Passivent ventilation solutions can help to cut costs
Passivent’s intelligent Passive Stack (iPSV) ventilation systems, Passivent iMEV, Passivent’s iHybrid
Developments at Passivent are making compliance with industry standards much easier - without the need for major investment.
A key requirements under the Department of Health’s National Minimum Standards is that ’rooms are individually and naturally ventilated.’
In addition, the Social Care Institute for Excellence Practice Guide 09 requires that ‘premises are kept clean, hygienic and free from odours throughout’, to help deliver Dignity in Care.
The installation of Passivent’s intelligent Passive Stack (iPSV) ventilation systems helps to achieve both requirements, while also offering reduced capital cost over alternative mechanical ventilation.
iPSV harnesses natural air movement, so costs nothing to run nor maintain.
The system is also fully automatic, which removes reliance on residents to control.
If a mechanical option is needed, Passivent iMEV can connect multiple extracts to a single low power fan located discreetly in the roofspace.
The iMEV is also fully automatic.
Passivent’s iHybrid focuses on natural ventilation but with the added benefit of heat recovery when external temperatures drop below 9°C.
Compared to conventional mechanical ventilation with heat recovery systems, Passivent’s iHybrid can deliver capital and running cost savings of up to 39% over the 60 year life of a building.
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