Will Air Conditioning Remove Home Humidity?

July 15, 2020

If you’ve ever come in from outside on a hot day, you may have stood near a vent somewhere in your home as the cool air blew through. While it’s clear that the air coming from your air conditioner is colder than the rest of the air in your house, are there other ways that your air conditioner works to keep your Missoula home comfortable? At , we want to empower our customers with knowledge about their HVAC system. Read on to find out if your air conditioner removes humidity from your residence. A Thoughtful Design Your air conditioner is uniquely designed to be able to cool the air in your home. As the refrigerant flows through your refrigerant line, it is compressed in the outdoor unit, which raises its temperature. Then, this excess heat is expelled into the outside air. As the refrigerant reenters your house, it is expanded, which causes it to cool. By the time the refrigerant reaches the condenser coil, which sits just above your blower motor, it is cold to the point that the air moving over the coil can release heat into the refrigerant, which lowers the temperature of the air. Then, the air...

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