Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

The Smithsonian Institute is arguably the most important research and educational institution in the United States. Numerous museums, galleries, zoos and scientific
projects are operated there. The Institute‘s headquarters are located in a building called “The Castle” on Jefferson Drive in Washington.
A blend of late Romanesque and early Gothic typical of 19th century America, the imposing red sandstone Norman-style building was built in 1855.

The building houses all administration as well as a visitor centre with digital maps and interactive displays that answer questions.
Condair steam humidifiers ensure a pleasant and healthy room climate as well as optimum room humidity for conservation.


Steam humidifier with electrode heating

Condair EL

The EL series is the latest generation of well-known steam humidifiers from Condair. These products are the first choice whenever simple but reliable steam/air humidification is required.

Users of such installations look for simple and easy operation, and demand healthy, hygienically humidified breathing air. The Condair EL series steam humidifier meets these demands in an exemplary manner.

Further information on the Condair EL

Lattice electrodes with a large surface area

The proven electrode heating of Condair EL electrode steam humidifiers automatically adapts to the quality of the available drinking water with optimization of the unit’s water consumption in an ideal manner. The special lattice structure provides the heater electrodes with the largest possible surface area. The alloy used for the electrodes ensures reliable operation, effective steam production and a long service life in the installation.

Optimized steam distribution
is the key to success

Condair steam distributor
For normal requirements in spacious rooms
and at sufficient humidification distance
Condair OptiSorp
Steam distribution system for homogeneous
distribution over the shortest humidification distances
Condair BlowerPack
with ventilation unit for
direct room humidification

System layout
Electrode steam humidifier

PDF / Brochure: Condair EL electrode steam humidifier