Product Focus: Ventilation
Solar Attic Fans • Air Vent
Air Vent’s award-winning AV9915TRS and AV9930TRS Solar Attic Fans come equipped with the Solar Controller. The Solar Controller intelligently manages the operation of the Solar Fan, is capable of powering the fan after dark, and provides an electronic thermostat and humidistat. The AV9915TRS and AV9930TRS are the retrofit options for larger attic spaces, capable of ventilating up to 1,900 square feet and 2,800 square feet respectively. With commercial-grade construction, severe-weather approval and an optional curb-mounting kit for flat roof applications, the AV9915TRS and AV9930TRS are ideal for residential and light commercial applications. For more information, visit www.airvent.com.
Ventilation System • Atlas Roofing
Say goodbye to unregulated heat and moisture, and hello to the Techni-Flo™ Engineered Roof Ventilation System. Ideal for steep-slope buildings, Techni-Flo is designed to ensure consistent intake and exhaust airflow under commercial applications. Manufactured for individual projects, this roofing ventilation system will help keep a building cool during the summer and warm during the winter, allowing for optimal temperature control. The system also features 120 mph wind resistance, a 20-year limited warranty and custom colors. For more information, visit www.atlasroofing.com.
Solar-Powered Ventilation Products • Attic Breeze
Attic Breeze® manufactures high-quality solar-powered ventilation products. The company’s solar-powered ventilation products are third-party tested, windstorm certified and manufactured to industry-leading quality assurance practices. Using only the highest-quality parts and materials, the products are made in the United States and designed to consistently deliver quality performance. Available in a variety of color choices, roof flashings and solar panel mounting options, Attic Breeze has an environmentally friendly, best-in-class solution for all ventilation needs and applications whether it be commercial or residential. Available through roofing distributors and contractors throughout the United States and the islands. For more information, visit www.atticbreeze.net.
Natural Ventilator • The Bilco Company
Firelight is a glazed, natural ventilator that can be installed in a glass atrium or directly onto the roof of a building. The dual-purpose ventilator provides both day-to-day and smoke ventilation, and is available with several options for automated climate control. Colt ventilation products provide highly energy-efficient solutions to maintain comfortable internal climates and to control smoke in an emergency situation with extremely low operating and maintenance costs. The Bilco Company has recently partnered with Colt Group as a distributor of ventilation products in the United States, Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit www.bilco.com.
Ridge Vent Systems • Cor-A-Vent
Cor-A-Vent® is one solution for all ridge vent applications. With more than 30 years of job-proven experience and a simple, straightforward design, Cor-A-Vent is a vent of choice by builders nationwide. Be sure to check out the new Revolution Rolled Ridge Vent. For more information, visit www.cor-a-vent.com or www.revolutionvent.com.
Ventilation Strip Laths • DCI Products
CedarVent and CedarVent Plus by DCI Products are multi-use solutions for siding and roof deterioration, structural wall failure, and internal moisture and mold growth. CedarVent products are rigid, plastic ventilation strip-laths that stand up against nature’s elements without decay. Air flows behind the siding, allowing condensation to drip outside the vented space. CedarVent provides a low-cost, high-quality solution for rain-screen protection. CedarVent Plus has a factory-attached weather fabric for perimeter installation and protection from insects and wind-driven snow. DCI offers CedarVent in 1/8-inch, 3/8-inch, ½-inch and ¾-inch thicknesses, making it easy to use for any job. For more information, visit www.cedarvent.com.
Roof Vent • Duraflo
The PROVentilator is the latest addition to the WeatherPRO Series of premium roof ventilation products. The new roof vent combines the field-tested benefits of the patented WeatherPRO internal baffle system with multi-stage, high-volume airflow for high-performance attic ventilation. The PROVentilator‘s square, multi-level design with large top cap provides an architectural complement to any roof line. The weather deflection system has passed the Miami County 100(A)-95 177km/h wind-driven rain test and a multiple-density snow infiltration test, proving its ability to protect a building’s interior attic space from moisture damage. This product is manufactured using high-grade UV and cold impact-resistant polypropylene, giving it a long-lasting dent- and corrosion-resistant finish. For more information, visit www.proventilator.com.
Hip Vent • GAF
Cobra® Hip Vent’s innovative design helps to provide a safe and effective exhaust venting solution on roofs with little or no ridge. It’s contractor friendly and blends into the hip line to allow for a great-looking finished roof. The product offers 9 square inches of NFA for effective exhaust venting on homes with little or no ridge and includes a unique Dual Weather Fighter™ Filter to help prevent weather infiltration through and under the vent. With a 5/8-inch low-profile, shingle-over design, it’s virtually invisible when installed at the hip. For more information visit www.gaf.com.
Ventilated Nail Base Insulation • Hunter Panels
Hunter Panels offers Cool-Vent, a rigid roof insulation panel composed of polyisocyanurate foam core manufactured as a ventilated nail base roof insulation panel. Cool-Vent is an environmentally friendly product constructed with a top layer of APA-rated OSB or plywood, a middle layer of wood spacers and a bottom layer of polyiso foam insulation. It has a standard 1-inch air space, which allows airflow in all directions to give improved cooling and ventilation while decreasing moisture vapor and heat buildup, saving energy in the building. For more information, visit www.hpanels.com.
Rolled Ridge Vent • Owens Corning
RidgeCat™ Rolled Ridge Vent 20-foot rolls install quickly and easily while providing long-lasting ventilation performance to help contractors save time and limit roof deck penetrations. Designed with the help of professional roofing contractors, RidgeCat delivers durable performance, a high net free vent area (NFVA), breathable UV filter and a low-profile design. The clean, straight edge to the roofline provides a sleek, finished appearance. A key component of the Owens Corning™ Total Protection Roofing System™, RidgeCat is backed by a limited lifetime warranty. For more information, visit www.roofing.owenscorning.com.
Exhaust Vent • Ross Manufacturing
The Ross 150 Roof Vent is a patented, static exhaust vent that has been tested and proven to perform. It is Miami-Dade, TDI and FBC approved, and it is the only vent to pass the UL 2218 hail impact test. With 150 square inches of NFA, it allows for fewer roof penetrations resulting in savings to the contractor in time and money. All Ross Vents offer the most NFA in their category and are designed using recycled no-break polypropylene, making them virtually indestructible and classifying them as green. For more information, visit www.rossmfg.com.
Ridge Vent • The Tapco Group
The 9-inch Ridgemaster® Plus has a patented added-pitch design that shows more roof shingle profile and less vent opening for a clean, eye-pleasing aesthetic. It easily adapts to a peak vent or a flash vent. The patented internal baffle keeps blowing snow and rain from entering, while an internal filter blocks out insects, leaves and pine needles. The low-profile design is unobtrusive but also crushproof with mailing supports and structural ribs. Self-aligning, interlocking ends deliver quick alignment. Built-in end caps adjust to roof pitch, while shiplap design allows for expansion and contraction during temperature extremes. For more information, visit www.thetapcogroup.com/brands/mid-america.
Hip and Ridge Vent • TRA Snow and Sun
TileVent™ from TRA Snow and Sun is flexible ventilation for roof hips and ridges. It’s made of corrugated aluminum or copper with perforated holes for maximum ventilation and butyl adhesive strips on each edge. It is easily installed by centering on top of nailing board running the length of the ridge or hip, then forming the sides along the tile roof surface. The TileVent is designed to easily conform to all tile profiles. Available in 25-foot rolls of red, black, brown, gray and copper with custom colors available upon request. For more information, visit www.trasnowandsun.com.