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RM 1600

RM 1600

RM 1200

RM 1200

IM 1200

IM 1200

Accessories

Accessories

Solar Star Attic Fans

As the leader in solar-powered attic ventilation systems, Solar Star offers technologically advanced and eco-friendly solutions that deliver comfort and peace of mind. By harnessing the power of the sun, Solar Star Attic Fans cost nothing to operate and are virtually maintenance-free. They also require no electrical wiring, making them easy to install and maintain. Since Solar Star Attic Fans prevent heat and moisture from reaching critical levels, your attic stays cool and dry. As a result, you get greater comfort, lower utility bills and prolonged roof life.

Protect your home

Heat and moisture are your enemies when it comes to your home. But just because you can’t see them doesn’t mean they aren’t there... hiding in your attic and causing damage. Solar Star Attic Fans neutralize moisture and drive out heat, keeping your home cool in summer and protecting it from harm during the winter.

Summer

Summer

Summer means longer days, more sun, and warmer temperatures. If heat isn’t vented from your attic properly, it builds up and causes problems in your home:

  • Living spaces become hot and uncomfortable
  • Air conditioning units work harder to keep rooms cool
  • Utility costs rise due to increased energy demand
  • Roof structures and materials deteriorate

A Solar Star Attic Fan solves these problems by removing excess heat from your home, giving you a more comfortable interior and lower energy bills.

Winter

With winter comes ice, snow, and cold temperatures. When coupled with excess humidity from showers, humidifiers, and dishwashers, it can lead to:

  • Leaks and structural decay triggered by ice buildup on your roof
  • Damage to insulation and framing materials produced by moisture accumulation
  • Weakening of internal structures caused by mold and fungus growth

A Solar Star Attic Fan prevents these issues by equalizing interior and exterior temperatures, safeguarding your home from the worst of winter.

Winter

Application Guide

 
4/12 Pitch
8/12 Pitch
12/12 Pitch
Roof Zone Size
ft2/m2
Roof Pitch
Up to 4/12
Roof Pitch
5/12 to 8/12
Roof Pitch
9/12 to 12/12
800/74
1 x 1200
1 x 1200
1 x 1600
1200/111.5
1 x 1200
1 x 1600
1 x 1600
1,600/149
2 x 1200 or
1 x 1600
1 x 1600
2 x 1600
2,000/186
1 x 1600
2 x 1600
2 x 1600
2,400/223
2 x 1600
2 x 1600
3 x 1600

There are two options available in the 1200 series. Our RM 1200 is ideal for roof mount applications, and the IM 1200 is a great interior mount solution for areas with an existing vent.

Zones 1
Typical 3000 SF house divided into attic zones with Solar Star recommendations.
Zone 1: 600 SF | Roof Pitch: 7/12
Suggested Options: 1 x RM 1200 or 1 x IM 1200.
For smaller attic zones with less volume, the RM 1200 is the best option. When a roof mount is not desirable, or for areas with an existing gable vent (or other passive vent) use the IM 1200.
Zone 2: 2400 SF | Roof Pitch: 7/12
Suggested Option: 2 x RM 1600
For expansive attic zones with more volume, the RM 1600 provides the most efficient venting solution.

Legend

Smaller ZonesRepresents smaller attic zones (see figure below)
Larger ZonesRepresents larger attic zones (see figure below)

Recommended air intake venting (eaves or soffits) size requirements:

  • Attic Area
    (square feet)/2 = Square inches of inlet vent area
  • Attic Area
    (square meter)/0.29 = Square centimeters of inlet vent area

 

Zones 2
Typical 1200 SF house.
Single zone: 1200 SF | Roof Pitch: 4/12
Suggested Option: 1 x RM 1200
For homes with a single smaller attic zone, the RM 1200 is an ideal solution.


Product Selection Guide

  • Models
  • Accessories

RM 1600

RM 1600

RM 1200

RM 1200

IM 1200

IM 1200

RM 1600

The RM 1600 Attic Fan generates maximum power to battle built-up heat and moisture in your attic. It’s the ideal solar-powered ventilation solution for large attic spaces and extreme climates.


Low Profile Roof Mount

This sleek, unobtrusive design is for most pitched roof application. Meets Florida Building Code (FL10884) and Texas Department of Insurance (RV-57).


High Profile Roof Mount

This aerodynamic design is perfect for locations with heavy snow loads. Meets Florida Building Code (FL10884) and HVHZ (FL14826), as well as Texas Department of Insurance (RV-57).


Pitched Roof Mount

A great alternative for pitched roofs when you need to improve exposure to the sun.

Low Profile Roof Mount
High Profile Roof Mount
Pitched Roof Mount