[Greenbuilding] indoor humidity levels and how to lower them without electricity?

Gennaro Brooks-Church - Eco Brooklyn info at ecobrooklyn.com
Thu Dec 29 14:34:51 PST 2011

Just thinking off the top of my head but what about a bucket of
dessicant that you switch out with another and let dry somewhere else.

Gennaro Brooks-Church
Director, Eco Brooklyn Inc.
Cell: 1 347 244 3016 USA
22 2nd St; Brooklyn, NY 11231

On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 5:27 PM, Reuben Deumling <9watts at gmail.com> wrote:
> Indoor humidity in my house this time of year fluctuates between about 50
> and 60%. When we dry our laundry it briefly spikes to the mid-sixties. I've
> never thought of this range as humid/too moist, but reading a bit about this
> I see that below 50% is considered optimal/preferred. I am not inclined to
> run a dehumidifier. Are there other tricks for lowering humidity indoors?
> A few devices I don't have that come to mind are fans for stove and shower.
> But I'm not sure where they'd get the makeup air.
> Thoughts?
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