New GenAiration of mechanical ventilation
Passivent’s new GenAiration intelligent mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR)
A number of technologies are helping Greenway Developments to create a zero carbon home that it claims will use less than 2kW of energy.
Passivent’s new GenAiration intelligent mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR), insulated concrete form (ICF) bricks, photovoltaic tiles and rainwater harvesting are key elements in reducing energy consumption in the home.
GenAiration incorporates humidity sensitive extracts in each room of the house, coupled with a self-regulating airflow system.
This allows GenAiration to ventilate as and when it is needed without input from the occupier.
A constant fan speed is also maintained to ensure effective whole-house ventilation.
This reduces energy consumption as there is no increase in fan speed as extraction is boosted.
GenAiration has also utilised Passivent’s SRD75 small bore ducting, which offers flexibility and as such, can be fitted round corners without the need for additional joints.
This helps to speed up the construction process.
Frank Hesketh, sales and marketing director at Greenway Developments, commented: “Passivent’s GenAiration will make a significant impact to both housing provider and occupier.
“It is quicker and easier to install than conventional MVHR systems, and once installed is completely automatic, which takes operation away from the tenant.
“We have had an incredible reaction to the house and all its technologies from housing associations, and are already in advanced discussions to provide over 300 units.”
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