Updated 9 Aug 2017

i-vent

Harrisons

Snapshot: The i-vent Harrisons is a positive pressure ventilation system with automatic/3 manual speeds fan speeds. But what size house does it suit?

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Good points

  • Has heat transfer option, though it costs an extra $POA.
  • Has summer cooling option, though it costs an extra $POA.

But

  • Replacement filters (DIY-installed) more expensive than average.
  • No heater option.
  • Filter not washable.

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
New Zealand
Type
Positive pressure
House or room size (m²)
Up to 880

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$4020
Base filter price - DIY
n/a
Installed filter cost
n/a

Control panel

Control panel fitted in living space
Yes
Fan speed controls
Auto/Manual 3 speeds speed
Adjust speed from panel
Yes
Adjustable temperature cut outs
High/Low
Ceiling or room temperature display
Can view both

Features

Heater option
no
Heater option cost
No
Heat transfer option
yes
Heat transfer option cost
POA
Summer cooling option
Yes
Summer cooling option cost
POA
Extra outlets, each
On inspection
Standard filter grade
F7
Alternative filters
n/a
Washable filter
No
WiFi/App control
No

Supplier information

DIY kit sellers
-
Performance warranty (months)
7 years with regular filter changes
Warranty (parts and labour)
7 years

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