Why buy heat recovery ventilation?
As we all know there are a great many benefits of having adequate ventilation in your property. When inside air is sat still, it quickly starts to feel stuffy and uncomfortable beyond which isn't something you want when trying to relax. Beyond that though there are a whole host of health benefits that can be provided by having adequate ventilation along with benefits to your property.
With new build homes, extensions & retrofits all being built to ever increasing standards, improved air tightness has never been so important. High levels of air tightness are necessary to achieve these standards as it has such a huge impact on the overall energy efficiency of a building. Think about it like this; its cold outside and your trying to keep warm inside, do you leave the window open or close it? You close it of course because all the warmth your paying for in your home is literally going straight out the window. Well having a poorly sealed house is the same thing except you can close a window whenever you want to stop the leak, doing the same with your home isn't so easy.
So we know that air tightness is important for an efficient home but there are consequence's to this efficiency. Inside air tends to have a much higher humidity than fresh air and if not regularly replaced this can lead to a range of issues affecting both you and your home. The most common issue that occurs is