PIV unit announced as a finalist in Electrical Industry Awards
Vent-Axia is delighted to announce that its ground-breaking Lo-Carbon PoziDry Compact Pro Positive Input Ventilation (PIV) unit has been announced as a finalist at The Electrical Industry Awards 2019. This innovative product combats condensation in mould even in the smallest of homes and has been shortlisted in the ‘Residential/Domestic Product of the Year’ category at these prestigious awards.
The Electrical Industry Awards celebrates excellence in the industry, benchmarking outstanding performance in the use, development and installation of electrical products in the past 12 months. One of the industry’s longest running and most prestigious award schemes, the black-tie event will take place on 24th October 2019 at The Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London and is a key date in the industry calendar.
“We are thrilled that the revolutionary PoziDry Compact Pro has been shortlisted at these important awards. The unique unit offers a step-change in wall-mounted PIV so it’s wonderful to have it recognised by the industry” said Tom Wodcke, Product Marketing Manager at Vent-Axia. “The unit is easy to install, visually unobtrusive and offers huge space saving benefits in already small homes. With the condensation and mould season now upon us, the PoziDry Compact Pro is the ideal solution.”
Offering a totally new way of thinking about wall-mounted PIV, the PoziDry Compact Pro is the ideal solution for combating condensation and mould in problem properties without a loft. Boasting many unique features, the PoziDry Compact Pro is the size of a shoe box and is the smallest PIV unit on the market. This makes it ideal for use in flats since it minimises the impact on residents’ living space by allowing the installation in the most unobtrusive place possible. Half the size of conventional boxed PIV units the ground-breaking PoziDry Compact Pro is still powerful enough to effectively tackle condensation and mould and is so small it can fit inside the decorative boxing used to cover its ducting.
The PoziDry Compact Pro boasts quick and simple installation for contractors. Featuring a removable inner cartridge, the PoziDry Compact Pro’s foam back plate weighs just 130g ensuring there is no need for installers to lift a heavy metal box above head height to mark drilling holes. Plus, with two inlet and outlet positions the PoziDry Compact Pro can be installed horizontally or vertically in 16 orientations giving contractors the ultimate installation flexibility allowing the unit to be fitted in the best place every time.
The PoziDry Compact Pro’s unique removeable inner cartridge contains all the critical components of the unit meaning repairs and replacement are easy. Electricians simply unplug and remove the central cartridge, leaving the ductwork, wiring and mounting undisturbed during re-installation. By only replacing the inner cartridge there is less plastic waste and less fuel for shipping, thus lowering the installation’s carbon footprint.
Providing fresh, tempered air into the home the PoziDry Compact Pro unit creates an indoor environment where condensation and mould find it hard to exist, benefiting occupants and avoiding the damaging effects on the building. Air is drawn through an integral, high capacity, washable G4 or F7 filter and this fresh, filtered air passes along the ducting and enters the room through a discreet rotatable grille which ensures that the airflow is always directed upwards, reducing cold draughts.
Ultra-low sound levels and increased energy efficiency are guaranteed thanks to the PoziDry Compact Pro’s anti-vibration EPP body which makes the unit condensation resistant too. It also has a precision engineered forward curved centrifugal impellor assembly, further reducing noise levels to as low as 11dB(A). Highly efficient the PoziDry Compact Pro features a dc motor which allows it to run as low as 4W resulting in extremely low running costs - from less than 9p per week. And to help ensure resident comfort in the summer the PoziDry Compact Pro will automatically switch off if the ambient temperature exceeds 27°C to prevent over-heating. This temperature threshold can be adjusted at installation.
Featuring Smart Sense™ intelligent technology, the PoziDry Compact Pro also records usage, energy consumption and filter life to ensure the unit has been used as intended. This is secured by an installer-enabled 3-digit lock to make the PoziDry Compact Pro tamper free. Boasting a 7-year warranty, PoziDry Compact Pro offers peace of mind helping protect residents’ homes from condensation and mould.
For further information on all products and services offered by Vent-Axia telephone 0844 856 0590 or visit the company website. For further information on The Electrical Industry Awards, click here