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SECTION 23 34 00
SOLAR ATTIC FANS
 
 
Copyright 2017 - 2017 ARCAT, Inc. - All rights reserved
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Attic Breeze, LLC; vents and fans.
This section is based on the products of Attic Breeze, LLC, which is located at:
P. O. Box 1318 1370 FM 116
Gatesville, TX 76528
Toll Free Tel: 877-288-4234
Tel: 254-865-9999
Email: request info (support@atticbreeze.net)
Web: www.atticbreeze.net
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
Attic Breeze is your manufacturer for high quality solar powered ventilation products. We only use the best parts and materials to make our products and we do it right here in the USA because we believe in American made quality. Our mission is to improve both residential and commercial energy efficiency around the world by offering ventilation products featuring the latest technology and exceptional customer service. And as a leader in our industry, we not only make green products, we are also a green company using solar power to operate our manufacturing facility. Attic Breeze products are third-party tested, windstorm certified, ARRA compliant, and manufactured to industry leading quality assurance practices. Your complete satisfaction is our goal and we look forward to serving your ventilation needs.
This general specification guide has been prepared by Attic Breeze, in both printed and electronic media, as an aid in the creation of a complete building specification. It is intended for use by experienced construction professionals, in conjunction with good construction practice and professional judgment, and should be fully reviewed and edited by the architect of record (specifier). Sections of this guide should be included, edited, or omitted based on the requirements of a specific project. It is the responsibility of both the specifier and the purchaser to determine if a product or system is suitable for its intended use. Neither Attic Breeze, nor any of its subsidiary or affiliated companies, assume any responsibility for the content of this specification guide relative to actual projects and specifically disclaim any and all liability for any errors or omissions in design, detail, structural capability, attachment details, shop drawings, or other construction related details, whether based upon the information provided by Attic Breeze or otherwise. Attic Breeze reserves the right to modify these guide specifications at any time. Updates to this guide specification will be posted to the manufacturer's website and/or in printed matter as required.
For more information on specific product applications or to find a local representative in your area, please contact Attic Breeze customer support (support@atticbreeze.net) for assistance.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete, add items below not required for project.
 
A.
Roof-mounted solar powered attic fans with self-flashing style base:
1.
Models with solar panel directly affixed to the fan unit (SFA series).
a.
Fan control options.
b.
Metal roof flashing accessory.
2.
Models with remote mounted solar panel (SFD series).
a.
Fan control options.
b.
Metal roof flashing accessory.
c.
Adjustable solar panel mounting bracket accessory.
d.
Extended power cable accessory.
B.
Roof-mounted solar powered attic fans with curb-mount style base:
1.
Models with solar panel directly affixed to the fan unit (CMA series).
a.
Fan control options.
b.
Roof curb accessories.
2.
Models with remote mounted solar panel (CMD Series).
a.
Fan control options.
b.
Roof curb accessories.
c.
Adjustable solar panel mounting bracket accessory.
d.
Extended power cable accessory.
C.
Retrofit style gable-mounted solar powered attic fans (GM series):
1.
Fan control options.
2.
Adjustable solar panel mounting bracket accessory.
3.
Extended power cable accessory.
D.
Wall-mount style solar powered fans (WM series):
1.
Fan control options.
2.
Metal building wall-mount flashing kit.
3.
Adjustable solar panel mounting bracket accessory.
4.
Extended power cable accessory.
E.
Passive Vents:
1.
Roof Mounted - Self-flashing.
a.
Metal roof flashing accessory.
2.
Roof Mounted - Curb-mount.
a.
Roof curb accessories.
3.
Wall Mounted Vents.
a.
Metal building wall-mount flashing kit.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 07 70 00 - Roof and Wall Specialties and Accessories.
B.
Section 23 05 00 - Common Work Results for HVAC.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
Third-Party Windstorm Certification:
1.
Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), evaluation number RV-59.
2.
Florida Building Commission (FBC), approval number FL13339.
B.
US Green Building Council (USGBC):
1.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).
C.
ASTM International (ASTM):
1.
ASTM A792/A792M - Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, 55% Aluminum-Zinc Alloy-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process.
2.
ASTM D2244/ASTM D523 - Natural Weathering Resistance.
3.
ASTM D3359 method B - Adhesion Testing for Finishes and Coatings.
4.
ASTM E330-02 - Structural Performance of Exterior Windows, Doors, Skylights and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference.
5.
ASTM G85 - Acid Salt Spray Resistance for Powder Coatings.
D.
American Architectural Manufacturer Association (AAMA):
1.
AAMA 2604 - Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for High Performance Organic Coatings on Aluminum Extrusions and Panels.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
1.
Manufacturer's printed installation instructions, showing required preparation and installation procedures.
2.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3.
Installation methods.
4.
Cleaning and maintenance instructions.
C.
Closeout Submittals: Documentation of manufacturer's warranty.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Installer: Minimum 2 years experience with similar drainage mat materials.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant the precaution. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider the major different types of work on the project.
 
