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dehumidification

[‚dē·yü‚mid·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
The process of reducing the moisture in the air; serves to increase the cooling power of air.

dehumidification

1. The condensation of water vapor from air by cooling below the dew point.
2. The removal of water vapor from air by chemical or physical methods.
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The DMS also uses new compressor technology that consumes only as much electric power as necessary to dehumidify air based on its actual moisture content.
Air conditioners that are too large fail to properly dehumidify the space, reducing comfort and costing more to operate.
When a large number of machines are located in the same space, the best solution is to dehumidify the entire room.
Besides lighting replacements and centralized controls, the university chose to replace antiquated HVAC equipment in numerous buildings; cool and dehumidify the indoor swimming pool area, reducing corrosion as well as enhancing comfort; replace old bathroom fixtures with modern, water-saving models; and add solar film to windows in four facilities to reduce harmful ultraviolet rays, decrease solar heat gain and improve security by making it more difficult to see into the buildings.
markets prepackaged systems that both cool and dehumidify plant air by sending it through a film of salt brine.
Vehicle air conditioners are like small refrigerators that cool and dehumidify the air that flows into the passenger compartment.