Ventilation FAQ

We answer the most frequent questions about roof ventilation and the MaxBreeze solar roof fans that customers ask us.

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Solar Roof Ventilation FAQ

Here we aim to answer as many of your  questions as possible about our popular ventilation ranges. If you can’t find your question here, or you would like to discuss any of our fans in more detail, why not just drop us a line on 1300 852 622 or Contact Us via email if you would prefer and we will get back to you as quick as we can.

Why is roof ventilation important?
In the colder winter months, moisture from everyday activities inside the house can enter the roof cavity. Without proper ventilation, this moisture promotes mold and mildew, saturates insulation. In the summer, heat from the roof cavity can radiate down into your living area making the air conditioner work harder to cool your home. If air conditioning ducting runs in the attic, a hot attic will superheat the ducting and the conditioned air inside making the air conditioner less efficient.
Does my roof already have ventilation?
Most (but not all) roofs have some form of static ventilation. Static vents or ridge vents will help but generally do not provide sufficient air movement to pull heat and moisture from the attic – especially during the winter or when the ambient air is stagnate.
Is a solar powered roof fan difficult to install?
Solar roof Fans are extremely easy to install. A homeowner can install one in less than an hour and a professional in less than 30 minutes.
What type of roof can a solar attic fan be installed on?
SolarBright Solar roof Fans can be installed virtually on any roof of either residential or commercial buildings. The roof mounted model is designed for either pitched or flat roofs. The solar panel can be angled to the position it will collect the most sunlight providing optimal venting performance on all roof slopes. Both a curb and gable mounted units are also available.
What warranty does the SolarBright Solar Roof Fan provide?
All our solar attic fan models have the industry leading up to 10 year product warranty.
What maintenance is needed?
SolarBright Solar Roof Fans require no maintenance! The unit has been engineered to be leak proof when installed properly. It also has a protective animal screen that keeps out the critters.
How quiet are your fans?
SolarBright solar roof fans are designed for whisper quiet operation. Using a proprietary five wing aluminium fan blade adjusted to optimum pitch performance.
How durable are your solar attic fans relative to hurricanes?
SolarBright solar roof fans are designed to be the most durable solar powered ventilation products available. The body, lover and the blade are made of durable aluminium material not plastic.
Is there any electrical wiring required to install solar fans?
No, SolarBright solar roof fans are standalone units and are not tied to your home’s power.

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