When it comes to choosing the right ventilation system for your home, understanding the difference between Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRVs) and Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERVs) is a must. Both systems aim to refresh your home's air, but they do so in different ways that can impact your comfort and energy efficiency.
Let's dive into the specifics to help you decide which system is best for your living space.
Your decision should hinge on your local climate and indoor air quality needs:
Consider an ERV if:
Opt for an HRV if:
Since ERVs include more technology for moisture and air quality control, they are more expensive than HRV systems. However, they can offer savings in the long term, especially in regions where humidity control is a year-round concern. Evaluate the potential energy savings and reduced wear on other HVAC components when making your decision.
Still pondering over HRV vs. ERV for your home? Appleby Systems’ experts are here to help you make an informed decision tailored to your specific needs. Contact us today to explore your options and find the perfect balance of air quality, humidity control, and energy efficiency for your home.