I've had a new Carrier furnace and humidifier installed a couple of
years ago. Things are working great, but I am somewhat concerned that
the humidity isn't being properly adjusted. It seems like it's really
all over the spectrum. I can adjust the humidistat to 45%, and I will
see 20% humidity inside. Or, I can adjust it to 5% on the humidistat,
and get 20% still. I know that it's working sometimes though because
the filter is wet with water.
I'm wondering, does it matter where the humidistat is mounted? They
mounted it on one of the furnace intakes on the outside. It looks
something similar to the picture on this page, but a little
Does it need to be mounted on the first floor, next to the thermostat,
in order to get an accurate reading? The one I have looks identical
Thanks in advanced for any information.