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3 Ways an Energy Recovery Ventilator Benefits Your Home

Whole-Home Ventilator

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t think about your home’s HVAC system until there’s a problem. But did you know that installing an energy recovery ventilator (ERV) can provide many benefits and increase your family’s comfort? Here are three benefits of installing an energy recovery ventilator (ERV) in your Hartwell, GA, home:

Increasing Energy Efficiency

An ERV works by drawing fresh air from outside and exchanging it with stale indoor air. As the two air streams pass through the ERV, heat and moisture exchange from one stream to the other, which helps to precondition the incoming air, making it cooler in summer and warmer in winter. As a result, the HVAC system doesn’t have to work as hard to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures, leading to increased energy efficiency and decreased energy bills.

Improving Indoor Air Quality

An energy recovery ventilator (ERV) is a mechanical ventilation system that helps to improve indoor air quality by constantly exchanging stale air with fresh air. Therefore, installing the system helps to remove pollutants and contaminants such as dust, pollen and smoke from the air, as well as excess moisture creating a healthier indoor environment, particularly for people with respiratory conditions.

Balancing Levels of Humidity

During the summer months, when the air outside is hot and humid, an ERV can help remove some humidity from the air as it enters your home. This can help to keep your home cooler and more comfortable. In the winter months, when the air outside is cold and dry, an ERV can help to bring some of that moisture back into the air, helping to prevent dryness.

If you’re a Hartwell, GA, resident and want to know the benefits of an energy recovery ventilator (ERV), contact us at McGee Heating & Air Inc. We would be more than happy to provide you with the best solution for your home.

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