31 Dec '12, 8pm

Questions on heating upper floor and controlling indoor humidity #green

We just bought a house in Seattle (2000 sq ft. 2 floors + basement) that has an integrated water/forced air heat ducted system on the main floors and basement and convectair wall heaters on the upper floors. We are looking at improving our energy efficiency and also controlling humidity issues we are having (in the 55-60% range on the 2nd floor and basement) We just had an energy audit done and our contractor recommended the following: - attic insulation and seal - a single unit Daikin Quartenity DHP that can be used to set the humidity level, positioned at the top of the stairs (pointing down the hall) - Panasonic whispergreen fans in the upstairs bathroom and basement bathrooms I have a few questions that would be great to get advice on: 1. Would it be worthwhile installing the DHP on the upper floor? We don't spend a lot of time up there (bedrooms only) and I'm wonderin...

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