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Air Handler Sweating causing a leak into the ceiling?

8-21-19

HVAC  – Air Handler Sweating….

In a recent home check, I saw a spot on the ceiling that was highly suspect. The HVAC system (which is cold) is in the crawlspace (whcihabove the ceiling (which is hot) = condensation leaking into the ceiling. See the picture from the moisture meter.  Our client is 6,000 miles away. We are the their eyes and ears,  working with the vendor on remediation.

Here’s an article worth reading:  https://www.brighthubengineering.com/hvac/106542-stopping-air-handler-condensation/

Air Handler Sweating – How to Stop It and Why it Happens

For stopping air handler sweating successfully, the first thing you have to do is to find out the correct source of the sweating- I mean the component due to which it is sweating. Also, you have to be convinced about the fact that somehow at the source, humid air is coming into contact with cold metal.

Going Away?  We will visit your home regularly to do top/down, interior/exterior checks looking for issues.

We will then send you a report via email with pictures, details and recommendations.  Our team will be your eyes and ears when you are away.

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