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Mikael Börjesson

What do we mean by "dry air"?

We all know "dry air" - but what is it that we perceive and exactly how dry air affects people is less known. Nonetheless research indicates that a well-balanced indoor air humidity can alleviate some of the problems with perceived dry air.

Swegon

Read our white paper on humidity

Humidity affects properties, materials and our well-being. However, requirements regarding relative humidity in current building standards varies significantly from country to country, and are many times very limited. More focus needs to be put on controlling humidity in buildings and naming …

Mikael Börjesson

Have we gone too far in avoiding humidity?

Humidity can have a positive impact on our health but is still often ignored when designing indoor environments. Too dry air can cause dry throats, chapped lips and facilitates the spread of viruses. Is it time to re-evaluate the cost for the society of having buildings with too dry indoor air?