Updated 9 Aug 2017

SmartVent

Synergy Evolve 3035

Snapshot: The SmartVent Synergy Evolve 3035 is a balanced pressure ventilation system with 3 fan speeds. But what size house does it suit?

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Test results

Brand reliability
?/10
Brand satisfaction
?/10
Overall score
71

Good points

  • High level of user-satisfaction.
  • Has heater option, though it costs an extra $785.
  • Has heat transfer option, though it costs an extra $1055.
  • Has summer cooling option included.
  • Washable filter.

But

  • Brand reliability below-average. * Replacement filters (DIY-installed) more expensive than average.
  • Replacement filters (including professional installation) 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
Balanced pressure
House or room size (m²)
Up to 350

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$5190
Base filter price - DIY
$90
Installed filter cost
$220

Control panel

Control panel fitted in living space
Optional tablet control
Fan speed controls
3 speeds
Adjust speed from panel
Yes
Adjustable temperature cut outs
low
Ceiling or room temperature display
Lounge/bedroom/outside

Features

Heater option
yes
Heater option cost
$785
Heat transfer option
yes
Heat transfer option cost
1055
Summer cooling option
Yes
Summer cooling option cost
included
Extra outlets, each
$270
Standard filter grade
F7+ G3
Alternative filters
Carbon: $115; HEPA: $132
Washable filter
Yes
WiFi/App control
WiFi control/standard

Supplier information

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