Ventilation systems guide

Whether you’re building or improving your home it’s clear that insulation should be on top of your must-have list. Perhaps less obvious is the need for ventilation, which every house requires, especially those that are airtight and well insulated.

In this article we cover:

  • Why ventilate
  • Differences between ventilation systems
  • Ducting and system types
  • How to compare costs
  • Focus on heat recovery ventilation: branch v manifold systems
  • Design, specification, noise, installation and commissioning of systems
  • Filters and maintenance
  • Troubleshooting the most common problems including water leakage, condensation and excessive noise

Ciaron King

Written by Ciaron King

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