21 Jan '12, 2am

Green Building Q&A: Are Fi-Wi or Fine Wire Ventilation systems for a Passive house adequate or hyped up?

As the question implies I wonder if any one here has any thoughts on this ventilation system I have come across on a particular site in Ireland. Here's a link to it http://www.viking-house.ie/fine-wire-hrv.html Here's an extract - "FiWi HRV has revolutionised the way we ventilate Passive Houses because it’s super efficient, it eliminates complicated duct runs that require regular cleaning... Water Vapour and CO2 levels equalise rapidly in air at speeds of + - 500m/sec so they don’t need to be chased around the house with ducts, by lowering the levels in one area, Humidity and C02 from other areas rapidly rushes in to equalise, vents over bedroom doors facilitates this. 2 strategically placed units become the lungs for a house, 20 degree stale air exits and 19 degree fresh air returns simultaneously through each unit. Cool fresh air does not mix with warm stale air but the ...

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