Posts made in April, 2012

HRV

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 in Airtightness, Ventilation | 45 comments

HRV

As stated elsewhere on our site, there’s no ‘magic’ to creating a super-efficient, comfortable home.  Technique trumps technology, and if you had to choose between a carefully built shell or an exotic gadget, the shell wins every time.  Nearly everything we’ve used in the construction of our house is readily available on the market today, and the few things we’ve had to import were brought here for their superior performance, not their alien technologies.  That said, our tours invariably elicit the most questions about the heat recovery ventilator, or HRV. ...

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