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Cooling Capacity Cooling capacity is the ability of a central air conditioner to remove heat from a room or space.  There are a few conditions to determine the cooling capacity for a particular room. One factor is the amount of space within the closed area. The...

The most popular and widely used dehumidifiers are refrigerative, but depending on your needs there are several very effective alternatives to help keep your interior property healthy, comfortable, and dry. Have you ever noticed the small packets of silica gel that are packaged with items like...

As a follow-up to our post about how a dehumidifier works, we wanted to help you, the consumer, know how to actually operate a dehumidifier. When you need to remove moisture from an interior space, choosing to use a dehumidifier to do the job is...

What is relative humidity? How do you measure RH? That miserable, oppressive feeling you experience while outdoors on muggy summer days is not necessarily caused by heat. Most likely, that energy-sapping sensation can be blamed on humidity. Since the human body cools when perspiration evaporates, the higher...

While enjoying an icy beverage on a steamy day, you may notice the beads of condensation forming on the outside of your glass. Why does this phenomenon happen? When air loses heat, it also loses its ability to retain moisture. Therefore a cooler surface pulls moisture from...

Rankin offers a wide range of state-of-the-art dehumidifiers that are ideal for a wide range of commercial applications for spaces big and small. Whether there is visible seepage on your property or you simply want to remove that unattractive musty odor that is often caused...

The comfort level differs among people, but most individuals feel most comfortable in an environment with a relative humidity (RH) between 40-60 percent. However, the relative humidity (RH) of your interior space generally should be between 30-50 percent. Most dehumidifiers come equipped with a humidistat...