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Ventamatic 1000 CFM Solar Powered Gable Mount Power Attic Ventilator
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Ventamatic

1000 CFM Solar Powered Gable Mount Power Attic Ventilator

$22050 /each
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Product Overview

The Ventamatic Solar Powered Gable Ventilator with 12-Volt DC Motor has no energy costs. It has a 15-Watt multi-crystal panel. It is designed for attics up to 1,500 sq. ft at optimum performance. There is no wiring to the AC main power source.

  • Unit is solar powered and requires no hookup to AC power supply
  • Solar panel has a 25 ft. wire that enables it to be positioned in the in the most productive spot for a solar unit
  • Unit amounts to a variety of gable types
  • May qualify for local, state or federal incentives
  • Perfect for remote outbuildings with no power
  • Replace a variety of different power gable vent brands
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Brand Ventamatic Master Flow Remington Solar Broan
Ratings (21) (24) (85) (1)
Power Type Solar Solar Solar Solar
Wildlife Guard No No No Yes
Ventilation Type Gable Gable Roof Gable
Material Galvanized Steel Galvanized Steel Aluminum Plastic
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Specifications

Dimensions

Cut-Out Diameter (in.)
9
Product Depth (in.)
11
Product Height (in.)
16
Product Width (in.)
16

Details

Color Family
Steel
Color/Finish Family
Metallic
Material
Galvanized Steel
Power Type
Solar
Product Weight (lb.)
23lb
Recommended Sq. Ft.
1500
Returnable
90-Day
Thermostat Controlled
No
Ventilation Type
Gable
Voltage (volts)
12
Wattage (watts)
15
Wildlife Guard
No

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
5 Years on Ventilator, 10 Years on Panel

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Customer Questions & Answers

Does a vent to cover the blades come with the fan? If not, what should I use?

Asked by: Wesson
Simply measure the diameter of the "inside" of your fan enclosure and cut a circle out of a piece of 1/4inch plywood to fit. Next, screw an inexpensive cabinet handle to it and slide it in during the winter months! Make sure you unplug or, put an off/on switch on the solar panel or you'll burn up the motor!
Answered by: OldGuy
Date published: 2017-06-10

My house ridge line runs north/south. With only one panel, which side of the house should I inst...

My house ridge line runs north/south. With only one panel, which side of the house should I install the solar panel, or can I buy an additional panel to cover both sides of the roof ridge line?
Asked by: Lee
Hi Lee, The best location to place your panel is either a southern or western exposure if available, away from trees and afternoon shadows. This panel has a 25-foot wire to allow for placement in an ideal spot on your roof - we do offer additional solar panels for purchase if you'd like to go that route; your local Home Depot store will be able to assist you, or you can call our customer service line at 800-433-1626 for more information.
Answered by: CustomerService
Date published: 2017-06-07

Does this unit come with a thermostat? If not, is it compatible to use with a thermostat? What brand, specs?

Asked by: spitfire
Hi spitfire, This unit does not come with a thermostat, but a thermostat can be wired to the unit without issue. The manufacturer, Ventamatic, Ltd., has a solar thermostat unit sold as XXSOLARSTAT. For more information, please contact your local Home Depot or call us toll-free at 800-433-1626.
Answered by: CustomerService
Date published: 2017-05-04

Does it store the solar energy so that it will continue to run after sun goes down?

Asked by: kkd
Unfortunately not, you can buy a battery and run it at night and the next day it will charge the battery up again!
Answered by: OldGuy
Date published: 2017-06-06
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Customer Reviews

1000 CFM Solar Powered Gable Mount Power Attic Ventilator is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 21.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I purchased this ventilator for a hobby greenhouse I built. It works very well and makes a notice... I purchased this ventilator for a hobby greenhouse I built. It works very well and makes a noticeable difference in the temperature inside the green house (8' X12'). Be sure and add the plywood collar around the ring to help channel the air through the fan, makes it much more efficient. I'm adding a thermostat to it as well so that It only runs when I need it. very quiet.
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent combination for horse tuning or stall. Put it in for summer and the horses love it. The... Excellent combination for horse tuning or stall. Put it in for summer and the horses love it. They stand in front of it whenever the heat or flies are bothering them.
Date published: 2017-02-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! Works very well!... Great! Works very well!
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Free Solar Cooling The product arrived in good shape and on schedule. The instructions were clear and adequate for the installation. Installation took 4.5 hours, including a trip to Home Depot for a sheet of OSB and a sawcut to prepare it for installation. When attaching the L brackets to the housing, be sure the bolts are pulled well down the slot toward the edge so the fan blade won't hit the heads. The wire on the solar panel is very long, which allows a lot of options for it's location. Knowing I would later shorten it, I didn't hesitate to clip off the spade lugs to facilitate poking the wire through the ridge vent into my garage attic. After installation, I covered the gable vent on the opposite side to draw more air through the house vents. Before winter, I plan to add a thermostat to keep from chilling the attic too much in cold weather. The fan is located over the garage, though I don't believe it would have been a problem over the living room as it is very quiet. I can't produce fact & figures yet, but our impression is the AC is running less, and the garage & kitchen are certainly cooler.
Date published: 2014-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Solar Fan , Moves alot of Air All in all this unit would have gotten 5 stars from me if they had put a little thought into the hardware supplied. I mean R56 cable clips for 18 gauge wire ? tall headed machine screws instead of pan or carriage bolts inside the fan housing very close to the fan blades and I tapped and used machine screws in the heavy aluminum solar panel frame instead of using the supplied sheet metal screws. but I would buy it again ,and recommend this unit., even if means you may find yourself taking a trip to Home Depot for better hardware.
Date published: 2016-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works according to spec, well worth the money I've had this for a year now and it works very well. I am surprised about how powerful it is. I have it in my solarium and got a thermostat to control it. I wait for it to fail someday but am pleasantly surprised that it keeps on ticking. I am thinking of getting another. The solar panel is well worth the money hands down. The solar panel installation bracket needed modifications since I have it mounted on a vertical surface and not a horizontal roof which is what it's made for.
Date published: 2013-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works perfect! I had to adjust the fan shroud because one of the blades was hitting the bracket but, after a few minor adjustments, it worked well. Installation was rather simple, even though I have a Terra Cotta Tile roof and had to make a free standing platform to mount the solar panel. I also placed an off/on switch in line, so that I could turn the fan off during winter months! My only negative comment would be, the price is a bit steep for the quality of the fan and it's parts but by the same token, living in Arizona with the outdoor temperature getting upward of 120 degrees, the attic gets over 140 and it's a good place for a fire to start and with that in mind, this fan is priceless if it saves lives!
Date published: 2012-01-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Just note doesn't have a bracket for solar panel Haven't seen it work yet but one problem is i have to make or get a bracket to install the soar panel. Unless I am missing something is will be a pain. Mastercraft panel came pre-installed with a bracket on its panel
Date published: 2015-03-13
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