Zehnder America Certifies Novus 300 HRV with Home Ventilating Institute


Zehnder America is proud to have its Novus 300 HRV unit certified by the Home Ventilating Institute (HVI).  With Apparent Sensible Effectiveness between 94%-96%, Sensible Recovery Efficiency of over 90%, the Novus 300 HRV is setting a new standard for the next generation of Heat Recovery Ventilation in North America.  Zehnder America will continue to test and list additional models in coming months including ERVs.


BPI Signs MoU with Zehnder America to Provide Quality Assurance Commissioning Services


The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) and Zehnder America are pleased to announce a Memorandum of Understanding allowing BPI’s Quality Assurance Providers to verify proper installation and commissioning of Zehnder ventilation systems in retrofit and new construction projects, as part of BPI’s nationwide Quality Assurance Program. This will ensure proper balancing of fresh-air supply and stale-air exhaust for optimal ventilation efficiency. Zehnder will provide in-depth training sessions on the design of high-efficiency, whole-house ventilation systems to BPI’s quality assurance network. BPI’s

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Zehnder’s September Conference Schedule


We have a busy September schedule coming up for Zehnder.  We will have Zehnder representatives at the following three conferences: Energy and Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) Conference from September 25-27 in Scottsdale, AZ, AHR Expo from September 25-27 in Monterrey, Mexico, and North American Passive House Conference in Denver, Co September 27-30.  Come by our booth at these conferences and learn more how Zehnder’s HRV/ERV Comfosystems fits into a high performance home to ensure optimal indoor air quality for healthy

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Zehnder America at the International Passive House Conference


Barry Stephens, National Sales & Marketing Manager at ZehnderAmerica, Inc was in Hanover, Germany to attend the International Passive House Conference. Barry attended many relevant sessions regarding ventilation in Passive House dwellings and spent time at the Paul H/ERV booth there. Here are some highlights from his time at the conference: Barry attended the Introduction to Passive House course on Wednesday, and had the pleasure of discussions over lunch with Wolfgang Feist regarding the development of the North American market,

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ComfoAir 550 Now Passive House Certified


Our largest sized HRV, the ComfoAir 550, has successfully completed the rigorous Passive House certification process and now officially joins our exclusive line-up of PHI certified units. The Passive House Institute in Darmstadt, Germany has meticulous standards to certify heat recovery ventilators. Certified equipment must pass stringent standards for thermal comfort, effective heat recovery rate, electrical power consumption, airtightness, balancing and adjustability, sound insulation, indoor air quality, and frost protection. The ComfoAir 550 aced these tests resulting in an effective

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AHR Expo


Our first show this year will be The 2012 AHR Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago from January 23-25. Zehnder will be joining 2,000 exhibiting companies from over 30 countries around the globe. Visit us at Booth #5144 to see our latest HRV and ERV energy efficient systems. This year at the AHR Expo Zehnder will be giving away an iPad 2. Just visit our booth and while there check out the new ComfoPlan ventilation software. You will also have

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Home Ventilating Institute


Zehnder America is proud to join the Home Ventilating Institute and to earn industry recognition for our ComfoAir 350 HRV as being the most energy efficient Heat Recovery Ventilator certified so far. With Apparent Sensible Effectiveness above 90%, Sensible Recovery Efficiency of 85%-88%, and power consumption as low as .30 watts per cfm, the ComfoAir 350 HRV has crossed the threshold to the next generation of Heat Recovery Ventilation in North America. Zehnder America will continue to test and list

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Build Boston – November 16-18, 2011


Build Boston presents the 27th edition of its annual tradeshow and conference at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston November 16 through 18, 2011. As the largest regional event for the design and construction industry in the country, Build Boston will promote information exchange and dialogue among architects, clients, construction experts and academic industry researchers on methods and practices for a sustainable building stock. Zehnder is proud to support this conference with Barry Stephens’ presentation “A Primer on High

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Solar Decathlon Results


After two long years of designing and building cutting edge solar powered homes, the nineteen collegiate teams competing in the 2011 DOE Solar Decathlon had their days in the sun. Zehnder was a proud sponsor of two teams in the competition and we are happy to share their successes. Middlebury College was a groundbreaking team in this year’s competition as the first team ever to come from a liberal arts school without a technical program. They left quite a few

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Sunset Magazine Smart Home


Sunset magazine has opened the Sunset Smart Homes, which were built from the ground up in Palo Alto to highlight the best in sustainable and beautiful design with the latest in home technology and automation. Zehnder proudly participated in this exciting project with the donation of our ComfoSystems heat recovery ventillation systems. The completed Smart Homes will be featured in the November 2011 issue of Sunset magazine. The public also had the opportunity to tour the Smart Homes during September

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