Most “efficient” location for a dehumidifier in a house
I run a portable dehumidifier probably 60% of the year in my bungalow.
I was wondering how much the ambient conditions affect efficiency?
The dewpoint of the air in the house is relatively constant, but the %rh is higher in the basement due to lower temperatures.
Is it best to minimize the sensible load on the dehumidifier by placing where the ambient temperature is closest to the dewpoint (assuming a constant dewpoint)? Or will the lower ambient temperature (maybe 19C instead of 22C upstairs), cause the dehumidifier to cycle more for frost protection?
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