Proper ventilation promotes well-being and a healthy lifestyle. Zehnder Comfosystems ventilation, ERV and HRV systems provide an assurance that equal amounts of stale and fresh air will be exchanged and optimal indoor air quality is achieved in the home.

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Transfer grilles let air flow

Transfer grilles let air flow

In the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, transfer air grilles help balance airflow among the rooms. This provides better comfort in the upstairs of the tightly built home. An ERV manages ventilation for the home, ensuring proper airflow for the...

ERV manages fresh airflow

ERV manages fresh airflow

Builder Luis Imery explains the function of the energy recovery ventilator (ERV) from Zehnder America in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. The ERV recovers heat from the inside air before exchanging it for fresh outside air. That helps heat...

Online course explains heat recovery ventilation for builders

Online course explains heat recovery ventilation for builders

As homes are becoming increasingly airtight, proper ventilation is critical for optimal indoor air quality. To help inform building trade professionals on how to select home ventilation systems, Zehnder America, manufacturers of heat and energy recovery ventilation systems, now offers...

A super-tight building envelope requires fresh air flow (video)

A super-tight building envelope requires fresh air flow (video)

An ERV will flow fresh air throughout the home for better indoor air quality and comfort.

Advanced framing techniques mean high performance for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Advanced framing techniques mean high performance for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Learn how to save lumber and stop thermal bridging with the latest in building science.

Advanced framing techniques mean high performance for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Advanced framing techniques mean high performance for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Luis Imery, builder of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, gives a tour of some the advanced framing techniques used on the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. This techniques result in less lumber used and greater opportunity for insulation and...

Innovative plumbing makes the Proud Green Home at Serenbe resource efficient

Innovative plumbing makes the Proud Green Home at Serenbe resource efficient

Learn the building science secrets behind the walls of this home that will meet multiple green building certifications. 

Zehnder Comfosystems Ventilation Brochure

Zehnder Comfosystems Ventilation Brochure

Heating, cooling, fresh and clean air: at Zehnder, you will find everything you need to create a comfortable, healthy andenergy-efficient indoor climate. Zehnder’s wide and clearly structured portfolio can offer the right product for any project,be it private, public or...

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Go behind the scenes to see what makes this home so special.

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Architect Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared Inc. gives an overview of the heating and air conditioning installation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. The ducted mini split system from LG Electronics delivers a highly efficient environment for maximum home comfort in the Georgia climate.

Zehnder ERV first to receive Passive House certification

Zehnder ERV first to receive Passive House certification

When a home is built to the Passive House standard, one of the key design issues is ensuring an adequate flow of fresh air for proper indoor air quality. Today’s buildings have become tighter and more insulated due to building...

Building science pays off for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (Video)

Building science pays off for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe (Video)

A tight building envelope pays off for a high-performance home.

Insulation installation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Insulation installation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Let builder Luis Imery take you on a behind-the-drywall tour of the open-cell spray foam insulation that makes the Proud Green Home at Serenbe a high performance home. The insulation was a huge contributing factor to the home testing at...

Spray foam insulation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Spray foam insulation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Let builder Luis Imery take you on a behind-the-drywall tour of some the building science in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. Here technicians apply open-cell spray foam insulation from BASF. Read more at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe Research Center.

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than average home

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than average home

To say that the Proud Green Home at Serenbe passed its first test with flying colors may be a bit of an understatement. The pre-dry wall blower door test found that the home was about 90 percent tighter than a...

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than energy code

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than energy code

During the pre-drywall blower door test, The Proud Green Home at Serenbe was found to be about 90 percent tighter than a home built to the 2009 building codes. Read more about the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. 

Look behind the walls of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Look behind the walls of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Innovative building science delivers high performance and energy efficiency in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.

Construction update: Proud Green Home at Serenbe ready for drywall

Construction update: Proud Green Home at Serenbe ready for drywall

Work accelerates on the interior as mechanical systems and insulation are installed.

ERV handles the airflow for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

ERV handles the airflow for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

One challenge of building an energy-efficient home is planning for adequate ventilation.

Metal roofing and cladding going up on Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Metal roofing and cladding going up on Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Metal siding and roofing blend with other exterior materials for a unique design and high performance.

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