gesunde Raumluft

Optimal air humidity in
office space

40-60%

NATURAL.
HYGIENIC.
HEALTHY.

Comfort zone 40-60 %

The healthy indoor climate in offices.

If one enthuses about a "good climate" in the office, this usually describes the human interaction between employees. But the appreciation that a company shows its employees also makes a decisive contribution to a "good climate". In addition to the ethical obligation, it is therefore also an economic decision to protect the health of the employees in the best possible way and to promote their general well-being. After all, employees make a decisive contribution to the success of a company with their know-how and commitment.

 

Scientific findings show that the indoor climate has a major influence on the health, well-being and performance of employees. The comfort zone of a person lies between 40 and 60 % in relation to the relative humidity (RH). Between these two values, people feel comfortable, perform well and stay healthy. 40-60% relative humidity is the optimal room air in the office.

Health aspect

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Best function of our natural protection

Optimally moistened mucous membranes in the nose and mouth protect employees and customers from the penetration of particles, bacteria and viruses into their airways.

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Transmission rate of viruses drops

The transmission rate of viruses via the air is reduced because virus particles form larger droplets at a humidity level of 40-60 % and thus sink to the ground faster.

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Shorter survival time of viruses

The survival time of viruses on surfaces is reduced at an air humidity of 40-60 %. Viruses with a fat cover (e.g. corona viruses) are most unstable under these conditions.

General well-being

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Better hydration
of the skin

The skin's state of hydration is in the optimal range at an air humidity of 40-60 %. Complaints such as itching and skin irritation among employees and customers are reduced.

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Lower evaporation rate of the eyes

At an air humidity of 40-60 %, significantly less moisture evaporates via the eyes. This means that the eyes of employees and customers are better protected against dehydration.

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Stress level, sleep quality, activity

A humidity of 40-60 % leads to less stress symptoms and improves the conditions for physical  activities of employees and customers.

Performance

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Improved concentration ability

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Fewer symptoms
of fatigue

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Increased
motivation

Employees and customers who feel good in the office and enjoy good health thanks to healthy indoor air are demonstrably more concentrated, more alert and more motivated. Performance improves with the increase of exactly these three factors.

The advantage for your company:

  • Best health protection for employees and customers
  • Increased well-being of employees
  • Prevention of disease transmission
  • Reduced stress level
  • Fewer symptoms of fatigue
  • Increase in productivity
  • Lower sickness rate

A stable comfort zone 40-60 %

With heating in autumn/winter, the relative humidity decreases.

Keeping the humidity stable in our comfort zone at 40-60 % is not always easy and can only be reliably guaranteed by controlled humidification of the indoor air. Especially in autumn and winter, we quickly leave the optimal range between 40 and 60 % relative humidity due to the regular and necessary exchange of the heated indoor air with colder outside air. This is because cold air can physically absorb less moisture than warmer air. If this outside air now enters a warm room and warms up from, for example, 0 °C to 22 °C, the relative humidity (RH) of this heated air cannot exceed approx. 20 % in the end. This means that in winter, the supply of fresh air inevitably leads to a reduction in the humidity of the indoor air and to leaving the comfort zone of 40-60 %.

For this reason, the German Building Climate Association (FGK) recommends that planners, architects and operators of buildings supplement ventilation systems with professional air humidification systems to control the humidity and ensure a healthy indoor climate.

 

Our systems for air humidification in offices.

HygroMatik Flexline
HygroMatik FlexLine Steam humidifiers
HygroMatik FlexLine Steam humidifiers

Humidification principle:

Isothermal, temperature remains unchanged during humidification

 

Water quality:

  • Tap water of different qualities
  • Demineralised water
  • Partially softened water

 

Installation:

In the ventilation system or directly in the room

 

Special features:

Special ease of use through touch control

HygroMatik Standardline
HygroMatik StandardLine Steam humidifiers
HygroMatik StandardLine Steam humidifiers

Humidification principle:

Isothermal, temperature remains unchanged during humidification

 

Water quality:

  • Tap water of different qualities
  • Demineralised water
  • Partially softened water

 

Installation:

In the ventilation system or directly in the room

 

Special features:

Compact dimensions

HygroMatik Ministeam
HygroMatik MiniSteam Steam humidifiers
HygroMatik MiniSteam Steam humidifiers

Humidification principle:

Isothermal, temperature remains unchanged during humidification

 

Water quality:

Tap water of different qualities

 

Installation:

Directly in the room

 

Special features:

Integrated quiet-running ventilation unit

HygroMatik HPS
HygroMatik HPS High pressure system
HygroMatik HPS High pressure system

Humidification principle:

Adiabatic, humidifies and cools simultaneously

 

Water quality:

Fully demineralised water without additives

 

Installation:

In the ventilation system

 

Special features:

Special ease of use through touch control

HygroMatik  LPS
HygroMatik LPS Low pressure system
HygroMatik LPS Low pressure system

Humidification principle:

Adiabatic, humidifies and cools simultaneously

 

Water quality:

Fully demineralised water without additives

 

Installation:

In the ventilation system

 

Special features:

Compact dimensions

HygroMatik  DDS
HygroMatik DDS Pressurised steam system
HygroMatik DDS Pressurised steam system

Humidification principle:

Isothermal, temperature remains unchanged during humidification

 

Feed steam quality:

Black steam or pure steam

 

Installation:

In the ventilation system

 

Special features:

Integration into existing pressurised steam network

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