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ERV with filter MERV 13 or greater?

Hi, does anyone know if there is an ERV with a MERV 13 or greater filter?

Asked by Ed Siff
Posted Feb 20, 2013 4:19 AM ET


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Zehnder. They call it an "F7" filter which I guess is equivalent in a European measurement system.
Ex: http://www.zehnderamerica.com/files/products/ComfoAir%20350%20Specificat...

Answered by Cramer Silkworth
Posted Feb 20, 2013 10:15 AM ET


I'm not aware of any that come standard with a MERV 13 filter. The F7 filter for the Zehnder units that Cramer mentioned are an optional extra. The closest any ERV comes to MERV 13 (standard) that I'm aware of is the the Ultimate Air 200DX (http://www.ultimateair.com/products/standard-features/)...MERV 12 according to their product literature.

Of course, a filter box and MERV 13 filter can be added to any ERV/HRV....but you'll want to check the filter pressure drop and the ERV's fan curve to make sure you can still get the airflow you want.

Answered by John Semmelhack
Posted Feb 20, 2013 11:03 AM ET


Thanks, Cramer and John.

Answered by Ed Siff
Posted Feb 22, 2013 3:29 AM ET

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