Making the case for ERV's in Multifamily Buildings

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Seth Francis, an accomplished energy engineer and sustainability consultant based in Bend, Oregon, provides an insightful presentation delving into the critical role of Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERVs) in enhancing indoor air quality within multifamily buildings.

Key topics covered include:

  • Research insights on ventilation and infiltration dynamics specific to multifamily settings.

  • An exploration of the importance of ventilation in maintaining healthy indoor environments, particularly in relation to respiration and air quality.

  • Practical demonstrations showcasing the efficacy of different filtration media in reducing indoor particulate matter.

  • Comparative analysis of energy consumption across various ventilation systems, shedding light on the cost-effectiveness and sustainability of ERVs.

With over a decade of experience in energy efficiency, mechanical design, and sustainable practices, Seth brings a wealth of expertise to the discussion. Whether you're involved in single-family dwellings or large-scale campus projects, this presentation offers valuable insights for anyone passionate about promoting healthy buildings and advancing closed-loop sustainable design principles. Join us to discover how ERVs can revolutionize the way we approach indoor air quality in multifamily residences.