For the most part, manufacturers build 65-70 pint dehumidifiers for commercial or industrial use. For this reason, the very best models are built from heavy duty materials, and are pretty large in size.
Because of the amount of moisture a unit like this is capable of removing from the air, it does need space to do this. For example, a back exhaust model will require 12 inches of space around it and top exhaust models will need at least 8-10 inches around them because air circulation is important. … [ Read More ]
Due to the fact that up to 70 pints of water can be collected in a 24 hour period, it’s probably best to have one that’s equipped with a pump. Not only will this ensure continuous operation, it will also eliminate the need to empty heavy tanks of water. Lots of manufacturers also include an automatic de-ice option as units of this size operate in low temperatures, and can suffer with freezing parts.
The Danby DDR700 is one of the most reasonably priced humidifiers of this size on the market and the company has been commended for the features available. The Friedrick D70BP is slightly more expensive but comes with an inbuilt drain pump and is energy star rated. [ Minimize ]