Dec 23, 2018 6:47 am
Going to put in a solar roof vent and had was wondering whether under eave vents were really required.
I get the whole airflow thing but can I do without them? If the vent is set to maintain a roof temp of 20 degrees it will stop itself.
Also eave vents allow intake of cold air during winter which wouldn’t be a good thing as you’d want to keep your house warm.
Re: Eave Vents2
Dec 23, 2018 11:15 am
Keen to know more about what solar roof vent u are looking at ? I am quite keen on putting one too.
Eve vent are generally recommended as they help in maintaining airflow within roof.
Re: Eave Vents5
Feb 16, 2019 9:29 am
I put in a Solar Ark sav-30. Was pretty pricey but they don’t have many installers around Sydney and the one that services my area lives quiet far so I’m guessing that’s part of the high installation cost.
It’s fully silent, can’t hear a thing. Does it work? Some days you can notice the difference upstairs but some days you can’t as heat still gets in via windows and other means. This is just the first step and hopefully I’ll be doing double glazing on my windows to help keep the heat out.
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