Updated 9 Aug 2017

HomeTech

ACD-XH

Snapshot: The HomeTech ACD-XH is a positive pressure ventilation system with 10 automatic speeds. But what size house does it suit?

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Good points

  • Replacement filters (including professional installation) cheaper-than-average.
  • Has heater option included.
  • Has heat transfer option, though it costs an extra $499.
  • Has summer cooling option, though it costs an extra $999.
  • Washable filter.

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
Positive pressure
House or room size (m²)
Up to 300

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$2299
Base filter price - DIY
$69
Installed filter cost
$149

Control panel

Control panel fitted in living space
Yes
Fan speed controls
Auto, 10 speeds
Adjust speed from panel
Yes
Adjustable temperature cut outs
high/low
Ceiling or room temperature display
Yes

Features

Heater option
included
Heater option cost
included
Heat transfer option
yes
Heat transfer option cost
$499
Summer cooling option
Yes
Summer cooling option cost
$999
Extra outlets, each
$150
Standard filter grade
EU4
Alternative filters
F6 & F7
Washable filter
Yes
WiFi/App control
No

Supplier information

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