Solar Car Fan-Does it work?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by dlfridie, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. dlfridie

    dlfridie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does the solar car fan sold at Home Depot (19.99) work?
    It's an As Seen On T.V. product that just hangs on the windshield to ventilate a parked car.

    If it works, then I could find some way to work it into one of my playhouse windows to get the air moving in there.
     
  2. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    You'd be better off saving the twenty bucks for a pizza or book or something, and just using passive ventilation. That product is reputed to be iffy even for cars, and coops ahve a GIANT advantage over cars in that you can very, very easily have a reasonable-sized opening for passive ventilation in a coop. (Whereas in a car, you would worry about theives and rain, if you had the windows rolled down that much).

    Truly, passive ventilation is *very effective* in small buildings when intelligently designed. And cheaper and more multipurpose [​IMG]

    Good luck, have fun,

    Pat
     

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