Do you love opening your windows to let in that fresh air that only lasts a week or two? If you want that same feeling throughout the year but know that opening your windows will let in the muggy heat, airborne pollen andother particles, fill it with cleaner, naturally ventilated air instead! Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERV) draw air from outside while expelling odors, chemicals and contaminants from your home. This helps bring clean air inside, while eliminating stale air that hovers in the house—moving it outdoors.
Homeowners in Northern Virginia and Maryland strive to keep their homes energy efficient, but some of the methods that are used can actually trap stale air in your home. You should consider having a ventilator installed in in your home if it includes any of the following:
- Tight Construction: Although it creates a barrier from the elements and protects your home from energy leaks, it can cause a buildup of moisture from pollutants inside, preventing fresh air from entering your home.
- Attached Garages: Big garages can hold contaminants like bacteria and odors from garbage and recycling bins. Fumes from cars and toxins from leaking containers can also seep into the air and find their way into your home.
- Spray Foam Insulation: This seals and strengthens the floors and walls of your home, helping to keep your heating and cooling inside. Unfortunately, it also means that indoor air is continuously circulating, which can make your home stale, stuffy and unhealthy to breathe.
Energy Recovery Ventilators are ideal for humid climates and can remove nearly half of the moisture and heat from incoming air, keeping your indoor air quality cooler and dryer while saving you money! Have our NATE certified technicians into your home to preform your ERV installation! We guarantee cleaner air in no time!