Energy recovery ventilation / Discussions

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

...recovery ventilator or energy recovery ventilator. Calculating the fresh air requirements of a home as well as proper placement of ducts are not easy calculat...

Posted by Adam Y. Dec. 11, 2017, 1:07 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

Where can I buy an HRV in New York State?

...ventilation system would depend a lot on your climate zone. First I would recommend you look over this article about choosing between an HRV and ERV to see whic...

Posted by Jarred Weaver July 29, 2019, 8:55 a.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

What is the best ERV on the market ?

...energy star certified. Choosing the best air exchanger for a home starts with choosing between an HRV and and ERV (Heat Recovery Ventilation and Energy Recovery...

Posted by Brandon Phelps April 18, 2020, 12:09 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Are there auto balancing ERV/HRV system?

...energy recovery ventilator with my HVAC contractor. We will look at doing some form of energy audit to size the system. My greatest concern is how the ERV fun...

Posted by Aldoogie Feb. 15, 2021, 3:56 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

What causes moisture on a ceiling in winter?

...recovery ventilator or energy recovery ventilator) Do you use exhaust fans? (bathroom fan and stove hood) Does your stove hood vent directly outside or does...

Posted by Cheri Banet Jan. 23, 2020, 10:22 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

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

...ventilation systems to check with their munipality first to make sure it will pass. Michelle Dimaano, did you get an answer as to if anybody in Alberta has used...

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

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

...recovery ventilation (HRV) or a energy recovery ventilation unit . If so, a nice ductless HRV system for renovations can be a pretty appealing option since you ...

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

How do you install a ground loop for an HRV?

...energy savings. Especially as a house is often empty during the day when the greatest Solar energy gain is available to the SHWH. Is this theory correct or am...

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

Should I get an HRV or an ERV?

...recovery ventilator or ERV energy recovery ventilator, depends on the humidity of your climate and of your home. And ERV will keep the humidity on which ever ...

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

Can you Insulate a cinder block basement foundation with Rockwool?

...Recovery Ventilation / Energy Recovery Ventilation). The Rockwool insulation boards can go right against the CMU wall (Rockwool / mineral wool is not harmed b...

Posted by Victor B June 19, 2019, 11:41 p.m. Basements improvements 5 Responses

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

...recovery and energy recovery ventilation) . Units will have an ‘efficiency’ rating, meaning how much heat the recover before air is expelled from the home. You ...

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