It probably needs free air space around it to fully dehumidify the room it's in, otherwise it may just dehumidify the enclosure it's in.
"When water vapor content increases in the moist air the amount of Oxygen and Nitrogen decreases per unit volume and the density decreases because the mass is decreasing.
Dry air is more dense that humid air!"
implies that you could mount the thing, properly supported and with a drain line, out of the way up near the ceiling. Since personal safety is involved, the supports should withstand 10x or more the weight of the unit.
Last edited by Wuzzat?; 01-31-2013 at 02:00 PM.