Venting your attic is essential to maintaining healthy functions in your home. Purchasing a solar attic fan is a way to do this with minimum fuss, minimum cost and no electricity.
Venting your attic increases the fresh air circulation which will thereby reduce vapor build-up that’s generated by everyday functions like cleaning, cooking and showering. If the moisture is allowed to build up in your attic, and it will without a solar attic fan or other ventilation system, there can be a variety of problems that can develop, including mold, rust and rot. All of these things are detrimental to your home and potentially to your health.
There are a variety of brands and features available when making a solar attic fan purchase. Natural Light solar attic fans can ventilate up to 1,200 square feet and operate at 850 cfms. Natural light makes a variety of solar attic fans for various needs.
These solar attic fans are not expensive, starting at just under $300. For a larger home and attic, you might choose a 20-watt fan, which operates at an impressive 1,200 cfms, and can ventilate a space up to 1,800 square feet in size. This solar attic fan can be useful in other areas of a home, such as a barn, storage shed, workshop, loft or garage.
Natural Light solar attic fans are considered to be at the high end of the industry standard for quality and they work in a unique way. These solar attic fans come with an mounting bracket so you can angle the fan when it installed. These solar attic fans are also powder coated in a neutral gray color so the fan doesn’t act as a heat sink which might defeat the purpose of the attic fan.
Since solar attic fans are open to the elements, Natural Light fans are constructed of 14-gauge aluminum and the shroud and flashing are seamless for weather-tight installation. There is a stainless steel animal protection screen, and stainless steel hardware as well. These solar attic fans have an excellent warranty, with 25 hours on the housing, 10 years on the panel of the fan and 5 years on the motor.