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HERO 150H-EC Fr. Air Appliance

Top duct connection HRV, 176 cfm, ENERGY STAR®, EC motors

Item Number: 463253

• Up to 175 cfm of fresh air
• Integrated MERV8 fresh air filter
• 6” top-mounted duct connections
• Unobstructed front access
• Energy-efficient counter flow core
• Multiple speed operation
• Electronically commutated motors (ECM)
• TurboTouch function boosts exhaust capacity for 20, 40 or 60 minutes

While natural infiltration of fresh air thru gaps and cracks in the building envelope offers a certain amount of fresh air, with most new homes this amount of air just is not sufficient. Properly sealed homes require mechanical ventilation to remove excess moisture, odors, and contaminants while providing fresh air for occupants and enhancing comfort.

HERO 150H-EC fresh air appliance provides a controlled way of ventilating a home. It works continuously to supply up to 175 cfm of fresh, filtered air into the building while removing the equal amount of moist, stale air. Up to 80 % of the heat in the extract air is recovered by the heat exchanger and used to heat the fresh air coming from outside. In summer, the energy of extract air transfers to cool the warmer fresh air reducing cooling loads on air conditioning.

The HERO features a counterflow core to deliver exceptional heat transfer performance. The product comes with a wall mount, external electrical box with easy connect ports, integrated in-door manometer ports and duct ports with plastic collar shrouds with integrated backdraft for simple fast installation.

HERO 150H-EC is compatible with ECO-TOUCH® Programmable Wall Control.

Technical parameters

Product
Voltage (nominal) 120 V
Frequency 60 Hz
Phase(s) 1~
Input power 110 W
Input current 3 A
Air flow max 176 cfm
Static pressure 0.4 in.wg
Certificate CSA, HVI, ENERGY STAR
Dimensions and weights
Weight 50.9 lb
Used for
Installation placement Vertical
Images Wiring - HERO 150H-EC Fr. Air Appliance - Fantech
Supply temperature Net airflow Consumed power Sensible recovery efficiency Adjusted sensible recovery efficiency Latent recovery / moisture transfer Apparent sensible effectiveness

°F (°C)

cfm (L/s)

W

%

%

%

Heating

32 (0)

70 (33)

30

82

84

0.02

88

32 (0)

106 (50)

45

75

77

0.01

79

32 (0)

170 (80)

110

70

74

0.01

77

-13 (-25)

70 (33)

40

61

62

0.06

86

Images Dimensions - HERO 150H-EC Fr. Air Appliance - Fantech
Model A B C D Duct Size
HERO 120H 23 1/4 (590) 11 1/2 (291) 22 5/8 (575) 24 1/4 (616) 5 (127)
HERO 150H 27 7/8 (707) 13 3/8 (341) 23 (285) 24 7/8 (626) 6 (152)
HERO 200H 27 7/8 (707) 15 3/8 (391) 23 (285) 24 7/8 (626) 6 (152)
HERO 150H-EC 27 7/8 (707) 13 3/8 (341) 23 (285) 24 7/8 (626) 6 (152)
HERO 250H-EC 27 7/8 (707) 15 3/8 (391) 23 (285) 24 7/8 (626) 6 (152)
Dimensions in inches (mm).
Fans

Two (2) electronically commutated motors. The EC fans operate at high efficiency levels and offer a great energy-saving potential not only at full load, but especially at part-load. When operating at part-load, the energy used is much lower than with an AC motor of equivalent output. Reduced energy usage guarantees a drop in operating costs.

Heat Recovery Core

Counterflow heat recovery exchanger built from thermoformed polymer plates covered by a limited lifetime warranty. Core dimensions are 14.4" x 14.4" (366 x 366 mm) with a 12" (305 mm) depth. Our heat exchangers are designed and manufactured to withstand extreme temperature variations.

Defrost

The unit incorporates a unique and quiet internal recirculation defrost that does not depressurize the home during the defrost cycle. A preset defrost sequence is activated when the outdoor temperature falls below 23° F (-5° C) and automatically adjusts itself based on operating conditions. The fan speed is also adjusted automatically to provide a smooth and quiet transition between Ventilation & Defrost mode.

Serviceability

Core, filters, fans and electronic panel can be accesses easily from the access panel. Core conveniently slides out with only 14" (355 mm) clearance.

Duct Connections

6" (152mm) round metal duct connections with rubberrized seal.

Case

24 gauge galvanized pre-painted steel corrosion resistant

Insulation

Cabinet is fully insulated with 3/4" (20 mm) high density expanded polystyrene.

Filters

Two (2) washable electrostatic panel type air filters 7.87" (200mm) x 11.81" (300mm) x 0.125" (3mm). An added MERV-8 supply filter is supplied with the unit. MERV-8 dimensions 5.77" x 12.09" x 1.75" (146.5mm x 307mm x 44.5mm)

Warranty

Limited lifetime on counterflow exchanger, 7 year on motors, and 5 year on parts.

Requirements and Standards
• Complies with the UL 1812 requirements regulating the construction and installation of Heat Recovery Ventilators
• Complies with the CSA C22.2 no. 113 Standard applicable to ventilators
• Complies with the CSA F326 requirements regulating the installation of Heat Recovery Ventilators
• Technical data was obtained from published results of test relating to CSA C439 Standards
• HVI certified and ENERGY STAR® qualified*

*This product earned the ENERGY STAR® by meeting strict efficiency guidelines set by Natural Resources Canada and the US EPA. It meets ENERGY STAR® requirements only when used in Canada.

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