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Getting drips of water from AC outlets in the winter?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 13, 2015 01:00 AM
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It is winter in NY! I am getting drips of water from one of the AC outlets and from one of the Air handlers upstairs. It can't be a roof leak because all the drips are coming from AC ducts. I am running a whole house Humidifier. The only outlet for this is downstairs. I get quite a lot of condensation on the downstairs windows. Could the dripping be caused by the humidifier? I don't recall seeing this in the summer.




 

 

It is winter in NY! I am getting drips of water from one of the AC outlets and from one of the Air handlers upstairs. It can't be a roof leak because all the drips are coming from AC ducts. I am running a whole house Humidifier. The only outlet for this is downstairs. I get quite a lot of condensation on the downstairs windows. Could the dripping be caused by the humidifier? I don't recall seeing this in the summer.

The root cause is because a surface has reached the “dew point” level aka where the surface is cool enough to allow condensation to form. Yes this could easily be...


 

 

 
 
 

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