Updated 9 Aug 2017

SmartVent

Synergy Single Room Heat Recovery

Snapshot: The SmartVent Synergy Single Room Heat Recovery is a balanced pressure ventilation system with automatic 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.

But

  • Brand reliability below-average. * Replacement filters (DIY-installed) 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 37

Prices

Installed price - estimated
$1135
Base filter price - DIY
n/a
Installed filter cost
n/a

Control panel

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

Features

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

Supplier information

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