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“Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift.”
Amit Ray, Beautify your Breath – Beautify Your Life
“Badly constructed houses do for the healthy what badly constructed hospitals do for the sick. Once insure that the air in a house is stagnant, and sickness is certain to follow.”
Florence Nightingale, 1859 Notes on Nursing
“Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts.”
Thích Nhất Hanh
“The human body is designed to discharge 70% of its toxins through breathing ... If your breathing is not operating at peak efficiency, you are not ridding yourself of toxins properly.”
Gay Hendricks, PhD, Conscious Breathing
“For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth.”
Sanskrit proverb
FRESH AIR
Live Healthier    Live Longer
Live Better with the CERV (Pronounced "Serve")
The Most Advanced Automated Fresh Air Ventilation System for your Home
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Hold Your Health to a Higher Standard
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Indoor Air Quality
(Parts Per Million CO2)
Occupant Health and Comfort
400ppmAtmospheric CO2 Level (Fresh Air)
>900ppmNotable decrease in mental performance, sleep quality, and productivity
1100ppmIndoor air quality ASHRAE standard for newly constructed homes
source: http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1104789/
670
PPM
Live Data!
Current average indoor air quality level for homes in the CERV community

Meet the CERV

Base System
FRESH AIR CONTROL MODULE (PART-B)
Function
Houses the electronics, sensors, and dampers for the CERV to intelligently monitor air quality and contribute to the comfort in your home.
Features
Novel bi-directional dampers switch CERV into Heating, Cooling, Fresh Air Ventilation and Recirculation modes
Integrated CO2, VOC (Volatile Organic Compound), Temperature, and Relative Humidity sensors
Fresh Air Control module is fully insulated with no thermal bridges
HEAT PUMP MODULE (PART-A)
Function
Heats, Cools, Dehumidifies, and exchanges energy between incoming fresh air and outgoing exhaust air streams when beneficial
Features
Hermetically sealed heat pump, no refrigerant charging, sealed for the lifetime of the system
Practically silent compressor operation
Digital controlled, inverter-drive compressor with industry leading efficiency
No low temperature operation restrictions, eliminating need for electric pre-heater
INLINE ECM SUPPLY & EXHAUST FANS
Function
Supplies fresh air to the occupants, exhausts polluted air from house
Features
Variable speed ECM fans provide super-efficient balanced air flow
Speed control optimizes air flow for any size home
Exceptionally quiet operation
COLOR TOUCHSCREEN CONTROLLER
Function
User interface for configuring CERV settings and viewing system status
Features
Touchscreen Controller can be placed anywhere in home
Large print, easy-to-navigate control and status screens
INLINE FILTER BOXES
Function
Removes contaminants from air delivered to the home
Features
Insulated and uninsulated filter boxes available
In-line filter box can be placed at point of fresh air entry to keep ductwork clean
Uses common filters sizes available from many sources, allowing homeowner to choose filtration level based on respiratory sensitivity
CERV-ICE Online Gateway
Function
Expands the CERV's control and monitoring capabilities to your computer, smartphone, or tablet
Features
Provides online control and access to archived CERV data
Over-the-Air upgrading of CERV control and monitoring algorithms
Access to CERV Analytics
Wireless Ventilation Switches
Function
Remote switches trigger timed fresh air ventilation event
Features
Ideal for bathroom and kitchen venting
Wireless and battery-free, remote wall switches are available in many colors
Active Circuit Transmitter switch can be integrated into other circuits (kitchen vent hood or bathroom light switch) for automatically triggering fresh air event
GEO-BOOST
Function
Converts CERV into an air source/geothermal hybrid heat pump with an external ground loop
Features
Smart CERV algorithms automatically activate Geo-Boost when beneficial
Increases CERV’s heat pump capacity and efficiency during extreme weather
FRESH AIR CONTROL MODULE (PART-B)
Function
Houses the electronics, sensors, and dampers for the CERV to intelligently monitor air quality and contribute to the comfort in your home.
Features
Novel bi-directional dampers switch CERV into Heating, Cooling, Fresh Air Ventilation and Recirculation modes
Integrated CO2, VOC (Volatile Organic Compound), Temperature, and Relative Humidity sensors
Fresh Air Control module is fully insulated with no thermal bridges
HEAT PUMP MODULE (PART-A)
Function
Heats, Cools, Dehumidifies, and exchanges energy between incoming fresh air and outgoing exhaust air streams when beneficial
Features
Hermetically sealed heat pump, no refrigerant charging, sealed for the lifetime of the system
Practically silent compressor operation
Digital controlled, inverter-drive compressor with industry leading efficiency
No low temperature operation restrictions, eliminating need for electric pre-heater
INLINE ECM SUPPLY & EXHAUST FANS
Function
Supplies fresh air to the occupants, exhausts polluted air from house
Features
Variable speed ECM fans provide super-efficient balanced air flow
Speed control optimizes air flow for any size home
Exceptionally quiet operation
COLOR TOUCHSCREEN CONTROLLER
Function
User interface for configuring CERV settings and viewing system status
Features
Touchscreen Controller can be placed anywhere in home
Large print, easy-to-navigate control and status screens
INLINE FILTER BOXES
Function
Removes contaminants from air delivered to the home
Features
Insulated and uninsulated filter boxes available
In-line filter box can be placed at point of fresh air entry to keep ductwork clean
Uses common filters sizes available from many sources, allowing homeowner to choose filtration level based on respiratory sensitivity
CERV-ICE Online Gateway
Function
Expands the CERV's control and monitoring capabilities to your computer, smartphone, or tablet
Features
Provides online control and access to archived CERV data
Over-the-Air upgrading of CERV control and monitoring algorithms
Access to CERV Analytics
Wireless Ventilation Switches
Function
Remote switches trigger timed fresh air ventilation event
Features
Ideal for bathroom and kitchen venting
Wireless and battery-free, remote wall switches are available in many colors
Active Circuit Transmitter switch can be integrated into other circuits (kitchen vent hood or bathroom light switch) for automatically triggering fresh air event
GEO-BOOST
Function
Converts CERV into an air source/geothermal hybrid heat pump with an external ground loop
Features
Smart CERV algorithms automatically activate Geo-Boost when beneficial
Increases CERV’s heat pump capacity and efficiency during extreme weather

Take Control of Your Air

Try out the interactive CERV-ICE demo below!
This is real time data from the CERV in our very own Equinox House!

Specifications

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Size & Weight
HeightWidthDepthWeightDuct Size
Heat Pump Module
(Part A)
26"22"24"78 lbs6"
Fresh Air Control Module
(Part B)
26"22"20"44 lbs6"
Inline ECM Fans7 3/8"16 3/16"8 1/4"5 lbs6"
Assembled System
(Vertical Orientation)
39 1/2"31"43 1/2"
Assembled System
(Horizontal Orientation)
50 1/2"46 1/2"24"
Capacity & Efficiency
CapacityEfficiency
Heating1125W
3850BTU
2.25 COP
Heating With Geo-Boost1465W
5025BTU
2.5 COP
Cooling700W
2400BTU
2.25 COP
Airflow
System Static Pressure0.1" SP0.2" SP0.4" SP0.6" SPPower
60% Fan Speed115 CFM110 CFM25 W
80% Fan Speed155 CFM142 CFM118 CFM42 W
100% Fan Speed192 CFM184 CFM162 CFM136 CFM62 W
Electrical
VoltageMax AmpsHz
Assembled System120V7.7A60
Heat Pump Module
(Part A)
120V4.2A60
Fresh Air Control Module
(Part B)
120V0.5A60
Inline ECM Fans120V2A60
Sensors
MinMaxAccuracy
Temperature- 67F257F± 0.9F
Relative Humidity10%90%± 3%
CO2400ppm5000ppm±30ppm ± 3%
VOC450ppm CO2 Equiv
125ppb TVOC
2000ppm CO2 Equiv
600ppb TVOC
VOCs DetectedAlcohols, Aldehydes, Aliphatic Hydrocarbons, Amines, Aromatic Hydrocarbons, CO, CH4, LPG, Ketones, Organic Acids
Sensors incorporate self-calibrating technology, no calibration needed
Warranty
Warranty Length
CERV System5 Years

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