Installation of Ductless ERV
I am installing a through the wall/ductless ERV in my tiny house. Any thoughts on considerations of where to put it?
Considerations that might be helpful to know about:
-Live in climate 6a
-Tiny house is 8×24, no vapor barriers, unvented low slope roof with 7 inches foam insulation on top of sheathing, roof sheathing and foam are taped at seems,
-we have air leaks at some windows and doors and built it intentionally to be leaky (we may have done this differently if we had more knowledge when we first built)
-We dont have kitchen exhaust (wondering about putting it near cooking so we can switch it to exhaust only, while we cook).
-kitchen end has a loft, 7ft from floor extending out 4 feet
-other end has a loft, 4ft from floor extending out 8 feet. (underneath is sleeping area)
-we have noticed natural air movement is from kitchen end to the other upper end. not a lot of air movement goes into lower sleeping area which we like as it keeps it nice a cool for sleeping.
-heat with wood,
-ERV unit is from Vents US, model is the twinfresh, for rooms up to 500 sq ft
Any thoughts or considerations when picking the best location to install it?
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