Out door dew point determines inside dew point
Unoccupied home in FL is wet (+55%RH) or dry depending depending on the outdoor dew point.
The a/c is off and the home is unoccupied. Following quickly indicates an air change in 3-5 hours. Adding occupants raises the indoor humidity. Raising the indoor temperature lowers the indoor %RH. Significant cooling lowers %RH. Ultrimate control of the indoor %RH requires a good dehumidifier. Second graph shows same house occupied and dehumidified
Nov FL %RH dehu.pdf
FL DEC 12 no ac occupants RH.pdf
Bear Rules: Keep our home <50% RH summer, controls mites/mold and very comfortable.
Provide 60-100 cfm of fresh air when occupied to purge indoor pollutants and keep window dry during cold weather. T-stat setup/setback +8 hrs. saves energy
Use +Merv 10 air filter. -Don't forget the "Golden Rule"