Choosing between an HRV and ERV / Discussions

Should I get an HRV or an ERV?

...and HRV will transfer the humidity. Have a look on this page for more help choosing – Choose between an HRV and ERV, which is best for cold climates Ottawa ...

Posted by RUPINDER ARORA March 12, 2021, 10:23 a.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

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

...ans such as stove hoods and bathroom fan. We get this question a lot, here is a page that will help you choose - How to choose between an HRV and ERV And ...

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

What is the best ERV on the market ?

...Choosing the best air exchanger for a home starts with choosing between an HRV and and ERV (Heat Recovery Ventilation and Energy Recovery Ventilation), but it s...

Posted by Brandon Phelps April 18, 2020, 12:09 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 2 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 2 Responses

Do you recommend ERV or HRV system in mild climates or can do away with them?

...Choosing Between an HRV and an ERV . As for brands, we have used Van EE, Venmar, Lifebreath, Zehnder and other brands in our builds, we even used this system ...

Posted by Babak K Aug. 1, 2020, 7:12 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

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

...angers , some had no problem and some were refused. I think the best bet for anyone that wants to try Installing ductless HRV ERV ventilation systems to check w...

Posted by Michelle Dimaano Nov. 4, 2019, 12:41 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

Can you use an HRV or ERV for radon removal in a dirt floor basement?

...HRV or ERV - I would check price, efficiency, local availability and warranty to make a call on that. And you can see here for help choosing between an HRV and ...

Posted by Douglas Touart March 1, 2021, 5:15 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses

What type of hrv system should I put in a 4 year old home?

...and, not to mention choosing between and HRV and ERV, (heat recovery and energy recovery ventilation) . Units will have an ‘efficiency’ rating, meaning how much...

Posted by Ellen Murray Zappone Sept. 1, 2021, 4:35 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Should an HRV to ERV be the primary exhaust for bathrooms?

...any questions. Hope you can help -thanks! The difference between an HRV and an ERV is in the core of the machine itself , either one will remove humid air fro...

Posted by Doris Friesen Dec. 30, 2020, 1:10 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

How do you install a ground loop for an HRV?

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

Posted by Lee Watt July 10, 2018, 12:43 a.m. HRV and ERV 2 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

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 4 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 Robert J. Pierson 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

What is the right amount of insulation for a house?

...choosing your windows and ventilation system. Good luck! Choosing the right windows Thermal breaks in wall assemblies Choosing between ERVs and HRVs ...

Posted by Ryan Gerbrandt Feb. 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m. Passive solar home design 4 Responses

What is the best heating and cooling system for a slab on grade home?

...any radiant heated home needs an air exchanger to remove moisture and provide fresh air for occupants. I think any financial differences there may be in build c...

Posted by Matthew Gioia July 7, 2020, 11:03 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses