Solar attic fan ratings part 2 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the DM Solar, Fan-Attic, Green Home, Intelli-Vent, Masterflow, Natural Light, Rand, and Remington brands.
This brand is made by BRIGHTWATTS and offers gable mounted models as well as roof mounted units. They have a built in thermostat to control the fan and are backed by a good warranty. The fans are available in two sizes and can be purchased directly from the manufacturer's website.
FAN-ATTIC --- fan-attic.com ------<1*
These basic fans are sold through dealers and is from NULIGHT SOLUTIONS. The large unit is not very attractive and does not blend into the roof of the home very well. They are made in the USA but the guarantee on the units is not as good as some of the other brands.
This brand is made in China and offers four sizes of fans for the roof as well as two sizes of gable mounted units. The roof models have integrated panels and durable brushless motors but their guarantee is not as good as some of the other brands.
INTELLI-VENT -- intelli-vent.co.za -- <1*
This brand is available in South Africa and features units with a built-in electronic temperature sensor and a durable brushless fan motor. The guarantee is not as good as other brands.
These fans are available as standard roof mount models with tilting panels or as solar-powered ridge vent units. The HIGH-POWER solar roof vent is available as solar powered only or with a dual powered option for 24/7 operating. The warranty is not very good when compared to other brands.
These fans are available in roof or gable mount units and are available in four sizes to match the size of your home. The panel is not integrated into the fan and so it is not very wind resistant. They are backed by a good warranty.
These units are thermostat controlled and are available as roof mount or gable mounted. They can be purchased directly online but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand offers both roof and gable mounted fans. They are available in three sizes and feature durable stainless steel mounting hardware. The units can be purchased directly from the manufacturer and are backed by a very good warranty. They also offer an option for dual power to the fans for areas where attic cooling is required even at night.