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Can you open windows in a #Passivhaus?

Answers to frequently asked questions MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) supplies fresh air to all habitable rooms. It also removes moist stale air, reusing the heat to pre-heat the fresh air entering the building. At what stage in the building process should the MVHR system be designed for my building? As early as possible! Ideally just after the project has received planning permission. It is really hard to add an MVHR system into a low energy or Passivhaus building design later on in the process. Our designers will work closely with engineers and architects to overcome any possible issues at the design stage. At what stage in the building process should the MVHR system be installed? Most of our systems use spiral wound rigid ducting which is usually designed to pass through timber I joists or metal web ‘pozi’ joists. In this situation it is essential that ...

Full article: https://www.greenbuildingstore.co.uk/information-hub/mvhr...

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