“The ideal relative humidity in a home is 50%. Less than 20% or more than 80%, your health will start to suffer.”
But then, the debate continues: what is the best temperature?
Inevitably, disagreements and arguments will continue over the best temperature to have in your home. Science will never stop, and research continues tirelessly. There are a multitude of studies that have attempted, or are attempting, to shed light on the matter.
70 years ago, the Olgyay brothers published “The Bioclimatic Chart”: a pioneering chart that defines the concept of thermal comfort, taking account of temperature, humidity, wind, evaporation, and solar radiation; since then, there have been all sorts of studies and schools of thought, pointing in one direction or another.
Comfort and health surf from home range between 22º and 24ºC in the daytime, and between 18º and 20ºC at night.
But surely, for Feeling at ease, being comfortable and with less humidity at home, fireplaces are our best ally in the winter.
ELECTRIC FIREPLACES: DESIGN FIRE
We at Sototechnic take comfort very seriously, summer or winter, Aircon cooling and heating systems will help, but to create a cozy home in winter, nothing like a good fireplace…so, why not combine them?