Heat recovery / Discussions

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

...heat recovery rate – meaning the percentage of heat recovered from exhaust air The decibel level of the unit to avoid noise pollution in homes if it is near l...

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

How do you install a ground loop for an HRV?

...heated or pre-cooled by exhaust air. No heating or cooling coil is present, you are simply running a fan, and a heat exchange takes place in the core. Read more...

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

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

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

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

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

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

...heat. With the most updated energy codes. We are just looking for the best air exchange system. Thanks, John How to choose between an HRV and ERV (Heat Recovery...

Posted by John Oakes Jan. 10, 2020, 11:04 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

Where can I buy an HRV in New York State?

I need an air 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 Ca...

Posted by Jarred Weaver July 29, 2019, 8:55 a.m. HRV and ERV 3 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

How do you install your own DIY radon mitigation system?

...heat recovery and fresh air at the same time. That puts the job in the hands of an HVAC installer. If you do plan to undertake a sub-slab removal technique, u...

Posted by Ariel Fridman Jan. 27, 2020, 10:59 a.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 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 2 Responses