When you attach the climateline, you can change it to either auto or to manual. With auto, you get the one choice and that's the 60 - 85. With the manual, you can choose the temp of the hose and the temp of the water. I think that's how it goes.
I only do the auto 'cause I'm blonde and like it simple. During the winter, if we have the heater really going and the house is dry, I crank it up to about 76F, sometimes higher if it has been cold for many days. If it is more humid, as in we've had rain and not snow, then I turn it down or even off.
Some people say they like the Climateline because it warms up the air for them. Some say they never notice the difference. One of these days my brother (who also lives in NJ) and I will do some temp tests to figure it out.
The humidifier uses a sensor to determine the relative humidity in the room. If you use a humidifier in the room already, it may not get the water that warm anyway. A Climateline may not be necessary but it may warm the air up for you further. Maybe.
Some people never use their humidifier. Some use it year round. It depends on your comfort level.
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I use my humidifier year-round and I also use the ClimateLine hose and love it; I don't have any rainout, which is what the heated hose is for.
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