A roof fan's basic role is to course air in a room. Climate control systems chill air, however roof fans push it around, which means they're helpful for both cooling and warming. In a room, utilize a roof fan to support soothing rest without running the cooling. On an open or screened yard, a roof fan can make a reviving retreat.
To take advantage of a roof fan, first select the right size. ENERGY STAR® makes the accompanying suggestions for roof fan distance across:
Rooms up to 75 square feet = 29 – 36 inches
Rooms 76 – 144 square feet = 36 – 42 inches
Rooms 144 – 225 square feet = 44 inches
Rooms 225 – 400 square feet = 50 – 54 inches
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While choosing another or substitution roof fan, remember the roof stature. The best fan range from floor to fan sharp edges is around 8 feet. Numerous fans have different mounting alternatives, permitting them to work anyplace in the home. Measure the tallness of your roof to decide the mounting alternative that will turn out best for your space.
Flush Mount: Use this choice in rooms with low roofs where a position of safety is needed or required. These roof fans are mounted flush to the roof, with no additional connection.
Downrod Mount: This choice is made for rooms with high roofs, normally 8 feet or higher. Numerous roof fans incorporate a downrod (a thin shaft that can bring down your roof fan to the ideal tallness). Check the roof fan bundling to check whether a downrod is incorporated and note the size. For extra-tall roofs, you may require a more extended downrod than gave. See underneath to decide the ideal downrod length.