MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heat recovery ventilators’

Could Your Home Benefit from a Heat Recovery Ventilator?

Monday, January 8th, 2018

signs-heating-repairWinter has arrived, and while the East Coast suffered a serious bout of cold weather last week, we here in Kansas concede nothing in the brutal winters department. Your heating system needs to perform every day in order to keep your home warm and comfortable. But it goes further than that. You want your home to be as energy efficient as possible in order to lower the strain on your heater (and lower your monthly bills as well).  Then there are other considerations such as indoor air quality, which can take a big hit when you button up your home to fend off the cold.

We recommend the installation of heat recovery ventilators, or HRVs, in homes with concerns about indoor air quality, as well as those that want to help their heater do its job more efficiently. How does it work and what can it do for your home? Read on for the answers.

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Benefits of Installing a Heat Recovery Ventilator for Winter

Monday, October 19th, 2015

One of problems that modern homes face during periods of extreme outdoor weather is that they need to be heavily sealed against the outside in order to maintain indoor energy efficiency. You can’t have a heater running in your home on a cold day when there’s a window wide open! It would be a tremendous waste of energy. But this heat seal against the outside will lead to stuffy, dusty air inside that’s unhealthy to breathe and can make everyone uncomfortable.

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