Tag Archives: heat-recovery ventilator

Counterpoint: Open a Window for Improved Indoor Air Quality?

RTAblog_2015_0305_babyAn article by Healthy Child Healthy World claims you should open a window, especially when it’s cold outside. Is that true? What’s best for your family?… Read more

Posted in Building Codes, Design, Energy, Health, HVAC | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bad, Better or Best: 3 Ways to Get Fresh Air in Your Home

RTAblog_2015_0304_WindowNoticeThere are three primary ways to provide mechanical ventilation to a home. The first is not good. The second is better but not great. The third is the best choice. Do you know your options?… Read more

Posted in Building Codes, Design, Energy, Health, HVAC | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How an ERV|HRV Works: The Magic, Energy-Saving, Ventilating Box

Tight houses need ventilation – they need polluted indoor air replaced with fresh outdoor air. An energy-recovery ventilator (ERV) or heat-recovery ventilator (HRV) can be a great way to save energy while ventilating your house.… Read more

Posted in Energy, Health, HVAC | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment