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Whole house mechanical ventilation systems

Thursday 28th of April 2016
Whole house ventilation systems are increasingly being promoted as the solution to house
performance problems such as dampness and cold. However, they’re also a very expensive item to install and you will want to be certain they will make a difference.

There are two types of system: Positive pressure or roof cavity systems; and Balanced pressure or heat recovery systems.

Healthy homes: Ventilation systems - do they work?

Thursday 21st of April 2016
If you want a true energy recovery ventilator for your home, a balanced system with a real heat exchanger is the only way to truly recover energy which is usually wasted, to warm or cool your home.

This is no more evident than in the findings of a comprehensive Otago University Report commissioned for EECA (Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority), researching the heating and cooling potential of ventilation systems.

New Zealand Building Code Standard

Thursday 14th of April 2016
The New Zealand Building Code requires homes to ventilate using outdoor air to maintain air purity. Ventilation systems that draw air from the roof space and not directly from outside do not comply with ventilation standard NZS4303:1990 "Ventilation for acceptable indoor air quality". They cannot be used to comply with the Building Code Acceptable Solution for ventilation.