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the-air-you-breathe The Air You Breathe

The Air You Breathe

The Comforts of Home Should Include the Air You Breathe As our homes are constructed to be more energy efficient, there is a greater need to…

military-housing-combat-mold Project Feature: Military Housing

Project Feature: Military Housing

WANT MORE INFORMATION OR TO FIND A LOCAL CONTRACTOR 2018 was the third-wettest year the U.S. has ever seen and the team at Santa Fe…

Why Is Monitoring Humidity in Your Home Important?

Why Is Monitoring Humidity in Your Home Important?

Monitoring the relative humidity (RH) in your home is essential for year-round health and comfort, as well as protection for your home and belongings. Healthy…

andy-ask-inducted-iaqa-hall-fame Andy Äsk Inducted into IAQA Hall of Fame

Andy Äsk Inducted into IAQA Hall of Fame

It is our pleasure to report that Andy Äsk, an engineering consultant for Santa Fe, was inducted into the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) Hall of…

Guest Blog: New Home Builders Care about Moisture

Guest Blog: New Home Builders Care about Moisture

Energy-efficient homes are very airtight By Dan Welklin Precision Comfort Systems in Westfield, Indiana designs and installs the Comfort Systems for some of the finest…

Dehumidification – All the Buzz at Building Science Summer Camp

Dehumidification – All the Buzz at Building Science Summer Camp

Every year for the past 20 plus years Therma-Stor (more specifically Ken Gehring) has attended the industry famous Westford Symposium on Building Science, or better…

Are the Ultra-Aire XT Ventilating Dehumidifiers also HRVs?

Are the Ultra-Aire XT Ventilating Dehumidifiers also HRVs?

We get this question a lot and it is easy to understand why. These units do feature a heat exchanger similar to the technology found…

Air Conditioning Alphabet – Sensible and Latent Cooling

Air Conditioning Alphabet – Sensible and Latent Cooling

Sensible cooling and latent cooling are, at best, confusing terms. At worst they’re useless. Air conditioners do both, so we always talk about the sensible…

This is When an Ultra-Aire Dehumidifier Shines!

This is When an Ultra-Aire Dehumidifier Shines!

Here is a perfect example of when an Ultra-Aire Whole House Dehumidifier really shines! Outside Conditions: 72F outside and a really muggy 97% RH (71F…

“Does ventilation only occur when the Ultra-Aire dehumidifier is operating?”

“Does ventilation only occur when the Ultra-Aire dehumidifier is operating?”

“Does fresh air ventilation only occur when the Ultra-Aire dehumidifier is operating? Does the dehumidifier start and stop according to a humidistat? Can ventilation be…

Matt Risinger – The Science of Comfort & Ultra-Aire’s New SD-12 Dehumidifier

Matt Risinger – The Science of Comfort & Ultra-Aire’s New SD-12 Dehumidifier

Matt Risinger is a good friend of ours in Austin, TX.  He has been a builder for almost 20 years and has been blogging about…

Ultra-Aire Launches Most Energy Efficient 90 – 100 Pint Category Dehumidifier

Ultra-Aire Launches Most Energy Efficient 90 – 100 Pint Category Dehumidifier

We are excited to announce the launch of the new Ultra-Aire 98H (Part # 4034240) Whole House Ventilating Dehumidifier. Available as of June 1, 2015,…