Founded in 1955, HVI certifies a wide range of home ventilating products manufactured by companies located throughout the world which produce the vast majority of the residential ventilation products sold in North America including:
|HVI-Certified Performance Parameters|
|Bathroom exhaust fan|
|Downdraft kitchen exhauster|
|Dryer exhaust duct power ventilator|
|Duct termination fitting|
|Energy recovery ventilator|
|Heat recovery ventilator|
|Integrated supply and exhaust ventilator|
|Kitchen exhaust fan|
|Kitchen range hood|
|Powered attic ventilator|
|Remote exterior mounted ventilator|
|Utility room exhaust fan|
|Whole house comfort ventilator|
The Certified Rating Programs of HVI were created to provide a fair and credible method of comparing ventilation performance of similar products. Products must be tested to qualify for certification, plus a random verification testing program ensures that the products continue to meet their certified performance ratings. All testing for certification and verification is performed by third-party laboratories independent of any manufacturer. The test procedures are developed by HVI members and based on internationally recognized standards. A complete list of HVI-Certified Products can be found in the HVI-Certified Products Directory.
HVI Certification is accepted and recognized as the preferred method of performance assurance by many agencies including:
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HVI Board of Directors
An introduction to the driving force behind HVI, the Board of Directors.
HVI Distinguished Service Award
The HVI Distinguished Service Award is awarded annually at the HVI Spring meeting by the Board of Directors to distinguished representatives and partners of HVI who have served the industry and the organization well.
The Future of HVI Award
The Future of HVI Award is awarded annually at the HVI Spring meeting by the Board of Directors to individuals currently involved in leadership or committee/task group activities who set a strong example for other volunteer leaders.
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