Cooling Your Home With a Solar Attic Fan

Although the concept is somewhat controversial, a properly installed solar attic fan could help cool your home by cooling your attic.

Solar attic fan
The photovoltaic panel that powers a solar attic fan should be located where it will capture direct sunlight. The fan may be mounted to exhaust hot air through a roof vent or a gable-end vent.
ILLUSTRATION: KEITH WARD