Do I need an HRV Heat Recovery Ventilator or an ERV Energy Recovery Ventilator?
Below is a map that shows, based on where you live or are building, whether you need an HRV Heat Recovery Ventilator or an ERV Energy Recovery Ventilator.
What Size Do I Need?
How to Properly Size a Whole-House Residential Ventilation SystemBROAN KNOWS TODAY'S STRINGENT VENTILATION CODES AND STANDARDS
Sizing your system is a factor of square footage and the number of bedrooms in the
dwelling to meet the requirements. These charts are based on ASHRAE 62.2.
Note that the 2010 and 2013 versions are different. Most states still operate under
62.2 - 2010 rates.
Before specifying, please check with your local Building Codes to verify ventilation
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Creating a safe and healthy environment for the occupants by supplying fresh clean indoor air quality should be the
cornerstone of all Builders and an absolute must for all tightly constructed High-Performance energy efficient homes.
A whole house ventilation system should be sized to meet ASHRE 62.2 or the applicable Building Code for your area.
Please check with your local Building Official to confirm the size is acceptable before ordering.