An air conditioning unit

Cooling systems like air conditioning can lower the humidity in your home environment.

A central heating system

Central heating systems can also help to create dry air in your home environment.

Highlighting the effects of dry air on the human body

Dry air – the effects.

Eyes, nose and throat

Natural protective barriers to the respiratory system are deprived of moisture, which can result in increased susceptibility to airborne viruses like cold and flu.

Dry skin.

Dehydration of the outer epidermis can result in dryness, irritation and itching, inflaming eczema and other dry skin conditions.
Visual representation of humidity levels

What is the correct level of humidity?

Humidity is water vapour in the air. The amount of water vapour the air can hold changes as it cools or increases in temperature. Relative humidity (RH) is a measure of this amount – and maintaining the correct level can support your well-being.

Dyson AM10 Humidifier

Kills 99.9% of bacteria for hygienic humidification.²
With even room coverage.

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Dyson AM10 humidifier with Ultraviolet Cleanse technology

Hydrates the air with 99.9% bacteria-free hygienic mist²

Using Dyson's new Ultraviolet Cleanse technology, the Dyson humidifier exposes water in its tank to an ultraviolet light. This three minute treatment cycle kills 99.9% of bacteria in the water, including E. coli, before any moisture leaves the machine.²

Asthma and Allergy Foundation, British Skin Foundation, Quiet Mark

The Dyson humidifier is approved by these independent foundations.