GeneralAire Humidifiers

Installing a GeneralAire Elite 570M Humidifier today you will learn how to install a general air 570 m humidifier for your safety all general air product installation should be performed only by a qualified contractor before beginning any installation or maintenance on an indoor air quality product be sure to shut off power and water […]
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GeneralAire Humidifier Unit 1042-LH
GeneralAire 1000A Humidifier, 120V
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GeneralAire 1000A Humidifier, 120V
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GeneralAire 570M Humidifier, 24V
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Installing a GeneralAire Elite 570M Humidifier

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today you will learn how to install a
general air 570 m humidifier
for your safety all general air product
installation should be performed only by
a qualified contractor before beginning
any installation or maintenance on an
indoor air quality product be sure to
shut off power and water first locate
and identify the following items in the
box installation manual and duct cutout
template for the humidifier mhx 3c
manual humidistat and if you are
installing a 570 a the GFX 3 automatic
humidistat a low volt
120 volts to 24 volts a self piercing
saddle valve water line adapter the 570
humidifier
you’ll also find your vapor pad inside
the humidifier assembled and ready to go
you’ll need the following tools a black
magic marker a selection of wire nuts a
selection of sheet metal screws a drill
with a quitter inch bit extension
measuring tape a screwdriver wire
cutters with strippers a pair of tin
snips adjustable crescent wrench copper
line cutters plastic PVC cutters
items not included in the box you’ll
need for the installation are 10 to 20
feet of 3/4 inch PVC rigid pipe and
several 3/4 PVC fittings like elbows
tees and 45 angle you should have PVC
glue and primer on hand also instead of
PVC you have the option to use hose as
your drain line
a 5-foot piece of 6-inch round sheet
metal pipe and a couple of 6-inch round
elbows and an a collar quarter-inch
copper tubing or quarter inch plastic
tubing for water supply 20 feet of 18 2
thermostat cable
start your installation by deciding
whether you want to install it on the
supply duct work or the return duct work
this decision depends how much room you
have for your installation a unique
benefit of the general air elite
humidifiers is the ability to change and
install the bypass from the left to
right side just pull the tab on the base
and the bypass damper assembly easily
lifts away simply insert on other side
first tear off the template and tape it
to the plenum ensuring it is level take
a magic marker and draw an outline
around the template remove the template
and using your tin snips cut the sheet
metal along the lines next we will
install the bypass a round piece of pipe
that comes from the side of the 570 m
connecting to the ductwork on the return
if you mount your unit on the supply
your bypass goes to your return or vice
versa hold the a collar up to the
supplied ductwork draw a circle around
the teeth of our a collar again use your
tin snips to cut out the hole next hold
the back housing of your m HX 3 C
humidistat to the ductwork above the
humidifier using your magic marker draw
a line around the humidistat housing
again cut out the hole with your tin
snips now that all three holes have been
cut out of the duct it’s time to first
install the humidifier separate the 5
summer TM cover and vapor pad frame from
the chassis
place the chassis on your humidifier
cutout to secure the humidifier slide
the unit onto the upper tabs first lower
it onto the bottom tabs it’s now locked
in place use sheet metal screws to
secure the base to the ductwork
utilizing the holes in the base next we
will a fix the bypass which allows air
to travel from one side of the ductwork
to the other start by installing the
take off work the toothed side of the a
collar into the ductwork bending each
tooth inside to secure it to the
ductwork next we install the pipe the
non crimped end fits into the bypass
measure slightly pass the crimped end to
slightly pass the crimped and on both
sides cut the round sheet metal to that
measurement using the tin snips the
finished bypass should connect the side
of the humidifier to the opposite
ductwork via the six inch round pipe and
if needed elbows secure the joints of
the duct work together with sheetmetal
screws using screws less than one inch
long on the bypass at the humidifier to
ensure the bypass turns freely now it’s
time to connect the water supply after
selecting a location to add your saddle
valve clamp the saddle valve around the
three-quarter copper pipe you chose for
water supply run your water supply line
from the saddle valve to the humidifier
securing it along the way connect the
water line to the saddle valve using the
compression nut and sleeve included in
the saddle valve kit be sure to use the
plastic sleeve for cold water supply on
plastic water supply and the copper
sleeve for hot water supply on the
copper line your water line runs down
the side of the humidifier to the inlet
of the solenoid tick off the compression
fittings and install the pipe tightening
the fittings back on with a crescent
wrench using the same method as the
saddle valve the water supply is now
setup
if using 5/8 tubing connect the tubing
to the drain nipple under the unit and
run the line to the designated floor
drain if using 3/4 PVC rigid pipe cut
the pipe as needed utilizing the PVC
fittings to run the drain line down to
the floor next is wiring use the
installation manual to select the wiring
diagram
applicable to the humidifier you were
installing and the furnace in the home
when the wiring inside the furnace is
completed run the part of the wire
outside the furnace from the solenoid
valve to the humidistat to the solenoid
valve install the wiring to the
humidistat using the common c and
normally-open
no terminals by using the included
female Spade terminals once the wiring
is connected clip the humidistat on to
the previously installed base now run
the wiring to the solenoid valve use
your wire strippers to strip the wire
use wire nuts to connect the wires to
the solenoid ensuring a snug connection
next you will insert your vapor pad
housing into the chassis the drain on
the drain pan should fit into the drain
of the chassis base push the vapor pad
into the chassis frame making sure the
pad assembly is secured by clicking the
assembly into the top of the frame place
the general air badge onto the cover of
the unit inside the badge frame before
completing the installation tasks the
570 open the damper
humidifier and furnace on watch to see
water travels through the solenoid and
down the drain when setting the initial
humidity level set the dial to amenity
levels between 40 and 60%
to increase humidity turn the dial
toward the 75% mark to decrease humidity
turn the MH x3c humidistat dial towards
the 10% mark always adjust in small
increments and allow two to three days
before making another adjustment as this
is the amount of time it may take for
humidity to reach the entire home if all
is running well your installation is
complete thank you for watching the
general air 570 m humidifier
installation video check out other
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GeneralAire Humidifier Review

