Cost of Heat Recovery Systems

Item Buy Qty Low High
Material start qty $1073.39 $2039.44
Labor start qty $507.24 $682.01
Supplies, Tools $43.48 $50.30
Total   $1624.11 $2771.75


   capacity 125 cfm 175 cfm 250 cfm
to 70% efficiency 1 0 0
82+% efficiency 0 0 0

Quality Better - value grade

Labor Unlicensed - handyman

Job Complexity Direct fit replacement

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Heat Recovery Systems - Pricing and Installation Cost Notes

Homewyse cost estimates are approximate ranges for basic work in typical conditions. The estimates should only be used for preliminary planning. Homewyse estimates are NOT substitutes for quotes from qualified vendors. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for an accurate assessment of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

  • Labor tasks - Assemble and secure unit. Connect inlet and outlet ducting (up to 3m/10ft runs). Connect and secure wiring to existing electrical receptacle. Mount, connect and configure controller.
  • The homewyse cost estimates include all typical costs for fittings, connection components and mounting hardware.
  • The homewyse Heat Recovery Ventilation System cost estimates do not include costs for new installation of, repairs to, or relocation of existing ducting, electrical connection, fuel supply line and exhaust vent systems. Costs associated with permit acquisition and sign off are not included.
  • Higher priced Heat Recovery Systems may include features/attributes that include higher capacity, more durable construction, moisture transfer, higher energy efficiency and more compact design.
  • Heat Recovery Ventilation System installation costs are commonly quoted from a standard rate and can be estimated/quoted by the service professional after measurement and visual inspection at the job site.
  • Energy saving Heat Recovery Systems may qualify for cash rebates from local utility companies and/or federal tax credits. Rebates and tax credits vary widely, so compare carefully before buying.
  • The variation in installation costs for complex configurations (non-rectangular shape, many corners, multiple levels, etc.) can be considerable. For accurate cost estimates, collect detailed bids from several qualified professionals.
  • Reduce total project cost by having multiple vendors bid on the same, detailed work specification of your Heat Recovery Ventilation System project.
  • Save on installation costs by combining similar jobs and by being willing to have your project completed during low demand periods for the vendor/installer.

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