Titon provides fresh air for housing in Shetland Islands

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Whole-house ventilation with heat recovery for this exposed development in the Shetland Islands is provided by Titon units.

A housing development that is exposed to an average force four wind speed the whole year round is ventilated by Titon heat-recovery ventilation units. HRV1 Q Plus units have been installed in the Shetland Islands for the Hjaltland Housing Association Quoys phase three development, consisting of 34 homes in Lerwick of two and three bedrooms.

The units were specified by Paul Leask of the Hjaltland Housing Association, who overseas all social-housing developments in Lerwick.

Paul Leask explains, ‘We specified the Titon units because the properties we build in Shetland are constructed to the highest air-tightness standards due to the windy climate. We therefore rely on efficient whole-house ventilation units to provide necessary air changes. As an association, we do not believe we should be relying on a building’s natural air leakage to provide the necessary air changes for a healthy living environment.’

These units measure just 600 x 430 x 285 mm and can serve a property with a kitchen and up to five additional wet rooms, but are aimed mainly at apartments where space is at a premium.

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