Ductless / Discussions

What is the best brand for ductless mini-split HVAC system?

...ductless mini split system as I'm undergoing a remodel of my home and making all appliances electric. 1) Is this a good idea? 2) what is the best brand for duct...

Posted by Babak K July 12, 2020, 11:22 p.m. Heating and cooling 2 Responses

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

...Ductless Air Exchangers , some had no problem and some were refused. I think the best bet for anyone that wants to try Installing ductless HRV ERV ventilation s...

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

What to do with two Lunos system with 2 installed on rocket switches that are working?

I have installed 30 lunos dual systems that are operated with rocket switches never had any trouble but now I have one out of the two in an apartment that will...

Posted by Boot Pendleton July 8, 2020, 4:57 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Lunos HRV - where can I buy them and get advice?

...Ductless HRV / ERV wall-insert ventilation systems are a great alternative to fully ducted HRVs with centralized cores. Particularly for renovation projects whe...

Posted by martin tierney Nov. 16, 2019, 4:57 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Is there a small ventilation HRV/ERV for a camper van?

...ductless ERVs , and they have a product called an E3 that may be well suited for providing ventilation to a tiny house or mobile camper van. I actually foun...

Posted by Ron Timmins June 6, 2020, 8:05 a.m. Tiny house 3 Responses

Air source heat pumps: Which brand has the best performance?

I need a 3 or 4 zone ductless air source system in the 24,000 BTU range. Suggestions? When looking for a heat pump for a home, we would recommend checking th...

Posted by Mike Brigham Jan. 22, 2020, 9:25 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

What does it take to get a water heater air-conditioner and heater mini-split?

...ductless system in our boiler heated house. Can we combine our efforts? I think you may be referring to this article here perhaps about the Edelweiss House wher...

Posted by Réal Paquin May 28, 2020, 12:44 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

Can hydronic radiant heating be a complete heating solution for a home?

I am proposing to install hydronic radiant heating on my subfloor to take it up a notch as I was also planning to install a ductless heat pump system. On furth...

Posted by Jeremy Peters Dec. 16, 2019, 1:13 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 Responses

What is the best way to make a row house in Montreal Quebec more energy efficient?

...ductless system with a zone for each floor? -hydronic underfloor heating for the main floor (seems feasible to install from basement ceiling) -new electric ...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Feb. 26, 2019, 9:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

Can you use a Lunos E2 HRV System to circulate air between two floors?

...ductless air exchanger (or ProductAir ductless ERVs ) to circulate air between 2 floors in a home would be a lot of money spent for nothing I think. Have you co...

Posted by Richard Kolla May 20, 2020, 1 a.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Can you help trouble shoot my Lunos HRV e2 system in my tiny home?

...ductless wall insert ERV is very different than norma l HRV's . Rather than having a centralized core where the heat exchange takes place, Lunos units each have...

Posted by L Dingwall May 24, 2018, 11:06 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

How do you add an Air Exchanger to a house with Hot Water Heat?

...ductless wall unit ERV. There are a couple of companies that manufacturer ERV wall insert ventilation systems that only require running a low voltage wire to ea...

Posted by Bob Engelhart June 17, 2020, 10:08 a.m. Ventilation 3 Responses

What are the HRV or ERV options for 40-yr 2-storey 2000 sq ft home?

...ductless wall insert ERVs and HRVs can be a more simple ventilation solution for older homes than gutting it to run ducts. Ductless wall insert ERVs for renov...

Posted by T Newell July 17, 2020, 1:59 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

How do you stop wood stove smoke from entering a home?

...ductless ERVs as they don’t require a lot of demolition to install compared to the work you’d need to do to install a ducted HRV or ERV. Have a look at this pag...

Posted by Don Leaver March 24, 2020, 10:49 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 4 Responses

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

...Ductless wall insert ERVs . I would see what is available regionally and base your decision on warranty, availability, cost, and its rate of efficiency, that in...

Posted by Babak K Aug. 1, 2020, 7:12 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

...ductless HRV or ERV, will you be doing that? Hemp insulation prices are going up by 50% as of October. Why cant Canadians buy this product? It is a camper van i...

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 3 Responses

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

...ductless mini-split heat pump is sufficient. It also depends on what you call comfortable - if you want to bring the temperature down to sub-arctic levels throu...

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

Improving the efficiency of a home built in 1978 during renovations, do I need an HRV?

...ductless HRV system for renovations can be a pretty appealing option since you don’t have to install duct work all around you house, you just need to run some l...

Posted by joe cruikshank Feb. 8, 2020, 12:08 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses