Does my Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) have a problem?

Does my Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) have a problem? Do you have condensation in your windows? No, your HRV is not the problem. An HRV is an effective, energy-efficient and healthy method of managing moisture in your home in the winter, but your HRV does not remove condensation from your windows, it removes excess moisture… Read more »

New version of Selector software is now available!

Selector saves you a lot of time when choosing the right commercial HRV/ERV. Just select your airflow requirements, design conditions and other criteria, and Selector will propose one or more product models that meet your needs. Then you can generate a submittal PDF with all the project details for quotes and approvals. The new version… Read more »

Are Bathroom Fans Obsolete?

The residential ventilation strategy of using an HRV and ZRTs to ventilate bathrooms, instead of using individual bathroom fans, is more cost effective for the builder and for the home owner. Not only is the initial cost of the equipment and installation less expensive: the operating costs are lower as well. Rather than installing energy-wasting bathroom fans… Read more »

Aldes Canada is now a member of the HRAI

Founded in 1968, the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada is the national trade association of manufacturers, wholesalers and contractors in the Canadian HVACR industry. Aldes Canada’ membership in this important organization comes as we continue to significantly expand our reach across Canada. Providing fresh healthy air to the occupants of homes and… Read more »

Autumn is HRV Maintenance Season

Across Canada, heating season is fast approaching. While it is still warm out, it’s an ideal time to open up your HRV and do the annual maintenance: clean the heat-recovery core, wash or replace the filters, and ensure that the drains are clear of any blockages. Our new and improved residential installation and maintenance guide offers many… Read more »