Heat recovery ventilator ratings part 6 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Nu Air, Nuaire, Pax, Regavent, Renovent, Reversomatic, S & P, Salda, Stiebel Eltron, and Superventor brands.
NU AIR------ nu-airventilation.com -----5*
This brand is made in Canada and features a variety of sizes of units to match the needs of your home. The OPTIMA series units are adjustable motors and enhanced control options. The units are backed by a very good warranty.
These units are made in the U.K. and sold worldwide. They offer a variety of models featuring counterflow heat exchangers and low voltage dc fans. The warranty on the core is not as good as many other brands.
The EOS units have an auto moisture control function and are available in Europe. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
REGAVENT------ rega-uk.com ---------<1*
This brand is made in the U.K. and is a part of THERMSAVER. The units are designed to be loft-mounted and feature variable speed fans. The systems have air filters in each room instead of a central filter which is not as convenient. They offer several options including a damper to connect a kitchen hood to the exhaust, a summer bypass, or an air conditioning option. The systems can be ordered online but they do not have a stated warranty policy.
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.
This brand is made in Canada and sold throughout North America. The DELUXE SERIES features a programmable wall control and automatic electronic air-balancing. The warranty is not as good as many other brands.
S & P-----------solerpalau.com---------<1*
The FLEXEO SERIES offers units with modular construction. They can be configured to meet about any installation requirement. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.
These ventilators are made in Lithuania and are sold throughout Europe. They offer a wide selection of models but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
STIEBEL ELTRON-- stiebel-eltron.co.uk --<1*
The LWZ models are available in three sizes and feature a night ventilation function for free cooling. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
These units are made in Canada and are available in North America only. The NUWAVE units are basic ventilators with a three speed fan and the warranty on them is not very good.