HRV

August 15, 2019

The Best for Your Home: HVAC Options for Old Houses

Heating and cooling your older home may present some challenges. Perhaps the HVAC system is ancient, and you’d like a more efficient, more modern way of conditioning the air than a fire place and an attic fan or evaporative cooler. Here are some HVAC options for old houses. Got Ductwork? If you have old ductwork, then you may be able to upgrade it and make sure it’s well sealed and can handle a new central air and heating system. Older ductwork […]
December 5, 2017

When to Consider a Heat Recovery Ventilator

A heat recovery ventilator (HRV) represents a new solution to household ventilation issues. With today’s tightly-sealed energy efficient homes, it’s more critical than ever to get fresh air into the house. In the enclosed environment, indoor air quality suffers as pollutants, water vapor and airborne particulates accumulate. Exhaust Fans Aren’t Enough Simply exhausting indoor air with one-way exhaust fans isn’t an optimum solution. Because stagnant air removed from the house isn’t replaced by equal amounts of fresh air, the home […]
January 14, 2016

How is a Heat Recovery Ventilator Beneficial for Your Home?

New homes are built to be more energy-efficient than ever before, and this involves making sure they don’t waste energy through air leaks. These airtight homes save energy because heat loss and heat gain are reduced. However, without the right kind of ventilation system in place, moisture and decreased air quality becomes a concern in these homes. Adding a heat recovery ventilator is a solution that comes with additional benefits. How it Works A heat recovery ventilator draws stale air […]