B.
Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
1.
Finish areas designated by Architect.
2.
Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship and appearance are approved by Architect.
3.
Subject to approval by Architect, mock-up may be retained as part of finish work.
C.
Pre-Installation Meetings: Conduct pre-installation meetings to verify project requirements, substrate conditions, construction documents, details and manufacturer's warranty requirements.
1.6
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Delivery: Deliver materials in manufacturer's original, unopened, undamaged rolls/pallets with identification labels intact.
B.
Storage and Protection: Store materials protected from exposure to harmful environmental conditions and at temperature and humidity conditions recommended by the manufacturer.
1.7
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
1.8
WARRANTY
A.
Manufacturer's Warranty: Provide manufacturer's standard limited warranty against defects in manufacturing.
1.
PRODUCTS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
1.9
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Attic Breeze, LLC, which is located at: P. O. Box 1318 1370 FM 116; Gatesville, TX 76528; Toll Free Tel: 877-288-4234; Tel: 254-865-9999; Email: request info (support@atticbreeze.net); Web: www.atticbreeze.net
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
B.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
C.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
1.10
SELF-FLASHING FANS
A.
General Requirements:
1.
Standards Compliance:
a.
Third-Party Windstorm Certified: Florida and Texas hurricane zones.
1)
Wind Load Rating: plus or minus115 lbs per sq ft (plus or minus561 kg per sq m).
a)
ASTM E330-02.
2)
Wind Speed Equivalence: +170 mph (273.6 km per hr).
a)
Based on 30 foot mean roof height in Exposure B.
b)
Wind zones 1-3; all roof pitches apply.
2.
Fan Housing:
a.
Construction:
1)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
2)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
b.
Base Flashing:
1)
Venturi-style housing; UltraFlo design technology.
2)
Predrilled mounting holes for ease of installation.
3)
Self-flashing design; 4 in (102 mm) flashing.
3.
DC Motor: High-efficiency, variable speed.
4.
Finish: Heavy-duty powder coated finish.
a.
Tiger/Drylac Series 38 Super Durable TGIC Polyester.
1)
AAMA 2604 compliant for UV/weather resistance.
2)
5B minimum adhesion performance (ASTM D3359 method B).
3)
Passes 2,000 hour acid salt spray resistance testing (ASTM G85) with 1/32 in (1 mm) maximum undercutting.
4)
Passes natural weathering test (ASTM D2244 & ASTM D523; Florida 5 years exposure) with gloss retention >80% and a 5.0 color change.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose from the below standard color set or custom color set options. Delete color option set not acceptable.
 
b.
Standard Colors (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not acceptable.
 
1)
Color: Jet Black.
2)
Color: Bronze Brown.
3)
Color: Weathered Gray.
4)
Color: Terra Cotta.
5)
Color: Polar White.
6)
Color: Hickory.
7)
Color: Shakewood.
c.
Custom Colors (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not acceptable.
 
1)
Color: Brick Red.
2)
Color: Hawaiian Blue.
3)
Color: Anodized Silver.
4)
Color: Classic Green.
5)
Color: Turquoise.
6)
Color: Sandstone.
5.
Fan Blade: 14 in (356 mm) aluminum; 5-wing blade.
6.
Solar Panel: High-efficiency monocrystalline; aluminum frame.
7.
Hardware: Stainless steel.
8.
Wildlife Guard: Stainless steel; 0.25 in (6.3 mm) mesh.
9.
Noise Level: Less than 30 dB (1 sonne).
10.
Fan Control:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete control options not acceptable. Fan will operate continuously when sunlight is present, regardless of outside ambient temperature or humidity.
 
a.
Continuous operation/no fan control needed (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Mechanical thermal switch with fixed range of operation. Switch activates fan in temperature range of 75 degreesF plus or minus 7 degreesF (24 degreesC plus or minus 4 degreesC) and deactivates fan in temperature range of 55 degreesF plus or minus 9 degreesF (13 degreesC plus or minus 5 degreesC). Most appropriate for use in attic installations of solar fan.
 
b.
Thermal switch control (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Breeze Mate(R) programmable fan controller. Allows for both temperature and humidity control adjustment, attic depressurization testing, monitors power output from solar panel, and includes fusible link fire safety switch. Operates as two-part system with master control interface and individual remote fan controllers. Master control may operate up to 10 independent fan controllers via wireless network and allows for either manual or automatic fan operation. See our website for additional details. Appropriate for either attic fan installations or open area ventilation applications.
 
c.
Breeze Mate solar ventilation control system (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Flashing system design for easy transition from specific metal roof types to flat metal sheet. Includes predrilled mounting holes and powder coated finish to match fan color. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
11.
Metal Roof Flashing (upgrade option).
a.
Construction:
1)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
2)
Formed metal; seamless design.
3)
Predrilled mounting holes for ease of installation.
b.
Finish: heavy-duty powder coated finish to match fan housing color.
c.
Flashing Type:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete flashing options not acceptable.
 
1)
Standing Seam.
2)
R-Panel.
3)
Max Rib.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The SFA model solar attic fans offer a self-flashing fan base for easy installation on roofs with composite shingles, cedar shake, flat concrete tiles, or other low profile roofing materials. The SFA model series fans have an integrated adjustable solar panel bracket for optimum sun exposure. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
B.
Basis of Design: SFA Series, Self-Flashing Solar Attic Fans as manufactured and supplied by Attic Breeze.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Proper sizing of attic fans depends on a variety of factors including roof pitch, attic size, architecture, roof color, as well as the specific ventilation application. Please visit our Design Studio, on our website for more information or contact an Attic Breeze certified installer for assistance. Delete models not required.
 
1.
Model: AB-2022A.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1400 CFM (39.64 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2175 sq ft (202.06 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 20 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Unit mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy construction; 16 gauge.
b)
Integrated pivot bracket design.
c)
Stainless steel hardware.
d)
Multiple adjustment settings for solar panel inclination.
e)
Heavy-duty powder coated finish to match fan housing.
2.
Model: AB-3022A.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1700 CFM (48.14 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2725 sq ft (253.16 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 30 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Unit mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy construction; 16 gauge.
b)
Integrated pivot bracket design.
c)
Stainless steel hardware.
d)
Multiple adjustment settings for solar panel inclination.
e)
Heavy-duty powder coated finish to match fan housing.
3.
Model: AB-4022A.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1875 CFM (53.09 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 3000 sq ft (278.71 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 40 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Unit mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy construction; 16 gauge.
b)
Integrated pivot bracket design.
c)
Stainless steel hardware.
d)
Multiple adjustment settings for solar panel inclination.
e)
Heavy-duty powder coated finish to match fan housing.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The SFD model series solar attic fans offer a self-flashing fan base for easy installation on roofs with composite shingles, cedar shake, flat concrete tiles, or other low profile roofing materials. SFD Series comes with brackets for the remote mounting of the solar panel. Ideal for northern facing roofs, or shaded roof areas where the fan unit might be installed. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
C.
Basis of Design: SFD Series, Self-Flashing Solar Attic Fans as manufactured and supplied by Attic Breeze.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Proper sizing of attic fans depends on a variety of factors including roof pitch, attic size, architecture, roof color, as well as the specific ventilation application. Please visit our Design Studio, on our website for more information or contact an Attic Breeze certified installer for assistance. Delete models if not required.
 
1.
Model: AB-2022D.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1400 CFM (39.64 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2175 sq ft (202.06 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 20 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
2.
Model: AB-3022D.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1700 CFM (48.14 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2725 sq ft (253.16 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 30 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
3.
Model: AB-4022D.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1875 CFM (53.09 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 3000 sq ft (278.71 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 40 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
4.
Model: AB-6022D.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 2100 CFM (59.46 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 3375 sq ft (313.54 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 60 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Two bracket set.
3)
Stainless steel hardware.
4)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
5)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
1.11
CURB-MOUNTED FANS
A.
General Requirements:
1.
Standards Compliance:
a.
Third-Party Windstorm Certified: Florida.
1)
Wind Load Rating: plus or minus115 lbs per sq ft (plus or minus561 kg per sq m).
a)
ASTM E330-02.
2)
Wind Speed Equivalence: +170 mph (273.6 km per hr).
a)
Based on 30 foot mean roof height in Exposure B.
b)
Wind zones 1-3; all roof pitches apply.
2.
Fan Housing:
a.
Construction:
1)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
2)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
b.
Base Flashing:
1)
Venturi-style housing; UltraFlo design technology.
2)
Predrilled mounting holes for ease of installation.
3)
Curb design; 2 in (51 mm) drop down box.
3.
DC Motor: High-efficiency, variable speed.
4.
Finish: Heavy-duty powder coated finish.
a.
Tiger/Drylac Series 38 Super Durable TGIC Polyester.
1)
AAMA 2604 compliant for UV/weather resistance.
2)
5B minimum adhesion performance (ASTM D3359 method B).
3)
Passes 2,000 hour acid salt spray resistance testing (ASTM G85) with 1/32 in (1 mm) maximum undercutting.
4)
Passes natural weathering test (ASTM D2244 & ASTM D523; Florida 5 years exposure) with gloss retention >80% and a 5.0 color change.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose from the below standard color set or custom color set options. Delete color option set not acceptable.
 
b.
Standard Colors (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not acceptable.
 
