What is Vent-Axia Sentinel Kinetic?

Sentinel Kinetic BH. High efficiency, compact, SAP PCDB eligible, residential Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery unit. With Summer Bypass and Integral Built-In Humidistat.

Can you turn Vent-Axia off?

To switch the unit off: at the unit’s local isolator, turn the power off.

What is summer bypass Vent-Axia?

The summer bypass is pioneering since it is fully automatic and truly intelligent, a first. The summer bypass is set for both comfort temperature and minimum external temperature. These settings enable the controls to determine whether it is winter or summer allowing it to run without homeowner intervention.

What does a Mvhr unit do?

Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) is a continuous source of ventilation that extracts stale, moisture-laden air from a building and resupplies fresh, filtered air back in, resulting in a comfortable and condensation free environment all year round.

What is a heat recovery system in a house?

A heat Recovery Ventilation system (HRV) also known as mechanical ventilation heat recovery (MVHR) is an energy recovery ventilation system that uses an air-to-air heat exchanger that recovers normally wasted heat while at the same time supplying fresh highly filtered air improving the indoor environment.

How does Vent Axia work?

The whole house system works by replacing the warm stale moist air from the house, with fresh air from outside. The fresh air passes through a highly efficient heat exchanger and is prewarmed by the heat which is recovered from the extracted air. The heat exchanger recovers up to 70% heat from the outgoing stale air.

What is a trickle boost?

A single gang switch to boost from high to low speeds on heat recovery systems.

Are Mvhr systems noisy?

MVHR can be most problematic, as supply air ducts run directly to noise-sensitive rooms (bedrooms and living rooms), however noise from continuously running extract systems in wet rooms (bathrooms and kitchens) also have the potential to annoy residents, particularly in open plan kitchen/dining/living rooms.

Can Mvhr cool a house?

Can an MVHR system help to cool your home in summer? Yes, a Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery system (MVHR) can help to cool your home in summer, and it does it in a way that is quiet and automatic, using only the energy equivalent of two LED lightbulbs.

Can you open windows with Mvhr?

Can I open the windows? Yes you can and the MVHR system will continue to operate in the background. However the efficiency of the MVHR will usually be slightly reduced, affecting its ability to keep the building warm in winter and cool in summer.

Are heat recovery systems worth it?

If you are building a new house, there is no doubt that a heat recovery system (also called MVHR or HRV) can offer substantial savings on your heating bills over using normal bathroom fans and window ventilation but for us the number one reason is the dramatic improvement on indoor air quality (IAQ) improving the …