The Essick MA1201 is the top whole house humidifier in 2014, according to Consumer Reports. Amazon users rated this humidifier four out of five stars, as of 2015, and it is listed as a number one best seller in whole room humidifiers.
The Essick MA 1201 humidifier is made to humidify areas as large as 2,500 square feet. It produces moisture by using a filter for evaporation and comes with a humidistat. The display provides a digital humidity reading and an indicator when the filter needs to be cleaned. The one negative aspect of this product is that the filter may need to be replaced periodically.