1)
Color: Jet Black.
2)
Color: Bronze Brown.
3)
Color: Weathered Gray.
4)
Color: Terra Cotta.
5)
Color: Polar White.
6)
Color: Hickory.
7)
Color: Shakewood.
c.
Custom Colors (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not acceptable.
 
1)
Color: Brick Red.
2)
Color: Hawaiian Blue.
3)
Color: Anodized Silver.
4)
Color: Classic Green.
5)
Color: Turquoise.
6)
Color: Sandstone.
5.
Fan Blade: 14 in (356 mm) aluminum; 5-wing blade.
6.
Solar Panel: High-efficiency monocrystalline; aluminum frame.
7.
Hardware: Stainless steel.
8.
Wildlife Guard: Stainless steel; 0.25 in (6.3 mm) mesh.
9.
Noise Level: Less than 30 dB (1 sonne).
10.
Fan Control:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete control options not acceptable. Fan will operate continuously when sunlight is present, regardless of outside ambient temperature or humidity.
 
a.
Continuous operation/no fan control needed (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Mechanical thermal switch with fixed range of operation. Switch activates fan in temperature range of 75 degreesF plus or minus 7 degreesF (24 degreesC plus or minus 4 degreesC) and deactivates fan in temperature range of 55 degreesF plus or minus 9 degreesF (13 degreesC plus or minus 5 degreesC). Most appropriate for use in attic installations of solar fan.
 
b.
Thermal switch control (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Breeze Mate(R) programmable fan controller. Allows for both temperature and humidity control adjustment, attic depressurization testing, monitors power output from solar panel, and includes fusible link fire safety switch. Operates as two-part system with master control interface and individual remote fan controllers. Master control may operate up to 10 independent fan controllers via wireless network and allows for either manual or automatic fan operation. See our website for additional details. Appropriate for either attic fan installations or open area ventilation applications.
 
c.
Breeze Mate solar ventilation control system (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Easy to install conventional roof curb base and flashing system kit for curb-mounted ventilation products. Designed for tile, metal, and flat roof applications. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
11.
Roof Curbs (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete roof curb option not acceptable.
 
a.
Roof curb installation kit for metal/tile roof applications:
1)
Construction:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
b)
Dimension: 23-1/4 in (591 mm) square by 6 in (152 mm) high curb with 2-1/4 in (57 mm) base flashing.
c)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
d)
Load rating: 200 lbs (90.72 kg).
2)
Finish: Heavy-duty powder coat, UV resistant.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not acceptable.
 
a)
Color: Black.
b)
Color: Brown.
c)
Color: Terra cotta.
3)
Flashing: Self-adhesive, flexible Wakaflex flashing system.
a)
Color to match powder coated finish of roof curb.
b)
Flashing rolls precut for ease of installation.
4)
Mounting Hardware: self-tapping screws with neoprene bonded washers included.
b.
Roof curb for TPO/EPDM/Membrane flat roof applications:
1)
Construction:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
b)
Dimension: 23-1/4 in (591 mm) square by 6 in (152 mm) high curb with 2-1/4 in (57 mm) base flashing.
c)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
d)
Load rating: 200 lbs (90.72 kg).
2)
Finish: Mill finish.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Attic Breeze CMA model solar attic fans offer a curb-mount base for roofs featuring high-profile tile, metal roofs, flat roofs, or other installations where a roof curb may be appropriate. The CMA model series fans have an integrated adjustable solar panel bracket for optimum sun exposure. This model series is also available with an optional roof curb installation kit. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
B.
Basis of Design: CMA Series, Curb-Mounted Solar Attic Fans as manufactured and supplied by Attic Breeze.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Proper sizing of attic fans depends on a variety of factors including roof pitch, attic size, architecture, roof color, as well as the specific ventilation application. Please visit our Design Studio, on our website for more information or contact an Attic Breeze certified installer for assistance. Delete models not required.
 
1.
Model: AB-2042A.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1400 CFM (39.64 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2175 sq ft (202.06 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 20 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Unit mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy construction; 16 gauge.
b)
Integrated pivot bracket design.
c)
Stainless steel hardware.
d)
Multiple adjustment settings for solar panel inclination.
e)
Heavy-duty powder coated finish to match fan housing.
2.
Model: AB-3042A.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1700 CFM (48.14 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2725 sq ft (253.16 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 30 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Unit mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy construction; 16 gauge.
b)
Integrated pivot bracket design.
c)
Stainless steel hardware.
d)
Multiple adjustment settings for solar panel inclination.
e)
Heavy-duty powder coated finish to match fan housing.
3.
Model: AB-4042A.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1875 CFM (53.09 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 3000 sq ft (278.71 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 40 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Unit mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy construction; 16 gauge.
b)
Integrated pivot bracket design.
c)
Stainless steel hardware.
d)
Multiple adjustment settings for solar panel inclination.
e)
Heavy-duty powder coated finish to match fan housing.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Attic Breeze CMD model solar attic fans offer a curb-mount base for roofs featuring high-profile tile, metal roofs, flat roofs, or other installations where a roof curb may be appropriate. The CMD model solar attic fans are ideal for northern facing roofs, or shaded roof areas where the fan unit might be installed. The CMD Series comes with brackets for the remote mounting of the solar panel. This model series is also available with an optional roof curb installation kit. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
C.
Basis of Design: CMD Series, Curb-Mounted Solar Attic Fans as manufactured and supplied by Attic Breeze.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Proper sizing of attic fans depends on a variety of factors including roof pitch, attic size, architecture, roof color, as well as the specific ventilation application. Please visit our Design Studio, on our website for more information or contact an Attic Breeze certified installer for assistance. Delete models not required.
 
1.
Model: AB-2042D.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1400 CFM (39.64 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2175 sq ft (202.06 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 20 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
2.
Model: AB-3042D.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1700 CFM (48.14 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2725 sq ft (253.16 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 30 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
3.
Model: AB-4042D.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1875 CFM (53.09 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 3000 sq ft (278.71 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 40 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
4.
Model: AB-6042D.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 2100 CFM (59.46 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 3375 sq ft (313.54 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 60 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Two bracket set.
3)
Stainless steel hardware.
4)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
5)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
1.12
Retrofit style gable-mounted FANS
A.
General Requirements:
1.
Standards Compliance:
a.
Third-Party Windstorm Certified: Florida and Texas hurricane zones.
1)
Wind Load Rating: plus or minus115 lbs per sq ft (plus or minus561 kg per sq m).
a)
ASTM E330-02.
2)
Wind Speed Equivalence: +170 mph (273.6 km per hr).
a)
Based on 30 foot mean roof height in Exposure B.
b)
Wind zones 1-3; all roof pitches apply.
2.
Fan Housing:
a.
Construction:
1)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
2)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
b.
Base Flashing:
1)
Cylinder-style housing.
2)
Predrilled mounting holes for ease of installation.
3)
3 in (76 mm) flashing.
3.
DC Motor: High-efficiency, variable speed.
4.
Finish: Mill finish.
5.
Fan Blade: 14 in (356 mm) aluminum; 5-wing blade.
6.
Solar Panel: High-efficiency monocrystalline; aluminum frame.
7.
Hardware: Stainless steel.
8.
Wildlife Guard: N/A.
9.
Noise Level: Less than 30 dB (1 sonne).
10.
Fan Control:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete control options not acceptable. Fan will operate continuously when sunlight is present, regardless of outside ambient temperature or humidity.
 
a.
Continuous operation/no fan control needed (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Mechanical thermal switch with fixed range of operation. Switch activates fan in temperature range of 75 degreesF plus or minus 7 degreesF (24 degreesC plus or minus 4 degreesC) and deactivates fan in temperature range of 55 degreesF plus or minus 9 degreesF (13 degreesC plus or minus 5 degreesC). Most appropriate for use in attic installations of solar fan.
 
b.
Thermal switch control (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Breeze Mate(R) programmable fan controller. Allows for both temperature and humidity control adjustment, attic depressurization testing, monitors power output from solar panel, and includes fusible link fire safety switch. Operates as two-part system with master control interface and individual remote fan controllers. Master control may operate up to 10 independent fan controllers via wireless network and allows for either manual or automatic fan operation. See our website for additional details. Appropriate for either attic fan installations or open area ventilation applications.
 
c.
Breeze Mate solar ventilation control system (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The GM model series solar attic fans are ideal for virtually any roof type featuring gable-end architecture or retrofit applications and easily installs behind or underneath any properly sized passive vent. The GM model series is a great alternative for customers who want the benefits of solar powered ventilation without the need for making a roof penetration. Since no roof penetration is required, the fans can be used in any hurricane zone area without the need for permitting. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
B.
Basis of Design: GM Series, Retrofit Style Gable-Mounted Solar Attic Fans as manufactured and supplied by Attic Breeze.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete models not required.
 
1.
Model: AB-2052.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1400 CFM (39.64 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 1825 sq ft (169.55 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 20 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
2.
Model: AB-3052.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1700 CFM (48.14 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2275 sq ft (211.35 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 30 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
3.
Model: AB-4052.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1875 CFM (53.09 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2525 sq ft (234.58 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 40 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
4.
Model: AB-6052.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 2100 CFM (59.46 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2825 sq ft (262.45 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 60 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Two bracket set.
3)
Stainless steel hardware.
4)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
5)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
1.13
Wall-mounted FANS
A.
General Requirements:
1.
Standards Compliance:
a.
Third-Party Windstorm Certified: Florida and Texas hurricane zones.
1)
Wind Load Rating: plus or minus115 lbs per sq ft (plus or minus561 kg per sq m).
a)
ASTM E 330-02.
2)
Wind Speed Equivalence: +170 mph (273.6 km per hr).
a)
Based on 30 foot mean roof height in Exposure B.
b)
Wind zones 1-3; all roof pitches apply.
2.
Fan Housing:
a.
Construction:
1)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
2)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
b.
Base Flashing:
1)
Cylinder-style housing.
2)
18.375 in (467 mm) square mounting box; 3.0 in (76 mm) depth.
3)
0.8125 in (20.6 mm) flashing.
c.
Louvers:
1)
Fixed/Static louvers.
2)
2 in (50.8 mm) wide; 18 in (457 mm) long.
3.
DC Motor: High-efficiency, variable speed.
4.
Finish: Heavy-duty powder coated finish.
a.
Tiger/Drylac Series 38 Super Durable TGIC Polyester.
1)
AAMA 2604 compliant for UV/weather resistance.
2)
5B minimum adhesion performance (ASTM D3359 method B).
3)
Passes 2,000 hour acid salt spray resistance testing (ASTM G85) with 1/32 in (1 mm) maximum undercutting.
4)
Passes natural weathering test (ASTM D2244 & ASTM D523; Florida 5 years exposure) with gloss retention >80% and a 5.0 color change.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose from the below standard color set or custom color set options. Delete color option set not acceptable.
 
b.
Standard Colors (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not acceptable.
 
1)
Color: Jet Black.
2)
Color: Bronze Brown.
3)
Color: Weathered Gray.
4)
Color: Terra Cotta.
5)
Color: Polar White.
6)
Color: Hickory.
7)
Color: Shakewood.
c.
Custom Colors (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not acceptable.
 
1)
Color: Brick Red.
2)
Color: Hawaiian Blue.
3)
Color: Anodized Silver.
4)
Color: Classic Green.
5)
Color: Turquoise.
6)
Color: Sandstone.
5.
Fan Blade: 14 in (356 mm) aluminum; 5-wing blade.
6.
Solar Panel: High-efficiency monocrystalline; aluminum frame.
7.
Hardware: Stainless steel.
8.
Wildlife Guard: Stainless steel; 0.25 in (6.3 mm) mesh.
9.
Noise Level: Less than 30 dB (1 sonne).
10.
Fan Control:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete control options not acceptable. Fan will operate continuously when sunlight is present, regardless of outside ambient temperature or humidity.
 
a.
Continuous operation/no fan control needed (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Mechanical thermal switch with fixed range of operation. Switch activates fan in temperature range of 75 degreesF plus or minus 7 degreesF (24 degreesC plus or minus 4 degreesC) and deactivates fan in temperature range of 55 degreesF plus or minus 9 degreesF (13 degreesC plus or minus 5 degreesC). Most appropriate for use in attic installations of solar fan.
 
b.
Thermal switch control (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Breeze Mate(R) programmable fan controller. Allows for both temperature and humidity control adjustment, attic depressurization testing, monitors power output from solar panel, and includes fusible link fire safety switch. Operates as two-part system with master control interface and individual remote fan controllers. Master control may operate up to 10 independent fan controllers via wireless network and allows for either manual or automatic fan operation. See our website for additional details. Appropriate for either attic fan installations or open area ventilation applications.
 
c.
Breeze Mate solar ventilation control system (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Flashing kit for installation of WM series solar fans on metal buildings. Kit includes interior flashing set for retaining of wall insulation to provide a clean installation appearance. Also provides exterior flashing for weatherproofing and finishing trim. Flashing is powder coated to match fan color. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
11.
Metal Building Wall-Mount Flashing Kit (upgrade option).
a.
Construction: AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
b.
Finish: Heavy-duty powder coat, UV resistant; color to match powder coated finish of wall-mount fan.
c.
Mounting Hardware: self-tapping screws with neoprene bonded washers included.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The WM model series solar fan offers a complete ventilation solution, combining both fan and louvered vent into one product. Not just for attics, these solar fans are great for a range of either residential or commercial ventilation projects. And just like the GM model series fans, our wall-mounted fans can be used in any hurricane zone area without the need for special permitting since no roof penetration is required. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
B.
Basis of Design: WM Series, Wall-Mounted Solar Fans as manufactured and supplied by Attic Breeze.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete models not required.
 
