Heat recovery ventilation / Discussions

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

...ventilation capacity), measured in CFMs, or cubic feet per minute Performance, or heat recovery rate – meaning the percentage of heat recovered from exhaust a...

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

What causes moisture on a ceiling in winter?

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

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

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

...heat 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...

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?

...ventilation core where incoming air is pre-heated or pre-cooled by exhaust air. No heating or cooling coil is present, you are simply running a fan, and a heat ...

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

is it possible to integrate an HRV system into an existing gas forced air HVAC system?

It is a Trane XL95 four speed blower and trane AC

Posted by richard gunderson Feb. 27, 2020, 2:35 p.m. Mechanical systems 0 Responses

When I use my stove hood I get smoke odours in my home, is that due to negative pressure and how do I fix it?

...ventilation system (heat recovery ventilator or HRV)? Lack of either of those and a newly installed stove hood we suspect are at the root of the problem How bac...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 12:37 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

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

The home inspector is looking up if anybody in Alberta has used lunos and passed inspection. We don't know of anyone that has used them in Alberta unfortunatel...

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

Can you Insulate a Cinder block basement foundation with Rockwool?

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

Posted by Victor B June 19, 2019, 11:41 p.m. Basements improvements 5 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 3 Responses

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

...ventilation section of our building guide .

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

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

...heat exchange takes place, Lunos units each have a ceramic core and their own individual fans. They work in pairs, with one unit blowing in while the other blow...

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

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

...heat recovery ventilation system , you may want to look into that as well. A house that old probably has nothing to protect the foundation from moisture, so t...

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

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

...ventilation work done, that starts with getting a second, and maybe third opinion. Thanks, yes we had another HVAC specialist in this morning. It was more of wh...

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