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  • During the summer, optimal indoor moisture levels are between 30 and 40%. This will help prevent mold and indoor air quality issues.
  • In many circumstances, a humidity setting of 70% is sufficient; consult your home equipment advisors and physician to determine the maximum acceptable humidity level.
  • An ENERGY STAR certified portable dehumidifier can save consumers nearly $90 over the life of the unit, while avoiding more than 1,200 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions. An ENERGY STAR certified whole home dehumidifier can save consumers over $300 in its lifetime and avoid 4,100 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions.

*U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ENERGY STAR program

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