The Keystone KSTAD50B is part of the Dehumidifier test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Dehumidifier models like the KSTAD50B are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Water removal: Water removal measures pints per day removed under 80º F and 60 percent relative humidity as well as 70º F and 70 percent relative humidity. Models closest to claimed removal scored higher.
Humidistat accuracy: Humidistat accuracy is how closely humidistats came to keeping the humidity levels we set for them in our test chamber.
Energy efficiency: Energy efficiency measures kWh needed to remove a pint of water from the air; the fewer the kilowatts, the higher the score.
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