Proper attic ventilation is important to:

  • Help your roof last longer.
  • Reduce air conditioning bills.
  • Remove excess moisture.
  • Prevent ice dams in winter.

Solar powered attic fans are a great way to improve the ventilation in your attic.

Advantages of solar attic fans:

  • Since solar fans don’t have to be hardwired, they don’t require an electrician for installation.
  • Solar fans don’t require an outside source of electricity, so running them won’t increase your power bill.
  • A 30% tax credit is available on solar fans for qualified homeowners.

Watch the video above to find out more.


Good attic ventilation keeps your attic cooler in the summer, extending the life of your roof and saving you money on your air conditioning bill. In the winter a well vented attic removes moisture and prevents harmful ice dams.

A solar powered attic fan is a great way to improve your attic’s ventilation. And it’s solar powered, so you don’t need an electrician to install it, and it doesn’t increase your energy bill.

There are models that fit almost any type of roof, and there’s even a 30% tax credit for qualified homeowners.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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