Heat recovery / 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 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 2 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

What is the best ERV on the market ?

...Heat Recovery Ventilation and Energy Recovery Ventilation), but it seems you’ve done that. If not, see here first – Which is best for a home, and ERV or HRV? ...

Posted by Brandon Phelps April 18, 2020, 12:09 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

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

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 2 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 2 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

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

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 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 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

Can an HRV be installed in a condo?

We live on the 2nd floor of a condo high rise which is located quite close to the garbage room and the odours and chemicals make obtaining fresh air from openi...

Posted by Eugene Tam June 29, 2020, 7:42 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 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

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

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 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