process requires more energy to heat the incoming cold water. It also impacts humidity control, as when the boiling chamber’s temperature drops so does the steam output. By operating a steam humidifier on reverse osmosis (RO) water from a Condair RO-A, these drain cycles are reduced by up to 97 per cent. This in turn reduces energy and water consumption of the humidifier and enables a close humidity control of up to ±1 per cent RH.