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ERV or HRV in western NY?

fitchplate | Posted in General Questions on

Is there agreement yet, whether an ERV or HRV is best for cold winter/hot-humid summer? I am looking for a small one for tight well insulated 1100 sq ft with 80CFM bath exhaust fan,
120 – 300 CFM hood exhaust and a passive make up air vent in each room.

Here ERV is recommended:



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  1. GBA Editor
    Martin Holladay | | #1

    I suggest that you read the following article: HRV or ERV?

    If you still have further questions after reading the article, feel free to post your questions here.

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