Solar Car Fan-Does it work?

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

  1. dlfridie

    dlfridie Songster

    Mar 3, 2009
    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

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    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,


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