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Humidity Control – A Day In The Life

When I meet new people, they often ask about what I do for a living. It’s just polite after all. And because I work in quite a niche industry, it’s often difficult to explain what an average day looks like for me. The truth is that since we service so many industries and sectors, a […]

Why Wood Processing Needs Humidity Control, Not Just Temperature Control

If you’ve ever lived in a house with wooden doors and doorframes (and we’re going to presume you have), you probably know how much temperature can impact wood. When it gets cold, wood tends to swell, and when it’s warm out, it shrinks back. But did you know that it’s not really anything to do […]

Solving Humidity Issues In Manufacturing

As seasons change and temperatures begin to vary from day to day (don’t you love British weather?), manufacturing facilities, processing plants and other manufacturers may notice their HVAC system alternating between heating and cooling, sometimes on an hourly basis. But even with the best in-house climate control system, temperature swings can create unique issues for […]

2019 In Review

Well. We’re nearly at the end of another year, and what a year 2019 has been.   For us at Humidity Solutions, it’s been a year of growth, change and exciting new challenges. The main feature of our year is that we have been able to report double digit growth for the 11th year in […]

Lithium Battery Manufacturing – Why Is Humidity Important?

There are plenty of examples we could give of mainstream product manufacturing or use that are obvious candidates for humidity solutions. Pharmaceuticals, food and even IT equipment to name a few. But what if we told you that sometimes it’s the least obvious areas of the industry that require the most support, and it’s one […]

Demystifying The Dehumidifier

When it comes to choosing a dehumidifier, for either your home or your work, you will not be short of options! The market is full of different makes and models of dehumidifier, each designed to do something slightly different, or to work in a specific environment. This range means you are more likely to find […]

Data Centre Humidity Control (And Why It Matters)

Every piece of data centre equipment and every human on earth is engulfed by an ocean of air. This fact is taken for granted to be good for humans, but under certain circumstances the air surrounding IT equipment can be harmful to internal electronic components and lead to failure and downtime. That’s why humidity is […]

How Humidity Affects Whisky

Once you discover a good whisky, it becomes very easy to amass a collection of bottles. Whisky can take you on a tour of the world, exploring the globe’s best whisky-producing nations and building up your pallet in a rich world of flavour. Even if you’re not a huge fan of the smooth, amber drink […]

6 Questions To Ask When Designing Your Humidity Solution

You might think that when it comes to humidity solutions, it’s all out of the box machines installed into different buildings. Sure, there are some complications, but mostly it’s pretty straightforward, right? Wrong. At Humidity Solutions, every single one of our installations has been custom designed to meet client requirements. Depending on what type of […]

Humidity In Food Production: Baking And Bread

Welcome to part 3 of our humidity in food production series, where we look at all the areas of food production that rely heavily on humidity control. If you haven’t read the first few already, you can read part 1 here (crops and harvesting), and part 2 here (meat production). But today, we wanted to […]

The Role Of Humidity In Indoor Air Quality

We all know that humidity is vaporized water in the air. Relative humidity refers to the percentage of water vapor in the air at a given temperature, compared with water vapor that the air is capable of holding at that temperature. When the air at a certain temperature has all the water vapor it can […]

The Role Of Humidity Control In Meat Production

In our last blog, we talked about the role humidity control plays in our produce industry. More specifically, how humidity control systems help keep crops fresh from the moment they are picked to when they hit your dinner table. If you haven’t read that one yet, you can find it here. Today we wanted to […]

Humidity Control – Keeping Crops Fresh From Farm To Table

The EU currently dedicated over 2.2 million hectares to growing vegetables and leafy produce, and over 3.2 million hectares to growing fruits. This produce is then picked, packed and shipped to countries all over the world – including the UK. But have you ever wondered how farmers and logistics companies manage to keep crops fresh […]

It’s Time To Standardise Workplace Air Quality

Over the last 5-10 years, people have been working indoors a lot more, for longer periods of time, and spending less time outdoors. This change in behaviour has had a knock-on effect on a lot of things, from our overall activity levels to vitamin D deficiency becoming much more common. But one of the things […]

Controlling Infections Through Relative Humidity

It’s a generally agreed fact that infections are bad. We go to extraordinary lengths to avoid getting infected, whether it’s a common cold or something much more serious. Out in the world, there might not be too much we can do to prevent it, but in certain environments infection control and prevention is an absolute […]

Creating The Ideal Conditions For Hot Yoga

Over the last few years hot yoga has grown in popularity, transforming from a single practice called Bikram Yoga dating back to the 1970s into a worldwide fitness trend. The idea is simple. You do yoga, but in a warm and humid environment. This is designed to make you sweat a lot, detoxifies your skin […]

Humidity’s Hidden Impact

It might not feel like it right now, but the UK is once again facing some recording-breaking temperatures this summer. And so the main question on everyone’s mind’s will soon be, how do we keep our workplaces cool and comfortable, without wasting money, energy or resources? It’s a question that comes up every year, so […]

Protecting Print With Humidity Control

Printing presses are fickle things. So is finishing equipment, cutting equipment, and all the other equipment that a printing company uses on a daily basis to provide their services. This equipment can be very sensitive to changes in temperature, humidity and atmospheric pressure. The problem is, printing companies have invested a lot of money in […]