Energy Recovery Ventilator Ratings part 4, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

BRAND-----------WEBSITE---------RATING

RENOVENT--brinkclimatesystems.nl--<1* 

This brand is made in the Netherlands and is sold throughout Europe. The EXCELLENT SERIES is available in three sizes and has a bypass for free summer cooling. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

REVERSOMATIC---reversomatic.com--<1* 

These ventilators are made in Canada and sold in the USA as well. The DELUXE SERIES features a programmable wall control as well as automatic electronic air-balancing. The warranty on the units is not as good as many other brands.

SOLER & PALAU- solerpalau-usa.com --2*

The TR series ventilators are available in four sizes to match the needs of the home. They have a MERV 8 filter to clean the air and do not require a condensate connection for easier installation. They are backed by a good warranty.

STIEBEL ELTRON- stiebel-eltron.de --<1* 

The LWZ PLUS models are available in three sizes and feature an easy to change filter. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

TOTALINE----------totaline.com---------3* 

This brand features washable electrostatic air filters and EBM motors. They are backed by a pretty good guarantee.

TRANE------------trane.com-------------5* 

The FreshEffects units feature flexible mounting and a crossflow core. They have passive defrost so they do not require a condensate drain and they are backed by a very good guarantee.

ULTRAVENTOR----summeraire.com---<1* 

These units are made in Canada and are only available in North America. The warranty on the core is not very good when compared to other brands.

VanEE--------------vanee.ca-----------<1* 

This brand is only sold in Canada and is made by VENMAR which is a subsidiary of NORTEK. The GOLD SERIES offers basic units but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands.

VENMAR-----------venmar.ca----------<1* 

This brand is a subsidiary of NORTEK and is available in North America. They are made in Canada and the DUO models feature efficient ECM motors but the warranty is not as good as other brands.

VENTS---------  vents-us.com  --------<1*

The FRIGATE ERV 120S features a cross flow core with MERV 6 air filters and automatic defrost. The guarantee on the core is not very good when compared to other brands.

VITOVENT-------viessmann.de--------<1* 

This brand has a night cooling mode and DC motors for quiet efficient operation. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products..

WHISPERCOMFORT--panasonic.com--<1* 

This unit is a ceiling insert spot erv. It typically is used to replace a bath fan. It is designed for continuous ventilation. It is only available through dealers.

YORK---------------york.com----------<1* 

These units are actually Honeywell units that are sold by York dealers as part of a total comfort system. Their website is not much help and the warranty is not very good.

ZEHNDER----zehnderamerica.com----<1* 

The COMFOAIR models are available in a variety of sizes and offer an optional wireless remote control. The warranty on the brand is not as good as many other brands.

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