20 Apr '15, 1pm

Commissioning ERVs

Commissioning ERVs

Ensure that the mechanical designer selects an HVI-certified or AHRI-certified model; and Ensure that the heat exchanger Device that transfers heat from one material or medium to another. An air-to-air heat exchanger, or heat-recovery ventilator, transfers heat from one airstream to another. A copper-pipe heat exchanger in a solar water-heater tank transfers heat from the heat-transfer fluid circulating through a solar collector to the potable water in the storage tank. core uses an airtight membrane that prevents cross-contamination. It also makes sense to work with the designer to ensure that the flow measuring stations (Stations 2 and 3) are specified in the design and are clear of turbulent features, and to communicate that requirement to the installer (see Image #1 at the top of the page). Though it probably applies more to commercial systems, Venmar suggests, “If OAC...

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