Kilowatt Heating, Air Conditioning and Electrical Blog: Posts Tagged ‘attic fans’

What Does an Attic Fan Actually Do?

Monday, April 19th, 2021

The term attic fan might be confusing to people at first, especially anyone who lives in Southern California, where attics are narrow spaces rarely used for anything more than storage. Why have a fan placed up there?

But attic fans are installations that can help create better energy efficiency and comfort for an entire house. If your home doesn’t have an attic fan, we recommend taking some time to look into the possibilities of having one installed. 

First, we need to get into more detail about what an attic fan is.

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Do Attic Fans Make Sense for My House?

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Handling the summer heat in Los Angeles can put immense strain on a residential air conditioning system. Many homeowners want to find ways to cut back on their AC use to lower their bills. There are several ways to help combat the indoor heat without using a refrigerant-based air conditioning system. Attic fans are one of these tools, although people are often unsure if these types of fans will help or not.

You can always ask an electrician in West Hollywood, CA at Kilowatt for help in making a choice about cooling your home and improving ventilation. We’ll give you a short overview of attic fans in this post to help you see the possibilities—but please call us before you make any major decision!

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Reminder: An Attic Fan Is a Great Energy Saving Installation for Summer!

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Benefits of an attic fan-3The attic is probably the part of your house you visit the least. Most people only go up into the attic to store or retrieve items. (You have seasonal holiday decorations up there, right?) So it might not appear important to have this space properly ventilated, and placing fans up there may seem like overdoing it.

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Why Installing Attic Fans Is a Good Idea for Summer

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Benefits of an attic fanThe attic in your home is a place that you probably visit only rarely, usually to retrieve something stored in it. If you have ever gone up inside your attic on a warm, sunny day, you’ll discover that it is one of the hottest locations inside the house. The radiant energy from the sun beating down on the roof creates immense amounts of heat inside the enclosed area. In fact, it’s possible for the temperature in an attic to rise to 130°F during a summer day.

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