Ventilation & HRVs

Heat recovery and maintaining indoor air quality

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Guide

Cleaning HRV intakes

How to keep your HRV clean and operating efficiently

Cleaning your heat recovery ventilation equipment will extend the lifespan and prevent imbalances in air pressure.

Aeratron AE2 ceiling fan

Ceiling fans and air circulation- video

To ensure comfort and get the highest efficiency from the systems in the Edelweiss House air must circulate.

DIY air exchanger installation video

DIY Lunos HRV air exchanger installation video

The Lunos Heat Recovery Ventilation system (HRV) is a completely new approach to home ventilation, great for both new home construction and renovations.

Heat Recovery Ventilation - Lunos video

Lunos ductless air exchanger

Lunos wall-insert air exchangers offer alternative to conventional HRV systems

Choosing between an HRV and ERV

Choosing between an HRV and an ERV

A modern airtight home needs mechanical ventilation. Your choices are Heat Recovery Ventilation or Energy Recovery Ventilation. This page will explain the di...

Condensation on windows leads to mold and mildew in homes

Ventilation & air exchangers

Are houses too airtight? No they aren't. Fresh air is essential to prevent mould and mildew in homes, but in a modern energy-efficient home it is provided by...

Crawlspace radon barrier

Removing radon gas from basements and crawlspaces

Removing radon gas from existing basements and crawlspaces can be very effective, here are different options for different situations.

Removing radon gas from well water

High levels of radon gas in the air of your home might be coming from your water and not the floor of your basement.

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

Despite the good intentions, Earthships in cold climates can't work because they contradict the laws of physics.

Phase change building materials - natural heat storage in buildings

When a substance melts or solidifies, it absorbs or releases energy. Materials that do that at room temperature can help regulate temperatures in homes.

Balanced insulation levels in a home

Balanced insulation: putting it where it does the most good

Homes are often over-insulated in some parts and relatively under-insulated others. Balanced insulation means applying your insulation dollars where they are...

Advice

Do I need ceiling fans if I have an HRV?

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

Can you recommend an HVAC contractor in Vancouver?

Posted by Jennifer Smith March 18, 2019, 5:58 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

HRV/ERV systems and ground loops (earth tubes)

Posted by Lee Watt July 10, 2018, 12:43 a.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

I have the Lunos HRV e2 system in my tiny home and I need help.

Posted by L Dingwall May 24, 2018, 11:06 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

What should I be looking for in a heat recovery ventilator?

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 1:07 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

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

Posted by Anonymous April 19, 2017, 10:30 a.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

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