Heat recovery ventilator / Discussions

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

...Heat recovery ventilation systems do reduce the levels of radon gas in homes, and an HRV or ERV is important for any reasonably well sealed house to provide fre...

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

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

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

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

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

...Heat Recovery Ventilator and Energy Recovery Ventilator for those not familiar) comes down mostly to climate , and a wee bit lifestyle, since an ERV extracts mo...

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

Should I get an HRV or an ERV?

...Heat 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 ...

Posted by RUPINDER ARORA March 12, 2021, 10:23 a.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

Are there auto balancing ERV/HRV system?

...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 functions ...

Posted by Aldoogie Feb. 15, 2021, 3:56 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 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 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 Robert J. Pierson Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 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?

...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 backflow flue gases are...

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

...heat/cooling on the outside. So I think we are on a better track. Electrical, still need to find someone who understand EMF issues, likely background in EU set ...

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