Choosing between an HRV and ERV / Discussions

What is the best choice for me, HRV or ERV?

...anks, John How to choose between an HRV and ERV (Heat Recovery Ventilator and Energy Recovery Ventilator for those not familiar) comes down mostly to climate, a...

Posted by John Oakes Jan. 10, 2020, 11:04 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Where can I buy an HRV in New York State?

...choosing between an HRV and ERV to see which type of unit may best suit your needs. This page about how to keep an HRV operating efficiently may be of value lon...

Posted by Jarred Weaver July 29, 2019, 8:55 a.m. HRV and ERV 3 Responses

Has anyone used Lunos Ductless HRVs in Alberta and passed inspection?

...ance Building Supply , they are the distributor and can offer you technical advice as well, if anyone can help you get it passed by inspectors it's probably the...

Posted by Michelle Dimaano Nov. 4, 2019, 12:41 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

What should I be looking for in a heat recovery ventilator?

...and I think I should install an HRV, I have on older home (1970s) and it doesn't have one, wondering what I should be looking for. thanks Choosing the right hea...

Posted by Adam Y. Dec. 11, 2017, 1:07 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Is an HRV or ERV system best in a cold climate?

...HRV or ERV is, first I would point you to this page we already have – Choosing between an HRV and ERV That should probably answer your questions, and you ca...

Posted by Michael Duncan Nov. 14, 2019, 3:53 a.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

What is the optimal setup for mechanical systems for slab on grade?

...choosing between an HRV and ERV The Edelweiss House (where we installed the mini-split heat pump for heating and cooling ) is a very well-insulated and airtig...

Posted by Dave Nuttall July 6, 2019, 9:42 a.m. Mechanical systems 1 Responses

How do you install a ground loop for an HRV?

...an, and a heat exchange takes place in the core. Read more about choosing between an HRV and ERV here. To soup that up a little, some builders will install a ...

Posted by Lee Watt July 10, 2018, 12:43 a.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

What is the best way to reduce humidity in a basement?

...and non-toxic green flooring product The Difference Between an HRV and an ERV Hi Frank, I would second the dehumidifier route, and as your climate...

Posted by Frank Cooper Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses

What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?

...and septic. My goal is to heat/cool with an ERV and mini split system, not radiant in floor. I have several questions about the merits of each option, and would...

Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

I have chronic illness from the air quality of my home, can you help determine if I need to replace the HVAC system?

...HRV maintenance, have a look and maybe you can find the problem - HRV maintenance: How to keep your HRV Clean & Efficient If your HRV or ducts were cleaned ...

Posted by Niki Harrison Sept. 6, 2019, 4:32 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses