Solar Powered Roof Ventilation
Solar Star - Solar roof ventilation solution
Heat and moisture is the worst enemy of roof space’s. SolarStar by Solatube is the answer.
- Unobtrusive, sleek slimline roof profile
- Brush-less motor (so it won’t wear out)
- Whisper quiet motor
- Leak proof seamless one-piece flashing
- Lightweight polymeric fan blade minimizes motor resistance and is non-corrosive
- Stainless steel mounting screens
- Non-corrosive and durable polymeric integral exhaust screen
Could a Solatube Solar Star benefit your home?
When considering roof ventilation for your home the standard question is how can you implement this as quick as possible with low cost, little effort and maximum performance. When you weigh the pros and cons of a Solar Star compared to other various products, its hard to deny the Solar Star as your best roof ventilation option.
Too often you see whirlybird owners searching for advice or services to lower the noise coming from their wind vent. The Solatube Solar Star is a silent achiever, it won’t be heard while it performs its duties in cooling your home and restoring your roof cavity to a healthier state. Roof cavities are mean’t to be ventilated all year round to preserve it’s healthy state, the benefits of solar power allow your home to be cooled even if it isn’t windy. If you enjoy your quiet time then the Solar Star sounds like the best solution for your home ventilation.
The Solar Star costs nothing to operate and the core components come with a 10 year warranty.
Like all Solatube products, the Solar Star comes with various accessories for all your custom ventilation needs. Each home has a different solution and our services are available to tackle each situation individually.
Solar Star RM1200
A classic roof mount model for a wide range of roof ventilation needs. For example: low sloped roofs with a smaller area.
Solar Star RM1600
This robust roof mount system is designed to accommodate even the most expansive roof spaces. For example: steep sloped roofs with smaller area, steep sloped roofs with larger area or low sloped roofs with larger area.
For more information the following resources may be useful:
This blog article answers general roof ventilation questions with a solution.
Solar Powered Roof Ventilation
Recommended Installation Planning Guidelines
Residential Quantity Guidelines
Solar Star Frequently Asked Questions
Solar Star FAQs
Contact Solatube for any queries on how the Solar Star will benefit your home.
Solar Star Accessories
When standard roof ventilation just isn’t enough, Solatube has you covered.
Custom roof ventilation solutions can be a necessity for your home renovation projects that have special needs.
Does one side of your roof receive extra sunlight? An extra panel will blow all your sun light problems away. Extra ventilation in the cooler months can be problematic with wind vents or whirlybirds, not with the Solar Star Thermal Switch. Home aesthetics is always at the heart of every homeowner and our sleek unobtrusive flashings will leave your home to be admired while being eco friendly.
The Solar Star Thermal Switch will turn off the ventilation cycle when the temperature in your roof cavity is below 18*C and start again when the temperature in your roof cavity is over 29*C. The Thermal Switch can be installed on all Solar Star models with ease.
Add-On Solar Panel
The Solar Star RM 1200 add-on panel is an ideal addition for instances when continuous sun exposure is limited. This product is compatible with any Solar Star Roof Mount product.
The Solar Star Roof Ventilation Systems come with many flashing options meaning your Solar Star will always look sleek, low profile and unobtrusive while staying flexible for every roof ventilation installation.
Solar Star vs. Wind Vents / Whirlybirds
Solar Star Roof Ventilation, the Smart Way to Cool Your Home This Summer
The Solar Star RM1200 is equivalent to 10+ wind vents / whirlybirds and the Solar StarRM1600 is equivalent to 15+ wind vents/whirly birds. Suppress heat build up and battle moisture, the solar star is the ideal roof ventilation solution that keeps you cool!
Best of all, Solar Star cost nothing to operate – imagine the savings!
Comes with a 5 year warranty on solar panel and motor and 10 year warranty on all other parts and outperforms ordinary wind vents! For more information about how we assessed the performance of our Solar Star against a Wind Vents type roof ventilator please refer to our Manufacturers Statement (PDF, 131KB).
Roof Ventilation Solution
The Roof Ventilation Solution that fights moisture, decay, heat build up and more.
Installed in under 30 minutes. Comes with a 5 year warranty on solar panel and motor and 10 year warranty on all other parts. Outperforms ordinary wind vents!
Suppress Heat Build Up
A hot roof acts like a giant radiator, transferring heat into your living spaces, sending both electricity bills and temperatures soaring. Solar Star, the leader in solar powered roof space ventilation, brings you the most technologically advanced, environmentally friendly, ventilation solution today. Best of all, Solar Star brings you the solutions that cost nothing to operate! Imagine the Savings….
Many of today’s houses have insufficient ventilation and air exchange. This causes high humidity levels from everyday activities. This moisture migrates through the ceiling towards the roof where it comes in contact with the cold structure, causing damage to your roof structure. the solar star roof ventilation removes.