Changing the recuperator filters is a fairly simple procedure. Each such device has dedicated sections. These sections are often accessible from the outside or by opening the recuperator door. We present the possible filter locations of Komfovent and Salda, popular recuperator manufacturers in Lithuania:

komfovent filter replacement instructions

A fragment of the picture from the "Komfovent" DOMEKT R user manual

sweet instructions for changing filters

A fragment of the image from the "Salda" Smarty installation and installation instruction manual

You can always find the exact locations of the filters in the manufacturer's instructions. recommends not to forget the following 5 steps when changing recuperator filters:

  • Stop the unit before changing the filters;

  • After removing the filters - clean their sections;

  • Before installing a new set of filters, inspect them and make sure that the filters are not damaged;

    Note: Do not reuse old recuperator filters. Filters are disposable and it is recommended to change them 2-3 times a year.

  • Place the filters in the sections provided for them:

    • M5 (ePM10) compact filter used for filtering supply and exhaust air;

    • The F7 (ePM1) compact filter is used only for supply air filtration;

    • The arrow on the filter indicates the direction of the air flow, which must coincide with the direction of the arrow on the recuperator;

    recuperator filter direction

  • After changing the filters, depending on the recuperator, it will be necessary to reset the timer or delete the error due to contaminated filters. Such messages depend on the manufacturer and model of the recuperator purchased.

The information provided by is summarized and recommended. Always refer to the recuperator user manual for detailed information.