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Ventamatic

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Internet #202913789

Cool Attic 1000 CFM Grey Solar Powered Roof Attic Vent with Dome Mounted Panel

$272.00 /each

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The Ventamatic Solar Powered Roof Attic Ventilator with an 18-Volt DC Motor has no energy costs, as there is no wiring to the AC main power source. The fan comes with a galvanized steel flange and weathered grey powder-coated steel dome. It has a 12.6-Watt multi-crystal panel which mounts on the roof adjacent to the ventilator.

  • Keeping your attic cooler and well ventilated will prolong the life of composite roof shingles and other roofing components, and help protect the roof structure itself
  • Up to 1000 CFM ventilates a 1500 sq. ft. attic
  • Durable steel construction and high-impact tempered solar panel cell casings resist hail, flying debris and impacting winds
  • Built-in steel mesh grille keeps out birds, squirrels and other rodents
  • 25 ft. power cord connects panel to blower unit allowing flexible positioning and placement
  • A cooler attic will keep you home cooler, reducing costs of air conditioning and wear and tear on your cooling equipment
  • Reduces heat buildup in the attic and helps make living areas more comfortable
  • Equalizes temperatures inside and outside the attic, helping prevent weather-induced home deterioration
  • As an exhaust vent, this fan requires a minimum of 480 sq. in. net free air intake airflow areas to perform safely and correctly
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Does this item have a thermostatic switch so it does not run in the winter when the attic is cool?

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June 22, 2016
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no, there is no switch. I installed mine in a seasonal cottage, and made a cover to block the sun so it doesn't run in the winter. if the sun is out, it runs.
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June 17, 2015
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There is a DC-rated thermostat that is available for use with this product that will function as you have described. A link to the thermostat is below:
http://www.bvcreplacement.com/magento/index.php/xxsolarstat.html
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June 17, 2015
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Yes, this does have a thermostatic switch.
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additional solar panel

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Tip states to increase the power of the fan additional solar panels may be added - where do I purchase the panels from? is there a model number and does home depot sell them?
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September 6, 2016
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Hello Bill, The standalone solar panel unit you are looking for is part number CXSOLPANEL. Unfortunately, these units are not yet available on site - but we are working to make them available to you!
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September 5, 2016
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. This item is currently unavailable, but the vendor has not notified us of it being discontinued. You have the option to leave your email address on the product page and once restocked you will receive an email. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot.
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How many sq ft of house per unit?

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I installed mine on a 800 sf Cottage, and it works great and has worked for 4 summers.
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August 10, 2016
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The 1000 cfm of this unit is sufficient for a square footage of an attic between 1242 and 1429 square feet, depending on how steep the slope of your roof is.
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What is the best direction to point the solar panel?

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June 24, 2016
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Hello, when placing the solar panel on your roof, choose a southern or western exposure away from trees and afternoon shadows to maximize the amount of sun the panel receives.
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In general, it should face South. The farther north you are located, the higher you should raise the adjustable angle of the solar panel to compensate for the angle of the sun. This is a good product - I installed mine 5 years ago and it is running great.
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Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 23 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I was surprised at the speed of delivery! I am completely happy with the ease of install and the thoroughness of instructions.Two hours from start to finish.My attic in the hot New Mexico sun went from 160 degrees to 92 degrees in three hours and has not been above 95 degrees since.My recommendation is if you do not have one get one! September 25, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Go Green Product was well made. Did not flow as much air as I expected . Very dependent on un blocked sun light. Would not work well if you had a lot of tall trees near your house. Also has hook up for extra solar panel .I guess that would increase the fan speed. Missed that when reading info. Overall product looks and works like it should. Just does not get the airflow like a wired fan will do. But does not cost anything to run. For now sunlight is free. July 21, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by perfect very easy to install, only 30mins. can't beat that, no leaks, runs great. September 8, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by worst purchase ever this item came with no instructions and no way to connect the motor to the panel without drilling a hole in the fan. the fan does not put out any more cfm's than fans half the price. July 29, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Featured quiet working parts and easy installation Had a little trouble at the store as ordered two of the solar vents and supposedly only one arrived but the telephone online customer service specialist stayed with us for over 45 minutes searching for our order to find that the manufacturer had sent the item with a different product code number and our item had been at the store the entire time. Thanks to that young man for taking the time to research and find out "missing" item that was definitely not Home Depot fault. July 17, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Cooled my attic off very well I have a single story 1950 sq foot home with a large attic. Apparently when my roof was replaced a few years ago no vents (other than the soffit vent) were installed. My attic normally would be like a sauna during the summer months (I'm in Austin, Texas). After having two of these installed, on opposite slopes of the roof, my attic at 4:00pm is just WARM. It's significantly cooler than it used to be. I can actually breath while up there and it doesn't feel unbearable. August 21, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Easy install and mostly quiet operation The product is very simple and not necessarily an attractive piece of machinery. It's definitely something I wanted out of street view. Once installed, they have been mostly quiet and when I poke my head up in the attic to check them when the sun is out they do get quite a lot of air moving. My only gripe so far is that when the level of sunlight changes and the fans spin down a bit, there's an accompanying high-pitched vibration that sounds like a semi truck is braking down the street. It's only heard when the house is silent, but is annoying nonetheless. I don't think this is the best quality, best-assembled product, but it does the job of ventilating the attic which until it gets really warm out, we won't be able to tell how much good it does, but my attic needed more ventilation regardless, so overall I'm happy. March 19, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by VERY QUIET Works very well, I am using it to vent a storage closet that houses 3 deep freezer and a under counter fridge. They put off a lot of heat and I was worried about there long time performance so I purchased and installed the exhaust fan to help vent it. During the day it rotates at a high rate and really sucks the heat out. At night it doesn't move as there is no sun. I would purchase the dual power unit if I could do it again. August 13, 2013
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