Here are a few guidelines that will help you be a better online shopping customer: if you’re looking for an affordable humidifier, always read the full product details and product specifications before you make your purchase. Always ask what the return and replacement policies are before you purchase. Read through all the pages carefully and don’t just glance at the display photos; it may be too late by then.

Humidifiers that use steam to release moisture have been on the market for years. But have you ever considered buying a GeneralAire humidifier instead? GeneralAire humidifiers and related products have been around for many years. The brand has grown with experience, improving on technology as well as selecting the best brands and making them user friendly. The new steam humidifiers from GeneralAire are a leader in the HVAC industry. The design of the humidifiers makes them easy to clean and they come with a 10-year limited warranty which makes them even more trustworthy.

GeneralAire humidifiers are also a great choice because they are quiet to operate, yet they produce high humidity levels. No other brand or model will ever reach those levels naturally. The steam humidifiers from GeneralAire are easy to operate, but only if you know what you’re doing. Don’t take shortcuts in using it. Always follow the directions and don’t just “place” the humidifier somewhere without turning it on. The bypass valve ensures that there is complete control over the water supply of the whole-house humidifier unit.

When purchasing a humidifier, it is important to know that a high-quality unit should be able to provide a steady humidity level of around fifty percent. The GeneralAire humidifier pad can be used to add humidity into the air by turning on the hot water on the humidifier pad and leaving it to distribute warm air into the room. You should turn on the humidifier before using the generalize to ensure that the humidifier pad is heating the water evenly.

GeneralAire humidifiers also have a humidistat built-in, which allows you to adjust the moisture in the air by clicking a button on the humidifier’s humidistat. You can leave the humidistat on until you are ready to turn it off, then simply do so. This is an exceptional feature compared to other brands of humidifiers, which require you to switch the humidifier on and off every few hours. If you like your humidistat, it is recommended that you purchase a humidifier with a programmable humidistat. With most brands, you will be able to set your preferred humidity level and the humidifier will turn on at that setting and cycle through the cycles when you set it.

GeneralAire humidifiers are extremely energy efficient, especially if they have a solar-powered ionizer included. Because they run on low energy, they are incredibly quiet while operating, and they do not draw excess electricity. They will also run for approximately twenty-four hours straight without needing to recharge. They are designed to provide you with incredibly clean dry air and to filter out toxins and bacteria in the air, which is why they are so great for helping children remain healthy.

Dr. Jacob Rispler / Dr. Dave Miles. Last update on 2021-01-17 / Disclaimer: as an Amazon Associate a Community Clinic Association team earns from qualifying purchases.