Basement ventilation system
Finishing a basement area for habitation in Seattle (marine climate) and was planning on installing some type of air exchange system since the basement won’t be connected to the forced air system for the rest of the house. Point exhaust present in bathroom already.
I was leaning towards a basic Air Exchange Venting system like the AEV 80 made by Fantech, but this has no recovery system present.
I realize that only a dehumidifier can truly dehumidify the air, but am wondering about the pros/cons of installing an ERV vs. HRV for a continuously operating system instead to not pull heat out during the winter.
I have found that things tend be more humid outdoor/indoor during the summer here and would like to minimize or at least control the humidity in the basement during the summer as well as provide air exchange potential. I was leaning towards an ERV.
Less of a question than a request for expert advice & knowledgeable opinions.
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