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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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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,...

Passive Solar Index Home - super high efficiency
Passive solar home design

Passive Solar Index Home Case Study

...HRV Maibec, EM + Exterior Cladding Description of the envelope - Insulation values Aboveground walls: R60 Roof: R100 Slab on floor: R30 Slab const...

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...

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...

Poly vapour barriers in air conditioned houses can cause mold and rot
Healthy indoor air quality

Why you should Never Install Air-Con in a Home with a Vapor Barrier

...HRV unit for ventilation, as a way to keep your home cooler in summer and warmer in winter whilst saving a ton of money. Remember, Insulation is the gift that k...

Crawlspace radon barrier installation for radon mitigation
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

...HRV for radon removal: if testing shows that removing radon from below the existing slab will not be successful, an HRV unit (heat recovery ventilator) or ERV u...

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