|Re: Energy recovery ventilators (ERVs)||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Jerry McIntire (jerry.mcintiregmail.com)|
|Date: Sat, 9 May 2015 20:20:52 -0700 (PDT)|
Richard, take a look at Venmar K series ERV's on this pdf, page 18. This is a wholesale source, there are many others. http://www.efi.org/sites/default/files/efi_catalog_2015.pdf Jerry Jerry McIntire Stone's Throw Ecovillage, in the heart of Wisconsin's beautiful Driftless region http://stonesthrowcommunity.wordpress.com/ 1-608-637-6620 On Sat, May 9, 2015 at 7:36 AM, Fred-List manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> wrote: > > Richard Smith, Architect rsmith2 [at] optonline.net > is the author of the message below. It was posted by > Fred, the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> > after deleting a long quote from thread from which this evolved: > Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Consultation & Facilities Management [was management > services vs self-management at the building stage > > I changed the subject line (to ERV's) hoping to elicit some more > info on the topic. > > A bit of background on the topic: > Note that an energy recovery ventilator (ERV) is a form of mechanical > ventilation which is needed when the building envelope is tight enough > that little air is exchanged thru the the walls and windows. > They also condition the moisture content of the living space. > > ERV's go one step further and extract much (70-80%) of the heat from > the air outgoing air and puts it into the incoming air. > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Energy_recovery_ventilation > > FRed > > -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- > I have been looking into ERV's for our super insulated air tight homes > completed in 2009. So far what I have found are for either larger > whole house (our units are mostly duplex or triplex) or work for one > level. Have you found any that can provide fresh air needs for 800 to > 1500 SF multi-level units? > > Richard Smith, Architect > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Jerry McIntire > Date: Friday, May 8, 2015 7:14 am > Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Consultation & Facilities Management > [was management services vs self-management at the building stage > > > > > Thanks for sharing the walk-through notes Sharon. Sounds like a great > > reason to have super-insulation and air sealing so that very > > small radiant > > heat units can handle the needs, and less mechanical cooling is > > needed.Energy-recovery ventilators are then needed, but they are > > simpler and > > quieter. > > > > Jerry > > > > Jerry McIntire > > Stone's Throw Ecovillage, in the heart of Wisconsin's beautiful > > Driftlessregion > > http://stonesthrowcommunity.wordpress.com/ > > 1-608-637-6620 > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > >
Energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) Fred-List manager, May 9 2015
- Re: Energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) Jerry McIntire, May 9 2015
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