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Old 06-25-2010, 04:19 PM
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I bought a 70pint dehumidifer for my basement, I just found out it is blowing out warm air. I have a 30 pint dehumdifier, it blow out cool air.
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Old 06-25-2010, 04:41 PM
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They both should take out humidity that should make the air feel cooler but not really cool the air as to temperature . Likely if it adds warmth to the air its picking up heat from the device itself;I woud think.
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Old 06-25-2010, 04:48 PM
Location: Grosse Ile Michigan and Sometimes Orange County CA
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Dehumidifiers blow out warm air. It is part of the way they work. If you have one blowing out cold air, it is probably not working. If you want a dehumidifier that blow out cold air, get an airconditioning unit. They also dehumidify. However they also discharge a lot of heat. that is why the compressor is usually outside.
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