Updated 9 Aug 2017

SmartVent

SV01

Bottom line: The SmartVent SV01 positive pressure ventilation system can ventilate a house up to 70m². It has automatic fan speeds - but the filter is not washable. This brand has very good levels of user satisfaction, but its reliability is below-average.

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Good points

  • High level of user-satisfaction.
  • Has heater option, though it costs an extra $745.
  • Has optional carbon ($115) and HEPA ($125), good for removing odours from the air.

But

  • Brand reliability below-average. * Replacement filters (DIY-installed) more expensive than average.
  • Replacement filters (including professional installation) more expensive than average.
  • No heat transfer option.
  • No summer cooling option.
  • Filter not washable.

Specifications

Model

Origin
NZ
Type
Positive pressure
Brand reliability
7.1/10
Brand satisfaction
8.0/10
Brand reliability
71%
Brand satisfaction
80%
House or room size (m²)
Up to 70

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$1320
Base filter price - DIY
$90
Installed filter cost
$220

Control panel

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

Features

Extra outlets, each
n/a
Standard filter grade
F7
Alternative filters
Carbon: $115; HEPA: $125
Washable filter
No
WiFi/App control
No

Supplier information

Website
DIY kit sellers
Electrical wholesalers
Performance warranty (months)
n/a
Warranty (parts and labour)
5 years (excludes filter)
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