1.
Model: AB-2062.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1400 CFM (39.64 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 1825 sq ft (169.55 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 20 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
2.
Model: AB-3062.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1700 CFM (48.14 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2275 sq ft (211.35 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 30 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
3.
Model: AB-4062.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 1875 CFM (53.09 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2525 sq ft (234.58 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 40 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL 5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
4)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 18 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
4.
Model: AB-6062.
a.
Maximum Airflow: 2100 CFM (59.46 cu m per min).
b.
Nominal Attic Coverage: Up to 2825 sq ft (262.45 sq m).
c.
Solar Panel:
1)
Power Rating: 60 Watt.
2)
Mounting Type: Remote mounted solar panel.
3)
Mounting Bracket:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete mounting bracket option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Mounting Bracket set (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** A low-profile mounting bracket system for fans with a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for southern facing roofs with full sun exposure throughout the day.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Stainless steel hardware.
3)
Not adjustable for inclination or direction.
4)
Roof mounts only.
b)
Universal Mounting Bracket (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Upgrade bracket system that allows for full range adjustment of a remote mounted solar panel. Most appropriate for northern facing roof orientations or installations where adjustability of the solar panel is needed for better sun exposure.
 
1)
AL5052 aluminum construction.
2)
Two bracket set.
3)
Stainless steel hardware.
4)
Fully adjustable for both inclination and direction.
5)
May be mounted to any horizontal, inclined, or vertical surface, or pole mounted as required.
4)
Power Cable:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete power cable option not acceptable.
 
a)
Standard Power Cable (no cost option).
1)
15 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
b)
Extended Power Cable (upgrade option).
1)
40 ft (4.57 m) cable length; UV/weather resistant quick disconnect plugs.
2)
2/C 14 AWG SJEOOW UV/weather resistant cable.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
1.14
PASSIVE VENTILATION
A.
General Requirements:
1.
Standards Compliance:
a.
Third-Party Windstorm Certified: Florida.
1)
Wind Load Rating: plus or minus115 lbs per sq ft (plus or minus561 kg per sq m).
a)
ASTM E330-02.
2)
Wind Speed Equivalence: +170 mph (273.6 km per hr).
a)
Based on 30 foot mean roof height in Exposure B.
b)
Wind zones 1-3; all roof pitches apply.
2.
Finish: Heavy-duty powder coated finish.
a.
Tiger/Drylac Series 38 Super Durable TGIC Polyester.
1)
AAMA 2604 compliant for UV/weather resistance.
2)
5B minimum adhesion performance (ASTM D3359 method B).
3)
Passes 2,000 hour acid salt spray resistance testing (ASTM G85) with 1/32 in (1 mm) maximum undercutting.
4)
Passes natural weathering test (ASTM D2244 & ASTM D523; Florida 5 years exposure) with gloss retention >80% and a 5.0 color change.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose from the below standard color set or custom color set options. Delete color option set not acceptable.
 
b.
Standard Colors (no cost option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not acceptable.
 
1)
Color: Jet Black.
2)
Color: Bronze Brown.
3)
Color: Weathered Gray.
4)
Color: Terra Cotta.
5)
Color: Polar White.
6)
Color: Hickory.
7)
Color: Shakewood.
c.
Custom Colors (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not acceptable.
 
1)
Color: Brick Red.
2)
Color: Hawaiian Blue.
3)
Color: Anodized Silver.
4)
Color: Classic Green.
5)
Color: Turquoise.
6)
Color: Sandstone.
3.
Hardware: Stainless steel.
4.
Wildlife Guard: Stainless steel; 0.25 in (6.3 mm) mesh.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Attic Breeze self-flashing passive vents offer easy installation on roofs with composite shingles, cedar shake, flat concrete tiles, or other low profile roofing materials. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
B.
Basis of Design: Self-Flashing Passive Vents as manufactured and supplied by Attic Breeze.
1.
Model: AB-1015.
a.
Net Free Area: 1.4 sq ft (0.13 sq m).
b.
Vent Housing:
1)
Construction:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
b)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
2)
Base Flashing:
a)
Predrilled mounting holes for ease of installation.
b)
Self-flashing design; 4 in (102 mm) flashing.
c)
Square design with rounded corners.
3)
Vent Cover:
a)
Removable top cover.
b)
Square design.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Flashing system design for easy transition from specific metal roof types to flat metal sheet. Includes predrilled mounting holes and powder coated finish to match fan color. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
c.
Metal Roof Flashing (upgrade option).
1)
Construction:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
b)
Formed metal; seamless design.
c)
Predrilled mounting holes for ease of installation.
2)
Finish: heavy-duty powder coated finish to match fan housing color.
3)
Flashing Type:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete flashing options not acceptable.
 
a)
Standing Seam.
b)
R-Panel.
c)
Max Rib.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Attic Breeze curb-mounted passive vents offer a curb base for roofs featuring high-profile tile, metal roofs, flat roofs, or other installations where a roof curb may be appropriate. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
C.
Basis of Design: Curb-Mounted Passive Vents as manufactured and supplied by Attic Breeze.
1.
Model: AB-1020.
a.
Net Free Area: 1.4 sq ft (0.13 sq m).
b.
Vent Housing:
1)
Construction:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
b)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
2)
Base Flashing:
a)
Predrilled mounting holes for ease of installation.
b)
Curb design; 2 in (51 mm) drop down box.
3)
Vent Cover:
a)
Removable top cover.
b)
Square design.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Easy to install conventional roof curb base and flashing system kit for curb-mounted ventilation products. Designed for tile, metal, and flat roof applications. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
c.
Roof Curbs (upgrade option).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete roof curb option not acceptable.
 
1)
Roof curb installation kit for metal/tile roof applications:
a)
Construction:
1)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
2)
Dimension: 23-1/4 in (591 mm) square by 6 in (152 mm) high curb with 2-1/4 in (57 mm) base flashing.
3)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
4)
Load rating: 200 lbs (90.72 kg).
b)
Finish: Heavy-duty powder coat, UV resistant.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color options not acceptable.
 
1)
Color: Black.
2)
Color: Brown.
3)
Color: Terra cotta.
c)
Flashing: Self-adhesive, flexible Wakaflex flashing system.
1)
Color to match powder coated finish of roof curb.
2)
Flashing rolls precut for ease of installation.
d)
Mounting Hardware: self-tapping screws with neoprene bonded washers included.
2)
Roof curb for TPO/EPDM/Membrane flat roof applications:
a)
Construction:
1)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
2)
Dimension: 23-1/4 in (591 mm) square by 6 in (152 mm) high curb with 2-1/4 in (57 mm) base flashing.
3)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
4)
Load rating: 200 lbs (90.72 kg).
b)
Finish: Mill finish.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Attic Breeze wall-mounted passive vents are a great option for both residential gable end ventilation or for commercial ventilation projects where louvered wall vents may be required. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
D.
Basis of Design: Wall-Mounted Passive Vents as manufactured and supplied by Attic Breeze.
1.
Model: AB-1025.
a.
Net Free Area: 1.3 sq ft (0.12 sq m).
b.
Vent Housing:
1)
Construction:
a)
AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
b)
Tog-L-Lok fastening.
2)
Base Flashing:
a)
18.375 in (467 mm) square mounting box; 2.0 in (51 mm) depth.
b)
0.8125 in (20.6 mm) flashing.
3)
Louvers:
a)
Fixed/Static louvers.
b)
2 in (50.8 mm) wide; 18 in (457 mm) long.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Flashing kit for installation of wall-mounted passive vents on metal buildings. Kit includes interior flashing set for retaining of wall insulation to provide a clean installation appearance. Also provides exterior flashing for weatherproofing and finishing trim. Flashing is powder coated to match vent color. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
c.
Metal Building Wall-Mount Flashing Kit (upgrade option).
1)
Construction: AZ50 zincalume alloy (ASTM A792); 22 gauge.
2)
Finish: Heavy-duty powder coat, UV resistant; color to match powder coated finish of wall-mount passive vent.
3)
Mounting Hardware: self-tapping screws with neoprene bonded washers included.
2.
EXECUTION
1.15
EXAMINATION AND PREPARATION
A.
If preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of deviations from manufacturer's recommended installation tolerances and conditions.
B.
Do not proceed with installation until substrates have been properly prepared and deviations from manufacturer's recommended tolerances are corrected. Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
C.
Commencement of installation constitutes acceptance of conditions.
1.16
INSTALLATION
A.
Install products in strict accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
1.17
CLEANING AND PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed solar attic fan or passive vents from damage during application and remainder of construction period, per manufacturer's written instructions.
END OF SECTION