Do MVHR and underfloor heating make a home more efficient? Our expert explains

Environvent MVHR ducting on a cross section of a house
Keep your home warm and well ventilation by combining MVHR and underfloor heating (Image credit: Environvent)

MVHR and underfloor heating can work hand in hand to provide you with a living environment that's both cosy and cost-effective. 

Though sometimes costly, this combination of cutting-edge technologies can offer a great return on investment — something highly-desirable for most homeowners. But you may be wondering if this dynamic duo is right for you. 

David Hilton

David is a renewables and ventilation installer, with over 35 years experience, and is a long-standing contributor to Homebuilding and Renovating magazine. He is a member of the Gas Safe Register, has a Masters degree in Sustainable Architecture, and is an authority in sustainable building and energy efficiency, with extensive knowledge in building fabrics, heat recovery ventilation, renewables, and also conventional heating systems. He is also a speaker at the Homebuilding & Renovating Show. 

Passionate about healthy, efficient homes, he is director of Heat and Energy Ltd. He works with architects, builders, self builders and renovators, and designs and project manages the installation of ventilation and heating systems to achieve the most energy efficient and cost effective outcome for every home.

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