Air Control Home Services Blog: Archive for May, 2023

What Is an HRV and How Can It Help You?

Monday, May 1st, 2023

An HRV is a heat recovery ventilator, which is sometimes compared to an energy recovery ventilator. These systems do an impressive job of keeping your home comfortable and your indoor air fresh.

Imagine you’re suffering from a stuffy nose and some allergies related to dust. You’d like to open the window, but you remember that it’s the middle of the summer and all of your air conditioning will escape through the window if you do. What’s the solution? Are you trapped in your home with no comfortable fresh air?

That’s where an HRV system comes into play. By going through a process known as counterflow heat exchange, an HRV uses the heat or air conditioning of your home to mix with fresh, outdoor air without as much waste as opening the window. Let’s figure out if you can use a heat recovery ventilator in Lake Havasu City.

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