1.2.22 Installation of humidity sensors

1.2.22 Installation of humidity sensors



A humidity sensor and fan control detects excess humidity in a room and automatically activates the ventilation fan to reduce excess condensation. The device features an easily adjustable setting for sensor sensitivity, humidity level and automatic time out which can be set to meet the specific ventilation needs of a room.


  • Reduce the appearance of mold and mildew

  • Provide a more comfortable environment

  • Reduce energy usage by automatically operating the fan only when needed, reducing continuous or unnecessary use


  • Only applicable in buildings with mechanical ventilation

Economic assessment

Initial investment: low.

References and best practices

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Environment or playable world:

  • Residential

  • Academic

  • Offices

  • All

Carried out by:

  • Public building users

  • Owners

  • Operators

  • All

Reduce consumption of:

  • Heating

  • Cooling

  • DHW

  • Lighting

  • Electric devices

Type of driver:

  • Physical environmental

  • Contextual

  • Psychological

  • Physiological

  • Social

Time framework:

  • Short term
  • Long term

Type of measure:

  • Envelope
  • HVAC
  • DHW
  • Lighting
  • Electrical devices
  • Other
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