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Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV)

Improve indoor air quality with our quiet and compact low energy AXCO Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) system.

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Reduced Condensation

Stale moist air is extracted from wetrooms to reduce condensation which often leads to mould.

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Quiet in Operation

Unlike noisy extractor fans, our Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) systems provide minimal disruption.

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Removes Odours

As the system is continuously extracting stale air, must smells are also removed from the indoor environment.

What is Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV)?

An MEV system is a single, low energy mechanical extract ventilation unit that continuously ventilates from a central location using multiple extract points in wet rooms like bathrooms, wc's and kitchen areas.

How does an MEV System work?

A Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) system continuously extracts stale, polluted air from rooms where most moisture is generated (e.g. kitchens and bathrooms). The low energy unit runs continuously at a low normal ventilation rate and when higher humidity is detected (i.e. when showering) the system automatically boosts.

Benefits of Mechanical Extract Ventilation

Designed to continuously extract moisture-laden air out of wet rooms, whilst minimising the migration of humidity to other rooms, a BEAM Mechanical Extract Ventilation system offers a range of benefits.

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Improves indoor air quality

An MEV system creates a healthier living or working environment as it continuously extracts stale, damp air from wetrooms within the building, minimising the migration of humidity to other rooms.

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Significant energy savings

With a BEAM Mechanical Extract Ventilation System, property owners can make significant energy savings as there is no need for extractor fans in each wetroom which create draughts, air leakage and heat loss. It is also much more economical to run one central fan instead of multiple single fans.

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Demand controlled humidity sensor

Enjoy greater control of your ventilation. The low energy unit runs consistently at a low normal ventilation rate and when higher humidity levels are detected (i.e. when showering) the system reacts to the demand and automatically boosts, returning to a normal fan speed when humidity levels drop.

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Health benefits

As MEV systems improve indoor air quality, this can have a positive impact on building occupants. By removing moist, stale air along with other pollutants, symptoms of respiratory conditions and allergies are greatly reduced. 

Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) Unit

BEAM's Axco Mechanical Extract Ventilation Systems are quiet and compact.

Axco MEV C130

Axco MEV C130

  • Low running cost
  • No extractor fans needed
  • Prevents mould and condensation
Product Range

How much does a BEAM MEV System cost?

More affordable than you may think

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3 Bedroom Bungalow
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Guide price for a typical 3 bedroom bungalow

Installation additional. Full survey of plans/house required for accurate quote.

£875

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4 Bedroom 2 Storey
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Guide price for a typical 4 bedroom 2 storey

Installation additional. Full survey of plans/house required for accurate quote.

£1095

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5+ Bedroom Home
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Guide price for a typical 5+ bedroom home

Installation additional. Full survey of plans/house required for accurate quote.

£1315

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A cleaner, healthier living & working environment

Specialists in delivering clean fresh air to homes and businesses since 1977.

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We are proud to offer innovative, high-quality products by world leading manufacturers.

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Expert Team

Our success is due to our dedicated team's passion for providing clean air to homes and businesses.

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Quality Standards

We are proud to be accredited with ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 Quality Standards and BPEC certification.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some answers to your most frequently asked questions about our Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) Systems.

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