Home Ventilation & Heat Recovery Systems.

Installations, servicing and repairs in Reading, Berkshire and beyond.

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Why choose a heat recovery system?

It’s hard to ignore. We’re spending more and more time in our homes. They used to be places to eat, sleep, and relax, but they’re increasingly becoming places where we work, and even exercise.

How comfortable we feel when we’re indoors mostly comes down to the temperature. However, humidity and air quality also play a large role. Nobody likes to feel stuffy in their own home, and fresh air keeps us comfy, healthy, and productive.

Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery (MVHR) systems ventilate your home and control your indoor climate. And they do so whilst reducing your heating costs. If you want your household to enjoy that fresh air feeling without having to crack open a window - MVHR is for you.

MVHR's are also a popular way to meet building regulations for new homes. Though they can be retrofitted into older properties, good draught proofing and insulation is required.

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What are the benefits of home ventilation?

Heat recovery systems are an increasingly popular way to achieve a constant circulation of fresh, filtered air. The systems offer many benefits, including:

  • Higher quality air, filtered from dust, allergens and pollutants. Especially beneficial for those with asthma, hay-fever, and those who live near busy roads.
  • Massive reductions in moisture and condensation, meaning a lower risk of damp and mould throughout the home.
  • Lower heating costs due to increased heat retention (recovery).
  • Fewer lingering odours from things like cooking and pets.
  • Compliant with the latest PART F building regulations.

How do heat recovery systems work?

Heat recovery systems extract hot and moist air from bathrooms, kitchens, and toilets. Once extracted, the air is passed through an exchanger, where the heat is transferred into new, fresh air from outdoors.

The new oxygen filled air is then gently distributed throughout the home via a network of discreet vents. The old, stale air is removed to the outdoors. The result is a healthy, fresh, environment of filtered, recycled air.

Upkeep & maintenance

Heat recovery systems are low maintenance in all aspects. Once your preferred settings have been chosen they operate autonomously. In terms of maintenance, they require a filter change once or twice per year, depending on usage.

It is still recommended to get your heat recovery system serviced annually. This extends the systems life-span, and keeps intact your manufacturers warranty.

If you would like more information regarding our home ventilation services, please send us an enquiry using the form at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, you can call us directly on 0118 449 2007, or email us at contactus@protocool.co.uk.

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What our customers say

"Excellent service! We are currently building a veterinary practice and I didn't know where to start with our climate control. The guys from ProtoCool have been amazing, helping us with our endless questions and installing a very smart system! I wouldn't have any hesitation in recommending them."

Sharon from Wokingham
Commercial Air Conditioning.

"The Protocool team were prompt and professional. They kept us informed throughout the process, were very punctual and finished the work on the agreed time. I would recommend Protocool."

Matt from Reading
Residential loft AC install.

"We use ProtoCool Ltd on a commercial basis for routine and reactive works.  Quotes are issued promptly and dates made available quickly.  The engineer arrived on time and undertook all works as expected.  Site left clean and tidy.  Additional advice also offered about how some of our units may operate more efficiently but no pressure to accept any further work."

Louise from Swindon
8 unit AC installation.

"A very happy customer, really excellent team, very professional, great attention to detail. Very happy to recommend"

Laima from Reading
Commercial Refrigeration.

"Very pleased with the consultation process kept informed and team that fitted A/C were excellent."

Jeremy from Woking
2x A/C systems.

"Used protocool before so this was the 3rd unit we have had installed. Jack and Lukasz were very good as rated as was Steve electrician and all the office staff. Would not hesitate to use Protocool again."

Daniel from Reading
Commercial AC installation.

"Excellent service as always from these guys. Had both my unit serviced, and my dads in the next village. On time, very Clean and most of all very polite. Would not hesitate to recommend Protocool Ltd."

Luke in Salisbury
Air Conditioning Service

"Warren and Scott were extremely efficient polite and worked a very long day to complete the job"

Sasha from Windsor
Domestic cold room install.
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0118 449 2007
ProtoCool LTD
Unit 1 Comet House,
Calleva Park,
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