Humidity and human health

Humidity and health – The ideal level of relative humidity for humans in terms of comfort and health is RH = 40-60%.

Too dry air

Dry air irritates the mucous membrane of the upper respiratory tract and makes breathing difficult. This can consequently lead to a decrease in immunity and worse work of the immune system. In addition, it can cause skin problems such as itching, inflammation, atopies or worsening skin allergies. Dry air also increases dust in the environment, the lifting of dust and dust in the air adversely affects the quality of the air we breathe. In conditions of humidity at the level of 40-60%, it is easiest to concentrate and the feeling of fatigue is reduced.

Humidity and Health - Dry air increases dust

Too humid air

Too high humidity is the cause of a feeling of shortness of breath, fatigue, causes distraction, and also promotes the development of spores of mold fungi. It also contributes to the intensification of headaches, joints or muscles.
That is why it is so important to use appropriate fog humidification systems to ensure an adequate level of air humidity in the company.

See also

About air humidification