Tired of high air conditioning bills? One way to reduce your cooling costs is by using a modern whole house fan to cool your home in the spring and summer. Unlike an air conditioner, a whole-house fan fits in the attic of a home and exhausts the hot air out of the structure by replacingRead the Rest →
The rooms in the upper level of a home can become unbearably hot during the summer, especially the upstairs bedrooms. You don’t have to swelter. A whole house fan can help cool these rooms efficiently while allowing you to enjoy a comfortable nights sleep. Whole-house fans may seem old fashioned, but they are enjoying renewedRead the Rest →
Using a whole-house fan properly can lower cooling costs, reduce indoor allergens, and freshen the atmosphere of your home. Whole-house fans work by moving hot air out through gables or other attic vents and drawing cooler air in through open windows or doors. As a result, Whole-house fans do not work very well when theRead the Rest →
Title 24 Update: California Energy Commission Approves Whole House Fan Requirement For New Homes Starting January 2014
The California Energy Commission seems to be pulling out all the stops to ensure that homeowners and businesses alike are up to speed on the new guidelines for the upcoming year. As of January 1st, 2014—all newly constructed dwellings will require some welcome energy efficient changes. Also known as Title 24, the unanimous vote toRead the Rest →
Other ducted whole house fan companies use an unbalanced (off the self) fan blade like the one below.
Other whole house fan companies use an open face motor with exposed electrical windings, like the one below. These fans are very inexpensive to manufacture since they rely on air movement from the fan to cool the motor; however, this also allows dirt and debris to easily plug the motor causing it to over heat and prematurelyRead the Rest →