WHO is the IW25 in wall dehumidifier created for? Specifically designed for multifamily housing apartments but extremely beneficial in student housing, residential developments, resorts, condos and more! MOLD is a contentious subject these days and a BUZZ word within the multifamily industry. If you are a property manager, developer, general contractor, architect or mechanical engineer… …Read More
With today’s upgrades and improvements to heating and cooling systems the secondary benefit is now non-existent. Thankfully, HVAC systems are much more energy efficient and blasts colder air in shorter increments. There is nothing wrong with the improved upgrades. In fact, it is doing exactly what it is created to do, cool the air in less time. As a result of these new improvements, there is a rise with mold issues within indoor living spaces.
Shortly after traditional HVAC units were introduced in Japan around the 1950’s, it was realized that the bulky and loud systems needed a redesign to meet the needs of smaller homes built close together. Developed as an alternative, mini-split systems were created as heating and cooling systems that allow the temperature of individual rooms or …Read More
We are excited to announce that the IW-25 Dehumidifier that protects your property and investment against excess moisture is getting an upgrade. Now Featuring a shallower design for versatility with IN Wall or ON Wall installations. The IW-25-4 Mold Defender is designed for higher efficiency and performance with upgraded features including aluminum coils, a MERV 8 washable filter, alternate power and drain routing and a 5 year warranty.
Condensation will form on surfaces when the air has an excess of moisture. The temperature directly affects the amount of moisture air can hold before saturation. Once air becomes saturated condensation will take place. The ability of air to hold water vapor increases as it warms and decreases as it cools. Once air has reached …Read More
How control can prevent mold growth A Simple Solution to a Growing Problem Learn more about how controlling the moisture Protects your Investment. 1 EPA: A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture and Your Home www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-10/documents/moldguide12.pdf
Mold is everywhere and causes problems when it begins to grow inside. Reports of mold in student housing are becoming more and more common; a quick search on google for “mold in student housing” found over 6 million results. Mold remediation is possible but only focuses on the removal and cleaning of affected areas, so …Read More
As the demand for multifamily housing steadily grows, construction and building regulations are becoming tighter in an effort to create sustainable and energy efficient housing. Although efficiency is beneficial in many ways, the tighter envelopes make it nearly impossible for moisture to escape. As an architect, engineer, developer or general contractor you understand the importance …Read More
National Indoor Mold Society developed National Indoor Toxic Mold Awareness Month (NITMAM) “to inform, educate, and bring awareness about how exposure to indoor molds and mycotoxins can affect your health.” –Letitia Peters Mold and fungi are a natural part of the environment and can be found everywhere, growing indoors and outdoors. However, problems with mold …Read More
Virginia Housing Development Authority reveals changes to the QAP: Points Awarded for Providing Dehumidification System
The VHDA Qualified Allocation Plan offers 5 points for rehabilitations and new construction, providing permanently installed dehumidification systems in each unit. As the pioneers of multi-family housing dehumidifiers, the IW-25 In Wall / On Wall energy efficient dehumidifier resolves moisture issues by creating a consistent Relative Humidity (RH). The IW-25 runs independent of HVAC systems, …Read More