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Ventive selected for low-energy eco house

A Midlands home owner, in search of a heat recovery solution for a Victorian terraced house, commissioned Ventive to supply two of their passive ventilation systems (Ventive S) to the property.

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Ventive selected for low-energy eco house

Built in 1884, the house has suffered from poor air circulation with associated damp and condensation problems for many years.


Ventive’s unique Passive Ventilation with Heat Recovery (PVHR) system - which is designed to breathe fresh air into a house through the existing chimney stack - was installed in the bedroom and living room of the property as part of an energy efficiency retrofit. The product uses a combination of air buoyancy and wind (active from very low wind speeds) to create a flow of air within the interior of the house; ensuring higher standards of air quality are achieved and maintained.

Rob Morrison, Managing Director, Ventive said:

“The installation was successfully completed in the spring of 2014 and the owner, who suffers from a dust mite allergy (associated to damp problems), now enjoys a number of noticeable health benefits and has reported fewer symptoms and improved overall air quality.”

He went on to say:

“Having a completely passive solution has meant that the heat is retained within the property during the winter without the operating burden normally associated with heat recovery ventilation. The owner is confident that the Ventive system will contribute towards further cost savings on his heating bills during the colder months of the year, as well as providing a year round healthy indoor environment.”

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Ventive unveil Passive Ventilation for Social Housing at HOMES 2014

The HOMES 2014 event which takes place on the 26th/27th of November is the biggest gathering for asset and sustainability professionals working in housing.

Ventive, who will be exhibiting their Passive Ventilation with Heat Recovery system at the event on Stand H94, will take a premier slot as part of the powerful line-up of speakers on Thursday 27th November at 10am in the Mears Theatre.

Tom Lipinski, Technical Director at Ventive will present on the topic: ‘Wellbeing & Retrofit – Ensuring warm buildings don’t become unhealthy homes’.

Those attending can look forward to being inspired by the best minds in housing and learn from others how to achieve value for money, optimise revenues and drive efficiencies into the heart of their businesses.

For more information on the event click here

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