HRV exhaust problem
We completed this home in 2009, using Hardiboard cement clapboards. The vent at the bottom of this wall (on the northeast) is the exhaust from the HRV. The section of wall above the vent, to the right of the window, has peeling paint and delaminating siding, which we believe to be a result of moisture from exhausting air. An infrared scan shows the plume of hot, moist air which has the same footprint as the siding problems. No other wall areas in the house have any issues.
So the question is: what is the solution to the siding issue? The vent could be relocated to vent under the screen porch (to the right of this area) or to the west under a deck, but I don’t want to create a new problem there.
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