Frequently Asked Questions
How do I operate the unit?
You don’t. The unit is completely automatic, switching itself from ‘condensation control’ to ‘heat recovery’ and ‘standby’ mode as required to make optimum use of energy.
How much does it cost to run?
Around 1.5c a day. When you consider the advantages the unit will provide for you and the other occupants, the running costs are insignificant.However, you should remember that the unit is making use of heat in both the loft and at ceiling level that would otherwise be lost.The unit will switch itself off when temperatures are very high. The unit can be programmed to run continuously all year round if required.
What maintenance is required of the unit?
Very little. The only maintenance required is the replacement of filters every 5 years (under normal conditions). We even call to remind you.
How will I know to clean filter?
How will I know the unit is working?
The unit motor is almost inaudible but you should notice a change of atmosphere in the hallway within a day or so.Within a few weeks, any mould should start to dry out and eventually become a grey powder which can be easily cleaned. After a month your home will be a healthier environment free from severe condensation, mould and dampness.
Will the unit control condensation in the home?
The installation of the unit alone will provide a remarkable improvement in any home. Some homes with extraordinarily high levels of moisture occasionally require additional enhancement measures to effect a complete solution. Your free HOME & DRY survey will provide further details if applicable.
Is the unit safe in roof void?
Yes. A 24-volt transformer is externally fixed to prevent all risks to adults/ children.
(The Drimaster system has full BBA certification ).
Can I install Drimaster into new house?
Yes, trickle vents can be eliminated (or existing ones closed) thereby reducing draughts. Extract fans in most cases can be excluded, in full compliance with ‘K’ and ‘F’ regulations – a full range of ventilation products are available for new dwellings.