Updated 9 Aug 2017

DVS

EC Reclaim Plus.

Snapshot: The DVS EC Reclaim Plus. is a balanced pressure ventilation 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.
  • Replacement filters (including professional installation) cheaper-than-average.
  • Has heater option, though it costs an extra $340.
  • Has heat transfer option included.
  • Has summer cooling option included.
  • Has optional carbon filter ($120), good for removing odours from the air.

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
Balanced pressure heat recovery
House or room size (m²)
Up to 600

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$4640
Base filter price - DIY
$124
Installed filter cost
$191

Control panel

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

Features

Heater option
na
Heater option cost
$340
Heat transfer option
included
Heat transfer option cost
n/a
Summer cooling option
Yes
Summer cooling option cost
included
Extra outlets, each
From $335
Standard filter grade
F7
Alternative filters
Carbon $120
Washable filter
n/a
WiFi/App control
No

Supplier information

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