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Ventuer Mechanical Ventilation Systems For Low-Rise Apartments (< 6 Storeys)
Description

The Ventuer mechanical ventilation systems for low-rise apartment apartments are designed and engineered on a case-by-case basis to meet project specific requirements. Designed to exceed NZBC and Healthy Homes standards, they extract contaminants and condensation from bathrooms, kitchens and laundries whilst ensuring fresh air is supplied throughout the apartments.

With a full range of different fan types, duct systems, fire dampers, internal grilles and diffusers and external cowls and louvres, the Ventuer systems can be configured for virtually any construction methodology and architectural intent.

Key Features
  • Custom designed system for each project, engineered to integrate with the project-specific structural, architectural, seismic and fire design details
  • Full design documentation to support each project, including Building Consent documentation, Producer Statements, Shop Drawings and As-Built documentation
  • Certified to comply with NZBC clause G4 requirements and Healthy Homes standards
  • Range of different systems available to suit any project budget: extraction-only, positive pressure systems, balanced pressure systems and energy-recovery systems
Scope of Use

Mechanical ventilation systems for low-rise apartment buildings up to 6 storeys.

Systems are engineered to suit project-specific requirements, and can be designed to ventilate the following rooms/zones:

  • Extraction from kitchens, bathrooms and laundries
  • Fresh air supply to bedrooms and living areas
  • Fresh air supply to stairwells, lobbies and common areas
  • Relief air systems for lift shafts
  • Ventilation of basements and underground carparks
Limitations on Use
  • Extraction-only systems can only be used in buildings with opening doors and windows that are greater than 5% of the floor area to comply with G4 requirements

Installation Requirements

Installation requirements for the Ventuer mechanical ventilation systems vary dependent system design and building construction methodology. Ventuer provides full shop drawings for all installations which show sequencing, fixing type and sizing, flashing requirements and sealant details. Installers should make themselves fully conversant with these shop drawings prior to installation commencing.

Statement of Building Code Compliance

Ventuer mechanical ventilation systems comply with the following NZBC clauses:

  • G4 Ventilation
  • C3 Fire
  • B1 Structure
  • E2 External Moisture
In-Service History

Ventuer mechanical ventilation products have be extensively used in a range of different project types throughout New Zealand since 2009.

Other Performance Attributes
  • All system designs are supported by project-specific engineering calculations and producer statements
  • Effective ventilation of indoor spaces is critical to ensuring healthy living environments and minimising issues such as asthma and air-borne transmission of infectious diseases

Warranty

5 year product warranty on all equipment used in Ventuer mechanical ventilation systems.

Environmental Information

Effective use of natural and mechanical ventilation systems can significantly reduce the energy consumption of a building, reducing both its carbon footprint and whole of life cost.

Documents
Ventuer Cowls, Grilles & Diffusers Manual
Ventuer Duct & Fittings Manual
Ventuer Fans Manual
Ventuer Design Solutions

Ventüer designs and supplies engineered natural and mechanical ventilation products and systems for commercial, industrial and high-density residential construction projects.

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