Heat exchanger / Discussions

Can I regulate my heat/ air exchanger?

...exchanger and to check the hoses and see if there is any water in the. I did and they have been dry as a bone for about 10 years. He said the air exchanger is...

Posted by Paula Pearcey March 27, 2021, 6:28 a.m. Ventilation 0 Responses

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

...heater core that absorbs and releases heat. You can see more here- Lunos Ductless ERV heat recovery ventilation systems Thank you. You got this almost exact...

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

Can you preheat ERV inlet air?

...heat the ERV/HRV inlet air with a dedicated tube that runs through a heated slab? Similar to a geothermal heat exchanger concept. Yes, you can run what is calle...

Posted by A O April 6, 2020, 12:16 p.m. Ground-coupled heat exchanger 2 Responses

Can you do an update on Ecohome’s new demo house?

...heat exchanger for heating the hot water tank instead. Is the closed loop system maintained when diverting heat to the air/water heat exchanger for the water ta...

Posted by dean c Oct. 16, 2019, 2:04 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

How do you install a ground loop for an HRV?

...heat exchanger, and if it would be beneficial to have two, one on each side of the HRV. I understand using the ground loop fluid to preheat the air in the winte...

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

Where can I find a professional to remove mold from a basement?

...exchanger, or more heat. We don't want to make the wrong and expensive choice! Is there a professional designation to look for? Remediating a mold problem in a ...

Posted by Lorna Fraser Oct. 29, 2021, 8:06 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

What is the best way to do a radiant floor in an off grid house?

...heat loss by building super efficient, and if possible incorporate passive solar heating. As for radiant floor heating, a solar air heating panel is nothing but...

Posted by Julien Comtois Oct. 2, 2021, 11:21 a.m. Heating and cooling 6 Responses

Could a ductless heat recovery ventilator be used for radon mitigation?

...exchanger that would change my whole house air every hour or so could be the best soultion, hooked inline with my existing system. What are your thoughts? Heat ...

Posted by Jim B Feb. 20, 2021, 4:40 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses

Is moisture a problem in an unvented cathedral ceiling under a vented attic?

...heat mostly collects, and also how you will get the most benefit from a heat exchanger and balance temperatures in the house. But let us know why you are asking...

Posted by Kyle Burgmeier Oct. 25, 2021, 11:06 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

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

...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 considered a ce...

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

What is the best ERV on the market ?

...exchanger for a home starts with choosing between an HRV and and ERV (Heat Recovery Ventilation and Energy Recovery Ventilation), but it seems you’ve done that....

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

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

I need an air exchanger in a new studio, it's very tight, 350 square feet, and want to buy two Lunos HRV's. I need the cost per unit and the best locations for...

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

Can I use a solar thermal water heater to heat my pool in the summer and the floor of the garage that I am going to build?

...Heater Solar Thermal Water Heaters Solar Radiant Heated Floor Kit - Slab on Grade for LEED, Passive, ZNE Heating a Swimming Pool: Top 10 cost ...

Posted by Bill Loucks Oct. 5, 2019, 9:48 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

How do you solve high humidity issues in a home?

...Heat exchange? Whole house dehumidifer? HELP!

Posted by Megan McIntosh Jan. 6, 2021, 2:18 p.m. Ventilation 0 Responses

Where can I buy an HRV in New York State?

...exchanger that moves 1500 CFM of air from from the outside with temperatures ranging from 0°Fahrenheit 2 an exhaust temperature of at least 55 Can you tell us w...

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

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

...heat pumps (see here) that may help you. In our demo houses we have used mini-split heat pumps as well as a heat pump water heater and we've been very happy wit...

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

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

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

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

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

...heat, and the cooling is all provided by a combination of air source heat pump and a heat pump water heater working in tandem . Our latest demo house we used ...

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