Home ventilation / Discussions

Is there a small ventilation HRV/ERV for a camper van?

...ventilation system as it's a quicker and more economical way of ventilating Tiny Homes, and so many we see for sale have nothing! They're also great for problem...

Posted by Ron Timmins June 6, 2020, 8:05 a.m. Tiny house 4 Responses

What are your thoughts about incorporating natural ventilation techniques into the heating/cooling/ventilation design of a house?

...ventilation (stack effect, night flushing, cross ventilation) along with mechanical ventilation (HRV or ERV) for a mixed mode ventilation strategy? Is there m...

Posted by dean c Jan. 18, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

Can you recommend consultant for hire to optimize tiny home build?

...home and make it as efficient as possible. So we'd like to hire a consultant to optimize passive solar, ventilation, and other aspects. Do you have a list of re...

Posted by Felicia Hobert July 20, 2020, 5:39 p.m. Tiny house 3 Responses

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

...home? There are lots of articles explaining the importance of balanced ventilation in tight homes, seems like air quality could/should be improved in older leak...

Posted by joe cruikshank Feb. 8, 2020, 12:08 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

How to fix condensation on ceilings?

...home) and we notice condensation on the ceilings. The house also had plywood soffits with minimal ventilation. After investigating, we discovered that the attic...

Posted by Jessica Sadler Nov. 13, 2019, 11:48 a.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

Can I regulate my heat/ air exchanger?

Every wnter I get very sick. I threw out all my flowers and tore up carpet in out rec room and had them come in and professionally clean out our ventilation du...

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

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

...home is a great source of tips and info for older home maintenance! The cheapest and more effective way to remove humidity from a basement is without a doubt, a...

Posted by Robert J. Pierson Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses

Do you need an HRV or ERV in a 68 year old home?

I have a 68 year old house with brick exterior walls and plaster interior walls. I'm assuming the insulation is rock wool with paper. My house can get dry in t...

Posted by Gary Szymkowski Nov. 1, 2020, 10:11 a.m. Ventilation 0 Responses

What is the best ERV on the market ?

...home starts with choosing between an HRV and and ERV (Heat Recovery Ventilation and Energy Recovery Ventilation), but it seems you’ve done that. If not, see her...

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

What type of HRV ventilation system should I use?

So I have a 7 1/2 ton unit I am installing in a commercial doctors office they have a surgery room that needs 20 cycles of fresh air per hour what type of reco...

Posted by Erik Baardsen March 16, 2021, 7:14 p.m. HRV and ERV 0 Responses

How do you solve high humidity issues in a home?

...home built in the 1950's. Over time, the home was remodled. The remodle resulted in 1 AC/Furnace unit for the basement/main level and a 2nd AC/Furnance for the ...

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

Do I need ceiling fans if I have an HRV?

...home as well, certainly if it can be done during other renovations without great effort. An HRV does not provide the same amount of circulation as a ceiling fan...

Posted by S McIntyre April 2, 2019, 10:01 p.m. Ventilation 1 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 2 Responses

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

...home as new homes now would likely be required to have ventilation equipment to meet regional building codes. There is one excellent solution for retrofitting...

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

What are the best air-quality solutions for processing cigarette smoke?

I purchased a 2nd-story townhome and, only after moving in, I discovered cigarette smoke coming in through the framework from the downstairs neighbor. Outside ...

Posted by Jordan Hoffman March 18, 2021, 2:37 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 0 Responses

What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?

...home. I've done research on contracting, home building, Passive House Certification, etc. I'm by no means an expert but I have some knowledge that would make me...

Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 Responses

Is it normal that condensation forms on the windows of my new home?

...ventilation unit yet that is likely part of the problem, as moisture you generate in the home (through washing, cooking and bathing) increases the overall level...

Posted by Kevin Newman April 19, 2017, 10:30 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses