Updated 9 Aug 2017

Premier Air

PA80

Snapshot: The Premier Air PA80 is a balanced pressure ventilation system with 3 fan speeds. But what size house does it suit?

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Good points

  • Has heater option, though it costs an extra $Can duct in a heat pump or heater as required.
  • Independently supplied .
  • Has heat transfer option included.
  • Washable filter.

But

  • Replacement filters (DIY-installed) more expensive than average.
  • 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
China Manufactured
Type
Balanced ventilation with heat recovery
House or room size (m²)
Up to 333m3

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$6500
Base filter price - DIY
n/a
Installed filter cost
n/a

Control panel

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

Features

Heater option
yes
Heater option cost
Can duct in a heat pump or heater as required. Independently supplied
Heat transfer option
yes
Heat transfer option cost
included
Summer cooling option
Yes
Summer cooling option cost
included
Extra outlets, each
226
Standard filter grade
n/a
Alternative filters
n/a
Washable filter
Yes
WiFi/App control
No

Supplier information

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