Why Consider Buying the Venmar EKO Heat Recovery Ventilator

Posted: 2020-09-08

We are living in a day and age where everybody wants to be energy-efficient. This is perhaps one of the reasons why more and more homes are built to be airtight. Sure, such homes have better indoor temperature control, but they aren't without problems — poor ventilation is one of them.

Airtight homes compensate for their lack of ventilation by installing exhaust systems. However, these exhaust fans suck the air from the inside, resulting in negative pressure, which means the indoor pressure is lower than the outdoor pressure. This issue causes the air to move from outdoors to indoors. Knowing whether your house has negative pressure uses a manometer, which gives a precise reading of your home's pressure levels.

To eliminate negative pressure and correct ventilation problems in your home, we encourage you to invest in a heat recovery system.

Four Seasons Air Specialists is your trusted HVAC company in Grant MN. We offer a full line of home comfort systems, including ventilation systems.

Understanding Heat Recovery Ventilators

A heat recovery ventilator (HRV) is a ventilation system that reduces the home's heating and cooling demands. The design makes this possible by recovering any residual heat left in your HVAC system's exhaust and using it to warm the fresh air being brought into the home from outside. An HRV can save you a significant amount in energy costs as your heating system no longer needs to heat the fresh air. The same thing happens when your cooling system is running; only it reverses the process as it cools down the fresh incoming air before cycling it through the HVAC system.

Heat recovery ventilators work by continuously eliminating stale, moist air from a home's wet areas. These spaces usually include bathrooms, kitchens, and utility rooms in houses. While this takes place, filtered, fresh air is delivered to occupied rooms, such as living rooms, bedrooms, and dining rooms.

It is usual for a home that uses forced air systems to develop moisture that causes condensation and mold growth. With a heat recovery ventilator, all water vapor will be removed as produced, avoiding excessive humidification.

Running an HRV can also increase the comfort levels in your home. Regardless of weather conditions, draught-free balanced ventilation is produced all the time.

Heat recovery ventilators are also environment-friendly devices as they lower carbon dioxide levels, which is more important these days than any other time in history.

Features of the Venmar EKO Heat Recovery Ventilator

The Venmar EKO Heat Recovery Ventilator is an eco-friendly solution for residential ventilation. Here are its features:

•                    Ideal for small to mid-size homes, this balanced system offers superior indoor air quality and excess humidity control.

•                    With 2.53 CFM/watt, EKO 1.5 is the most efficient HRV in the industry.

•                    Significant electrical consumption savings (67 percent average compared to standard PSC motors)

•                    Ideal for high-performance new homes

•                    Its compact design allows a comfortable fit in restricted spaces.

•                    Quick access to all components and electronics for easy maintenance

•                    6" diameter ports located on top of the unit to simplify installation and provide a cleaner appearance

•                    All aspects designed to facilitate balancing of airflow and simplify installation

•                    Innovative design and high-performance motors significantly lower energy costs without affecting performance

•                    Utilizes a high-performance ECM motor that only needs 13.5 watts in low speed (that's 75 percent less energy than a standard light bulb)

•                    Its integrated electronic board motor optimizes performances, keeps the motor cool, and minimizes noise.

Call the HVAC Masters

Investing in the Venmar EKO Heat Recovery Ventilator is essential not only to minimize your energy usage but also to ensure you and your family are breathing in fresh, clean air.

If you want to find out more about this system, call Four Seasons Air Specialists. For over 45 years, we have been the preferred Mahtomedi heating and air conditioning company.

It's our goal to be your number one choice when it comes to home comfort systems. We'd love to answer all your questions and walk you through integrating this product into your existing HVAC systems.

Our teams of qualified technicians are factory-trained and understand all HVAC systems from the inside out for your confidence. We'll make sure your brand-new HRV will work according to the manufacturer's specifications.