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How to Choose between an HRV and ERV system
HRV and ERV

Choosing between an HRV and an ERV

...between an ERV and an HRV? How to choose between an HRV and an ERV? How much fresh air is required in homes and the best way to provide it are impor...

Condensation on windows leads to mold & mildew in homes, ERV & HRV systems help
Ventilation

Ventilation & air exchangers

...and energy standards, while improving indoor air quality and reducing total HVAC ratings and energy requirements. ERV technology is not only an effective mean...

Living green wall
Healthy indoor air quality

Living walls: what they do and don't do

...Choosing non-toxic paint , Choosing non-toxic floor finishes to protect indoor air quality , and the Difference Between an HRV and an ERV to ensure proper home ...

Slab on grade or a foundation and basement?
Foundation choices

Choosing between a slab-on-grade or a foundation and basement

...an all be done cheaper. Laying out plumbing and wiring on a flat surface is a lot easier than drilling a thousand holes and fishing wires through studs and jois...

Preventing radon gas in homes starts with testing for radon - the only sure way
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Radon Gas Awareness - Up to 10% of North American homes tested have unsafe radon levels

...and Choosing Between The Difference Between an HRV and an ERV to protect the indoor air quality of your home. Find all you need to know about Green Home Constru...

HEPA filters & SMART Air Filters catch airborne dust, pollen, allergens, virus
Healthy indoor air quality

Buying guide for home air filters in furnaces - HEPA, SMART or Regular?

...aned regularly, and get a proper air filter. To do that, just find the make and model number of your air-handling units and buy a MERV rated filter suited for w...

Correctly installed Triple pane south facing windows on Ecohome's Demo House
Windows and doors

Installing doors & windows for the best performance in high efficiency homes, LEED & Passive House

...and taped appropriately and to code so that water that wants to run downhill can do so rather than accumulate and that it is directed towards the exterior of th...

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...HRV or ERV unit rather than a roof vent that can freeze up and be hard to check and keep clear. Fit a high efficiency and appropriately sized dehumidifier – O...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...ane tanks, foam panels and tens of thousands for a solar array and battery backup system. You'll need a lot more than tires, dirt and pop cans. For an example o...

custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
Kitchens

Formaldehyde-Free Green Kitchen cabinetry for a Non-toxic Home - Price Comparisons

...and the price will probably be a pleasant surprise too. Market demand is such that as more people demand healthier and more eco-friendly building materials, t...

Passive House certification - PHI or PHIUS? The Spring House Passive House
Passive House

Everything you need to know about Passive House certification

...angers (HRV and ERV ) . PHI set up its own proprietary method of evaluating air exchangers to make an enlightened choice between HRV & ERV and among certified m...