349BR4.0 Amp, Brown, Roof Mounted Powered Attic Ventilator

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  • Powerful and easy to install, these units supplement or replace air conditioning by removing the blanket of hot, trapped air from attics - automatically.

    • Precision balanced 14" metal blade for maximum air flow - minimum sound level
    • .030 steel dome finished with brown powder coat paint - provides ultraviolet protection and superior durability
    • 23 gage metal flashing - allows for nailing and hot tar application
    • Mesh bird screen
    • Built-in adjustable thermostat - for automatic operation at your chosen temperature level
    • Thermally protected, permanently lubricated motor
    • Mounts easily between rafters - installation template included
    • Controls designed for use with 349BR: (purchase separately): Model 69V (Ivory)/69W (White) Single-Function Control Model 68V (Ivory)/68W (White) Two-Function Control Model 72V (Ivory)/72W (White) Electronic Variable Speed Control- 6 amp
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  • 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.

  • CertificationsHVI
    CFM1000
    Dome ColorBrown
    Dome Dimensions25" or 24-1/2"
    Dome Height from Roof8"
    Dome MaterialMetal
    ENERGY STAR® certified productNo
    Fan Blade4 Blade Steel
    Housing Dimensions25" x 25"
    Insect/Critter ScreenYes
    Installation TypeRoof Mount
    Maximum Amperage4
    Maximum Voltage115
    MotorShaded Pole
    Optional ControlsYes
    Power Type120 VAC
    Remote Solar Panel/Dome Height from RoofN/A
    Roof Opening - DepthN/A
    Roof Opening - HeightN/A
    Roof Opening - Width14-7/8" Diameter
    RPMN/A
    Solar Panel MakeupN/A
    Solar Panel WattsN/A
    SonesN/A
    Warranty1 Year Parts
  • Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 10 reviewers.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Great job for about 8 years My fan died after about 8 years. Other than that it worked just fine. Could not be more pleased, all motors die sooner or later. Considering the extreme attic temperatures I was surprised it lasted over 4 years. For the price at Lowe’s you can’t beat it. Off to get another one! May 30, 2016
    Rated 5 out of 5 by works like a charm! bought this to reduce the temp in the storage space above my garage, does what i wanted it to do! January 22, 2015
    Rated 4 out of 5 by pleased customer We installed it in our garage attic in mid August 2014. Our Sept. elec. bill (because of air conditioning) was not as high as previously during the summer. I believe it is drawing hot air from the entire attic of the house. And for sure our garage (on north side) is not unbearably hot. January 22, 2015
    Rated 5 out of 5 by product name replaced old fan 25 + years old so far so good works as expected if it lasts 25 years I will be happy September 5, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by 35316 works as designed I purchased a house where the two old gable fans no longer were operational. I found the 35316 on-line at Amazon.com and ordered two fans. My contractor installed them with light switches so I could manually turn them off without using the built-in thermostats. As it turns out, one of the fans failed to work when I turned it on. The contractor checked that there was power to the fan. I called Broan and they immediately sent me a new thermostat and motor. As it turned out, the original motor was defective - DOA, but the thermostat was OK. I unbolted the fan from the housing and disconnected the wiring and installed the replacement motor into the housing and reconnected the wiring. The customer service person was very helpful telling me that I needed about 4 square feet venting/fan for each fan to operate properly and that I should set the thermostat to about 30 degrees above the normal room temperature for each attic. This was very useful since the fan that was working was on all the time because I set the thermostat temperature too low at 80 degrees causing the fan to stay on all the time. Broan makes good stuff! My stove top exhaust fan is still in perfect condition after 50 years of service. I highly recommend Broan for the quality of their products and honoring their warranties. July 20, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by The attic fan has great features The instructions are helpful and make for an enjoyable install. I am wiring in the thermostat bypass and fan motor switches. I am looking forward to the first summer with an attic fan and expecting the house to be more comfortable. April 29, 2014
    Rated 1 out of 5 by The 35316 exhibits a horrible vibration that shakes the entire house. Great potential if only the fan was balanced at the factory. Vibration is horrible. April 23, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy to install and relatively quiet This power ventilator is rather easy to install on a cool day. A cool day is easier on the installer and on the shingles. This ventilator was installed in the early spring with the temperature setting on about 100. As a consequence, it did not operate until several months later. One evening I noted a noise on the roof and sure enough the power ventilator was operating as it should. Later in the evening it was OFF. As it is now March 2014, the unit is OFF and very quiet. March 13, 2014
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    Can 355bk be set to run via a switch instead of tstat?

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    Rodney
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    We have sealed and conditioned attic that I want to ventilate periodically using a switch or timer. The attic stays cool so the thermostat would likely not cause it to come on often.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 355BK roof mounted attic ventilation fan. The installation instructions for the 355BK show how to bypass the thermostat so you can operate it on a switch. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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    Watts

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    Miami, FL, USA
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    The specs do not provide the watts on the 356BR model. Need the watts
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    Thank you for your question on the model 356BR roof mounted attic ventilation fans. The wattage of the 356BR is approximately 950 watts.
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    Maintenance for 356-G?

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    matlinp
    Baltimore, MD, USA
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    I have a 356-G attic fan which was installed a number of years ago. I'm now detecting a strange noise from that area of the attic - like power is being applied to the fan, but nothing is moving. This lasts for maybe 10 seconds, dying out over the duration of the incident. Recurs every 5-10 minutes, when the fan is off. I haven't as yet climbed up into the attic, but I don't see any information concerning maintenance in the installation manual. I'm sure that there is dust buildup over time, etc. What are the recommended user maintenance procedures, if any?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 356BK roof mounted attic ventilator. There is no regular maintenance for this unit. The motor has permanently lubricated bearings and should not need lubrication. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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    is a long running time okay?

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    hot in cali
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    just installed this fan last weekend, sized for our attic & venting and with summer temps setting in, the fan is running 10-12 hours. set it @ 105, suggested for our area, and it is seeming to help cool our house, which is great. is it okay to be running that long? we want the fan to last as well as perform. thank you
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    Thank you for your question on the model 353 gable mounted attic ventilator. The setting of 105 degrees is our standard recommendation. You can always change the desired setting and see how it works out for you. It is not unusual to have long run times in the summer months. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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    i have a switch for them in my garage; what is your recommendation?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 358 attic ventilator. You may want to change the setting on your thermostat to see if that makes a difference. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 if you need further assistance.
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