Updated 9 Aug 2017

HRV

Vortex

Snapshot: The HRV Vortex is a bathroom extraction ventilation system with manual / automatic fan speeds. But what size house does it suit?

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Test results

Brand reliability
?/10
Brand satisfaction
?/10
Overall score
87

Good points

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

But

  • Replacement filters (DIY-installed) more expensive than average.
  • No heater option.
  • No heat transfer option.
  • No summer cooling option.

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
Italy
Type
Bathroom extraction
House or room size (m²)
n/a

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$670
Base filter price - DIY
n/a
Installed filter cost
n/a

Control panel

Control panel fitted in living space
No
Fan speed controls
Auto/manual
Adjust speed from panel
No
Adjustable temperature cut outs
No
Ceiling or room temperature display
n/a

Features

Heater option
no
Heater option cost
No
Heat transfer option
n/a
Heat transfer option cost
no
Summer cooling option
No
Summer cooling option cost
No
Extra outlets, each
na
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)
3 years