Updated 9 Aug 2017

DVS

EC HTS (Dedicated heat transfer system)

Snapshot: The DVS EC HTS (Dedicated heat transfer system) is a heat transfer system with automatic fan speeds. But what size house does it suit?

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Test results

Brand reliability
?/10
Brand satisfaction
?/10
Overall score
88

Good points

  • Very good brand reliability.
  • High level of user satisfaction with this brand.

But

  • Replacement filters (DIY-installed) more expensive than average.

Our assessment

We use specifications supplied by the manufacturer plus reliability and satisfaction data from our 2017 reliability survey to assess each system. Note: only DVS, HRV, SmartVent and MoistureMASTER had enough respondents for us to comment on their brand reliability and user satisfaction.

Specifications

Model

Origin
NZ
Type
Heat transfer
House or room size (m²)
Up to 600

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$1545
Base filter price - DIY
n/a
Installed filter cost
n/a

Control panel

Control panel fitted in living space
Yes
Fan speed controls
Auto
Adjust speed from panel
Yes
Adjustable temperature cut outs
Low
Ceiling or room temperature display
both

Features

Heater option
yes
Heater option cost
n/a
Heat transfer option
included
Heat transfer option cost
n/a
Summer cooling option
n/a
Summer cooling option cost
n/a
Extra outlets, each
From $200
Standard filter grade
n/a
Alternative filters
n/a
Washable filter
n/a
WiFi/App control
No

Supplier information

DIY kit sellers
-
Performance warranty (months)
n/a
Warranty (parts and labour)
5 years