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345GOBKGable Mount, Solar Powered Attic Ventilator in Black

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  • BROAN Solar Powered Attic Ventilators use energy from the sun to operate and require no additional electricity, which means you save up to $180 per year that you might pay to operate an electric powered attic ventilator, depending on your local electric rates, size of attic, climate, etc... Plus, you can save even more with a 30% Federal Tax Credit on both the purchase price and installation costs of your Solar Powered Attic Ventilator. Because BROAN Solar Powered Attic Ventilators operate without fuel, waste, or pollution, they earn points towards Green building. So you can save money on electricity without using any to do it, which is green for the environment, and puts some extra green in your wallet.

    • Gable mounting is used when it is not possible or desirable to mount the ventilator on the roof – and it means the ventilator is installed independent of the solar panel. Locate the flat solar panel where it can receive the best sunlight and position the ventilator portion vertically between studs; complete the installation with a Model 433 gable shutter that automatically open and close as the ventilator turns on and off
    • 28-watt solar panel captures sunlight from dawn to dusk and efficiently converts it into electric power to keep your attic cool and dry all day long, providing 537 Maximum CFM and year round protection for the structure of your home
    • 12” diameter, one-piece aluminum 5-blade fan is pitched for maximum air flow to keep your living area cooler, extend the life of your air conditioner and save energy and money
    • Compact base footprint means fewer shingles to cut for easier, faster installation
    • Low profile, integrated design for an attractive, unobtrusive addition to your roof without the need for props or pivoting stands used by some manufacturers
    • Rugged, tempered glass solar panel withstands large hail and won’t delaminate so you can be confident in its reliability, functionality and attractive appearance
    • Housing is a molded design of UV-stabilized, color-dyed, rugged ABS plastic that withstands hail and resists fading to remain attractive for years; may also be painted to match your roof color
    • Housing frame features positive stops to “seat” the dome for fast, easy installation
    • Direct-current, variable voltage motor is dynamically balanced for superior performance and silent operation for years of worry-free operation
    • Includes stainless steel fasteners and galvanized steel brackets for durability and corrosion resistance, and aluminum, heavy-gauge screen to keep out insects, animals or birds without impeding airflow
    • Optional thermostat is easy to install and disables the motor when the temperature dips below 50-degrees, to extend motor life; recommended for climates where cold weather condensation isn’t a concern
  • Video Links

    Solar Powered Exhaust Fans - Danny Lipford

    Solar Options For Your Attic Ventilation

    Solar Powered Attic Ventilation - Pittsburgh Today - Live KDKA TV

  • Effective attic ventilation requires air to exit at or near the peak of the roof and replacement air to be drawn in under the eaves of the house, via soffit venting. The Home Ventilating Institute (HVI) recommends that powered attic ventilators provide at least 10 air changes per hour to equalize attic temperature.

    Use our Attic Ventilation Calculator to determine the recommended ventilation needs for your attic. Click here to begin.

  • CertificationsFlorida Building Code
    CFM537
    Dome ColorBlack
    Dome DimensionsN/A
    Dome Height from RoofN/A
    Dome MaterialABS Plastic
    ENERGY STAR® QualifiedNo
    Fan Blade5 Blade Aluminum
    Housing Dimensions19.7" x 19.7"
    Insect/Critter ScreenYes
    Installation TypeGable/Remote
    Maximum AmperageN/A
    Maximum VoltageN/A
    MotorDC Variable Voltage
    Optional ControlsYes
    Power TypeSolar Powered
    Remote Solar Panel/Dome Height from Roof0.75"
    Roof Opening - DepthN/A
    Roof Opening - HeightN/A
    Roof Opening - WidthN/A
    RPMN/A
    Solar Panel Makeuppolycrystalline silicon
    Solar Panel Watts28
    SonesN/A
    Warranty6 Years/2 year motor
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    PRICES?

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    When I can't find prices I go to another site that is more informative. Not being able to quickly ascertain the price of an item is maddening when you are planning a big project. I don't have time for games!
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    Thank you for your question on product pricing. Since we only sell through distributors, we do not list finish goods pricing on our web site. You can contact the Customer Service Department at 800-558-1711 to get suggested list pricing, but you would probably be better off using the “Dealer Locator” link at the top of our web site page to find distributors in your area to get current pricing. Many of the distributors do have web sites and list their prices.
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    Where can I get new brushes for the motor?

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    This Model fan has been on my roof for a couple of years. It had stopped working, so I did some tests. The solar panel was still putting out voltage, but the motor was not working. I opened up the motor and the brushes had worn down to nothing. I need new brushes, but I cannot find where to purchase them. I'd rather spend a couple of dollars on a new set of brushes, then $100 for a new motor.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 345SOBK solar operated attic ventilator. There are no internal parts of the motor available. The complete motor (part number 79080082) would need to be replaced. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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    What is the warranty on this product?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 345SOBK roof mounted solar attic ventilator. The motor has a two year warranty and the rest of the unit has a six year warranty.
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    Is there a wall mount thermostat for this product?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 345SOWW roof mounted solar powered attic ventilator. The only thermostat available for this unit is the CWT45, a cold weather thermostat that will turn the power off when the attic temperatures go below 50 degrees. The thermostat activates the motor at temperatures above 61 degrees to vent air from dawn through dusk.
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    Can you mount this on a standing seam metal roofing?

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    Hawaii, USA
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    Do you have other base plates or accessories that can be integrated into standing seam metal roofing panels?
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    Thank you for your question. Please contact our Technical Support group at 800-637-1453 for information regarding this topic.
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