Proper Integration of Heat Recovery Ventilators with Residential Air Handlers


  • January 26, 2018

Heat recovery ventilators (HRVs) have been used in homes and commercial buildings for many decades, mostly in colder climates. They provide fresh air and distribute it throughout the building. Most experts would agree that it’s best for an HRV to have ductwork that is properly sized and located for its own use. This dedicated system generally offers the best efficiency, health, and comfort.

Keep reading this article from the Zero Energy Project to better avoid performance-killing mistakes by following these essential guidelines for HRV installation. 

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One of the most visible, and perhaps even iconic, features of a super energy-efficient home is the heat recovery ventilator (HRV). These devices remove stale air from the home and replace it with pre-heated fresh air from outside. Proper planning and equipment selection are essential for effective ventilation. To avoid snafus, follow these six guidelines for HRVs.

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