What’s the difference between an MVHR Heat Exchanger and an Enthalpy that recovers moisture?

Internal mechanism of an MVHR unit

If you’re researching installing a Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) system for your project, you may have heard of an Enthalpy heat exchanger or ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilation). But what is an “Enthalpy” heat exchanger? How does it change humidity in the home? And is it expensive to install? The basics of enthalpy heat … Read more

Hygiene Ventilation and why it should be designed into homes and offices

Filters for a Zehnder ComfoAir MVHR unit

When we consider examples of good hygiene in our home, we may think of easy-to-clean materials, strong disinfectants and mops and buckets. But as Covid-19 is proving, hygiene in the home also relates significantly to the air we breathe indoors, and the bacterial and viral particles suspended within the air around us. There are many … Read more