How the cost of an MVHR relates to quality and performance

Crushed and bent flexi-duct will increase noise in an MVHR

I’ve written before about the average cost of a high quality Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery (MVHR) installation, which includes itemised costs for detailed ductwork layout, materials supply, installation and commissioning (airflow balancing and handover). Today I’m going to explain (with… Continue Reading

How much duct space do you need around the house for an MVHR system?

MVHR with ComfoCool installed in a residential home showing spacing requirements

The most common question I’m asked by people interested in mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR), low energy building design or Passivhaus is: How much space do we need for the ducts in an MVHR ventilation system? Variations to the… Continue Reading

What puts people off about MVHR systems? Cleaning ducts, airborne viruses and maintenance explained

MVHR Manifold and radial system ducting

In my role as the lead MVHR technician at Enhabit I receive lots of questions and queries about MVHR systems. I’ve collected together my responses to some of the most pressing concerns that people have with a home ventilation duct… Continue Reading