Guides for Ventilation Systems including Fans, HRV, ERV, Air Conditioning in High Efficiency Homes
Modern air-tight homes need mechanical air ventilation or circulation, especially when built to Passive House, LEED, Passive Solar or ZNE specifications (to mention a few Green Building certifications) or when reducing radon in homes. The following Ventilation Guides help make informed choices for Ventilation easier when building or renovating a home...
Where should you locate HRV and ERV exhaust vents?
Can anyone recommend a trusted HVAC designer in NH for a new build?
Do I need exhaust fans for bathrooms if I have an ERV that is connected to them?
Does an air exchanger affect indoor humidity levels?
What type of hrv system should I put in a 4 year old home?
Is installing a venting skylight to release hot air from my a home a good idea?
Do you need ventilation in a cold storage pantry in a high performance house?
Should our HRV keep our humidity lower than 40%, even in the cold months?
Should an HRV to ERV be the primary exhaust for bathrooms?
In this section you can learn why you need a Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV) or Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV) system in a modern house, how to choose between an ERV & HRV system for a Green Home, all about ceiling fans & air circulation or even why Cleaning HRV Units is such a Great Idea!