Patent Number: 6,168,139

Title: Air flow activated control unit for a furnace

Abstract: An air flow activated humidifier for use in a ventilation system comprising a water evaporating means, displacing means engageable by the air flow of said ventilation system for displacing said water evaporating means, and activating means operably associated with said displacing means for activating said humidifier when said water evaporating means is displaced. A control system for a flow-through humidifier comprising a pivoting means, returning means, switching means and water valve. A method for humidifying circulated air using an air flow activated humidifier.

Inventors: Kennedy; Joseph A. (Brampton, Ontario, CA), Condo; Gerri M. (Brampton, Ontario, CA)


International Classification: F24F 6/02 (20060101); F24F 6/04 (20060101); B01F 003/04 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018