As summers become warmer Comfort Cooling is an excellent way of providing gentle whole house cooling at a lower cost than an expensive full air conditioning system. Systems can be tailored to any building and can be fitted to both new MVHR systems as well as retro-fitting to existing systems, providing that all supply air ducting has been pre-insulated.
BMD's Comfort Cooling systems will cool and dehumidify the incoming airflow by 8-12 °C in summer months, but remember that room temperature can also be affected by heat gain in the building and the air change rate provided by the MVHR system.
The system operates with 100% fresh air - it does not recycle the return air. The system comprises of an internal cooling coil connected to an outdoor condensing unit with refrigerant-filled insulated pipework. The condenser gives off heat from the refrigerant into the atmosphere and chills it so that when it returns to the cooling coil it can further chill any air passing through to the supply registers in the house. Controls are via an on/off switch and thermostat located in a convenient position.
Condensing units are typically 4.0kW for our larger heat recovery units/airflows and 2.5kW for medium sized units. Comfort Cooling does need to be installed by our own specialised installation teams so it should be noted that we will only quote for a fully installed first fix or full installation. If you are fitting your own MVHR system it is perfectly possible to schedule our cooling installation to suit your timings.