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Posts Tagged ‘heat recovery’

May 24, 2018

New REHVA guidebook on residential ventilation!

My name as a co-author of the REHVA guidebook on Residential Heat Recovery Ventilation! I had the honour to become one of the authors of the newest REHVA guidebook on Residential Heat Recovery Ventilation. This guidebook was published just a month ago by REHVA and EUROVENT. I had the chance to actively contribute to chapters […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 29, 2016

History of ventilation: Present with mechanical ventilation with heat recovery!

In numerous countries around the world with cold winter climates, the installation of mechanical supply and extract air systems with heat recovery (MVHR systems) are now taken for granted when…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 19, 2016

History of ventilation: Mechanical supply and extract air ventilation becomes common in European buildings in 1950s!

After the Second World War, there was a great demand for new housing and non-residential buildings. In order to reduce building costs, ceiling heights were lowered and, subsequently, the need…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 11, 2016

Ventilation unit, filters and drainage in a passive house!

Ventilation unit location is very important to both the efficiency and also the long term usability of the system. Ducts connecting to outside contain air at the outside temperature, so…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 2, 2016

System sizing and flow rates in mechanical ventilation with heat recovery in a passive house!

There are set criteria for working out how much air to supply in a Passivhaus; these are provided in the manual for the Ventilation Final Protocol Worksheet, which is supplied…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

April 26, 2016

Mechanical ventilation heat recovery in passive house!

A mechanical ventilation heat recovery (MVHR) system has a ventilation unit with two fans: one draws outside air in and supplies it to bedrooms and living rooms; the other extracts…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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April 21, 2016

DON`Ts for designing an HVAC system in a passive house!

Heat via the air supply, expensive heating systems and other DON´Ts when designing and building a passive house: think you have to heat via the air supply get carried away…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

April 19, 2016

DO´s about mechanical ventilation with heat recovery in passive house!

Importance of HVAC system in passive house is huge! Here are what you should DO when thinking, designing and building a passive house: think about mechanical ventilation with heat recovery…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 1, 2013

German seminars – a success according to the feedback!

Why reinvent the wheel, if you have a good concept going? This was one of the key factors why the Swegon Air Academy seminar in Berlin was yet again held…...

AUTHOR: Satu Palmgren

December 15, 2011

REHVA seminar in Brussels on the regulation of ventilation products

REHVA Technical Seminar, October 28, 2011, Brussels, Belgium Air conditioning product regulations with input > 12 kW is another major preparatory study of the Ecodesign Directive ENTR Lot 6, which…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova