Building Science: Getting to Know the Heat Recovery Ventilator

April 21, 2015

What is a heat recovery ventilator, how does it work, and why should one care? Portland-based builder Hammer & Hand explains why using an HRV is great for sustainability.

An HRV is a balanced mechanical ventilation unit that can preserve indoor temperature while providing a 24/7 supply of fresh, filtered air to building occupants.

According to Hammer & Hand, HRV’s are a healthier, more efficient way to ventilate and supply  home with clean air, especially in tightly-insulated homes.

Find out the other benefits of HRV’s and how it works at Hammer & Hand.

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