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Broan® HE Series Heat Recovery Ventilator, 156 CFM at 0.4 in. w.g.

The HRV160 ECM has been designed to be one of the most eco-friendly HRV air exchangers on the market. Its innovative design incorporates extremely high performance ECM* motors, which enable the HRV160 ECM to significantly lower energy costs without affecting its performance. Additional energy efficiency is achieved through its advanced heat recovery core, which can retain up to 80% of the home’s heating. The HRV160 ECM surpasses energy-saving standards while providing effective heat recovery, ventilation and quiet operation. All aspects have been designed to facilitate balancing of air flow and simplify uses and installation.




  • High performance ECM* motors
  • Faster and easier installation of insulated flexible ducts with practical straps
  • Integrated balancing dampers
  • Integrated electronic board on motors
  • Homeshield™ defrosting system
  • Heat recovery core with superior capacity
  • Optimized drainage system
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified
  • High efficiency Venmar® Core Technology recovers up to 88% of the heat
  • 50–250 CFM range covers all home sizes
  • State-of-the-art ECM motors provide significant electrical consumption savings (an average of 67% compared to standard motors)
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Anti-freeze Setting (Approved for Unheated Space) No
Automatic Shutoff No
Built-In Timer No
cETL Listed No
CSA Listed No
cUL Listed No
ETL Listed No
Humidity Sensing No
HVI Certified No
UL Listed No
Apparent sensible efficiency at 32°F 80
Filtration Level MERV 9
Ports Location Top
Ports Size 6" Round
Sensible recovery efficiency at -13°F 64
Sensible recovery efficiency at 32°F 80
Core Warranty Limited Lifetime
Parts Warranty 5 Years
Product Length 14.9375
Product Width 23.5625
Product Height 24.5625
ENERGY STAR® certified Yes
High Efficiency Luminaire No
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