American Aldes Raises the Bar on Home Ventilation with Improved VentZone® Systems

American Aldes announces exciting changes to its residential heat and energy recovery ventilators and VentZone® Systems. These design advances still have all the features home builders, HVAC installers, and home owners find valuable, such as energy efficiency and healthy indoor air quality, plus simplified installation and greater compatibility with other controllers. American Aldes is pleased… Read more »

What is a Central Ventilation System?

Maybe you’ve heard the terms central ventilation, local ventilation and hybrid ventilation and wondered what’s the difference and why does it matter? Here’s a brief explanation to help sort it out. A central ventilation system can be defined as a centrally located ventilator specifically designed to provide controlled, continuous, low-level movement of air in and out… Read more »

Obtaining Credits for Ventilation Systems under LEED for Homes Program

This document is a guideline of the maximum potential points American Aldes ventilation products can contribute to obtaining certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED for Homes Rating System. Future documents will summarize points available from other LEED programs such as LEED for Homes Mid-rise; LEED Homes Initiative for Affordable Housing; REGREEN Residential… Read more »

Clean Air Solutions for Homes Impacted by Wildfires

American Aldes has developed clean air solutions that positively pressurize homes with filtered fresh air to help prevent the infiltration of unwanted contaminants. Wildfires can spread ash and soot for hundreds of miles. Homeowners often complain of dust and ash build-up inside their homes, even though they are far removed from the danger of flames…. Read more »