Solar Star Attic Fans

As the leader in solar-powered attic ventilation systems, Solar Star offers technologically advanced and eco-friendly solutions that deliver comfort and peace of mind. By harnessing the power of the sun, Solar Star Attic Fans cost nothing to operate and are virtually maintenance-free. They also require no electrical wiring, making them easy to install and maintain. Since Solar Star Attic Fans prevent heat and moisture from reaching critical levels, your attic stays cool and dry. As a result, you get greater comfort, lower utility bills and prolonged roof life.

Solar Star Models

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RM 1600

The RM 1600 Attic Fan generates maximum power to battle built-up heat and moisture in your attic. It’s the ideal solar-powered ventilation solution for large attic spaces and extreme climates.

Low Profile Roof Mount

This sleek, unobtrusive design is for most pitched roof application. Meets Florida Building Code (FL10884) and Texas Department of Insurance (RV-57).

High Profile Roof Mount

This aerodynamic design is perfect for locations with heavy snow loads. Meets Florida Building Code (FL10884) and HVHZ (FL14826), as well as Texas Department of Insurance (RV-57).

Pitched Roof Mount

A great alternative for pitched roofs when you need to improve exposure to the sun.

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RM 1200

The RM 1200 Attic Fan is designed to keep your attic cool and dry by driving out built-up heat and moisture. It’s the perfect solution for small attic spaces and moderate to mild climates.

Low Profile Roof Mount

This sleek, unobtrusive design is for most pitched roof application. Meets Florida Building Code (FL10884) and Texas Department of Insurance (RV-57).

High Profile Roof Mount

This aerodynamic design is perfect for locations with heavy snow loads. Meets Florida Building Code (FL10884) and HVHZ (FL14826), as well as Texas Department of Insurance (RV-57).

Pitched Roof Mount

This option is a great alternative for pitched roofs when you need to improve exposure to the sun.

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IM 1200

The IM 1200 Attic Fan converts your passive vents into an active, solar-powered venting system. Mounted inside your attic, it drives out built-up heat and moisture through your existing vents. Perfect for gable, dormer and powered vents as well as whirlybirds.

Natural Light Solar Attic Fans

Natural Light’s Solar Attic Fan is a simple and environmentally sensible solution that can protect your home and even save you money. Powered completely by free solar energy, this sleek and efficient attic vent is compact, quiet and powerful! Simply, the function of a solar attic fan is to improve attic air circulation resulting in a healthy, energy efficient home. Solar attic fans pull hot air and moisture out of your attic extending the life of your roof. In summer months, it keeps your attic cooler helping reduce the load on your HVAC system. In winter months, it prevents moisture build-up and ice damming. Natural Light Solar Attic Fans are one of the best in their class with the highest standards for quality and functionality.

How It Works

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Attic ventilation is an important aspect of maintaining the structure of your home as well as saving energy. Improper attic venting can lead to moisture buildup that can cause mold growth and also cause wood rot. The key to proper attic ventilation is to create continuous air circulation throughout the attic space while preventing moisture from entering. In an ideal venting system, air should enter the attic from the eaves or soffits and escape outside at the roofs ridge.

Solar Attic Fans Work With Your Existing Passive Vents

If you’ve ever been in your attic, you know just hot the space can get, especially in summer months. The sun beats down on the roof surface and heats up the stagnant air inside the attic. Building codes require homes to have a passive vent system. But, passive ventilation does not provide the pressure needed to force the air through the attic and outside. That’s where a motorized fan comes in. An attic fan placed at the roofs ridge will pull air in from outside, force it to move through the entire attic space and escape through the attic vent. In summer months, a solar attic fan can reduce the temperature in an attic by up to 40°F!

Key Features of all Solar Attic Fans:

  • Solar powered – operates for free during the day
  • Adjustable solar panel bracket to achieve optimal solar exposure
  • Low-profile unit blends seamlessly into roof line
  • Water tight, will not leak and is maintenance free
  • Fits any roof pitch and adapts to most roofing systems
  • Stainless steel screen keeps out debris, bugs, bird and rodents
  • Quick and easy installation – very few steps to complete
  • No structural changes, wiring or painting required

Manufactured Using Only Quality Components:

  • High impact adjustable solar panel – 10, 20, 30 or 50 watt available
  • Seamless, commercial pure grade aluminum powder-coated housing
  • Direct current, long-lasting, quiet motor with 25 year warranty
  • 5-wind precision balanced fan blade – non-corrosive aluminum
  • Stainless steel protective animal screen
  • Seamless, commercial pure grade aluminum powder-coated flashing

SunRise Solar Attic Fans

Like traditional attic fans, solar attic fans remove hot, stagnant air from your attic which allows your air conditioner to more efficiently cool your house – cutting your energy costs up to 30% while extending the life of your HVAC. What makes solar attic fans even better is that they require no electricity. That means not only are your operational costs zero but installation is wire free and a breeze!

Solar attic fans are almost undetectable. With a sleek design for every rooftop, solar attic fans blend seamlessly into your roofline. And unlike an electric attic fan, they are extremely quiet. If it wasn’t for the energy savings, you might forget it’s there.

 

flat-base

For installation on any normal pitched shingled roof, where south or west exposure is available.

  • Easily installs on 16” or 24” on center rafters
  • Base is self-flashing
  • Base Flashing Dimensions: 24.5” x 24.5”
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For installation on any low slope or commercial flat roof.

  • Comes complete with curb base
  • Roof curb not included
  • Base Flashing Dimensions: 20” x 20”
gable-fans

Can be mounted inside attic, behind any existing louvered vent, or under any standard roof vent.

  • Comes with 15’ of wire* • Self Flashing solar panel
  • Dimensions: Fan Housing – 24” x 24” Solar Panel – 19” x 23”

remote-panel-fansFor installation on any normal pitched shingled roof, where south or west exposure is not available.

  • Self Flashing base and solar panel
  • Comes with 15’ of wire*
  • Dimensions: Base Flashing – 24.5” x 24.5” Solar Panel – 19” x 23”

 

tilt-panel-fansPanel can be tilted to maximize sun exposure. Panel tilts from 0 to 60o in 5o increments.

  • Available in flat or curb base
  • Available in 30 watt size only
  • Base Flashing Dimensions: Flat – 24.5” x 24.5 Curb – 20” x 20”

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