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The importance of Cleaning HRV intakes
HRV and ERV

How to keep your HRV clean and operating efficiently

...HRV about once a year, likely a bit less frequently to tell the honest truth. And when I do it, I inevitably tell myself to come sooner next time. I have an H...

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

Choosing between an HRV and an ERV

...HRV – just get one. For more articles on HRV & ERV Ventilation Systems, see here from the EcoHome Green Building Guides Whether to choose a HRV or ERV Sys...

DIY air exchanger installation video
HRV and ERV

DIY Lunos HRV air exchanger installation video

...HRV) system is very different than what people are probably used to seeing, where air is directed to a centralized core for a heat exchange before being exhaust...

Wildfire Smoke & How to Keep it Outside Homes
Healthy indoor air quality

How to keep wildfire smoke out of Green Homes with mechanical ventilation systems?

...HRV's and ERV's can reduce indoor pollutant levels by constantly changing the air in a building. However, this approach does not work when there is a wildfire i...

Heat Recovery Ventilation - Lunos video
HRV and ERV

Lunos ductless air exchanger

...HRVs) are an essential component of any air-sealed high performance home, bringing in fresh air and removing moisture. An HRV uses the heat in stale exhaust air...

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

Ventilation & air exchangers

...HRV? Mechanical ventilation systems are known as heat exchangers , HVACs (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) or HRVs (Heat Recovery Ventilators). The ...

Naugler House: the most energy efficient Passive House design in New Brunswick
Efficient home design

New Brunswick's most energy efficient home is Passive House designed

...HRV ventilation system , eliminating the need and expense of installing a separate heating system. A PH-certified Zehnder Comfoair 200 was chosen for the HRV,...

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation on Campbell Island,
Passive House

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation in British Columbia

...HRV was installed in the factory and prepared for the connections on site. Further training of site workers preceded the arrival of a crane and the first shipme...

Slab on grade or a foundation and basement?
Foundation choices

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

...HRV or ERV , because let's face it - fresh air improves any Man Cave! How to choose between an ERV & HRV system for basement ventilation & Mold prevention - E...

Multi Unit Passive House design Vancouver Island BC
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island, BC

...HRV is a Zehnder Novus 300, High performance windows are made by EuroLine . Multi-family Passive House project on Vancouver Island BC ...

Better Basement Design on basement walls prevents mold and midlew
Healthy indoor air quality

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...HRV or ERV, because let's face it - fresh air improves any Man Cave! Further reading for basement mold prevention: How to choose between an ERV & HRV sy...