Posts Tagged ‘heat recovery ventilator’

Aspen Root Passive House

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Highest energy hurdle met with superior envelope and quality materials

The Aspen Root Passive Home is the culmination of a 25-year journey for the owners who both work in the environmental industry and are committed to reducing their own ecological footprint. The home is a prototype sustainable building incorporating passive design principles, and best-practices in cold climate building science and construction.

By Henry Tufts


HRVs and ERVs

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Whether natural or mechanical, ventilation in homes is a must. Houses are no longer built to leak heat and moisture the way they used to be; we now build them as airtight as we can. This makes mechanical ventilation essential in a high-performance home.

By Denis Boyer