Every roof and building requires a good air exchange. Ventilation turbines can be used in building construction for most types of roofs and ventilation shafts. Air exchange helps to protect the roof structure from humidity and overheating, highlighting the importance of ventilating buildings. A wind powered solution ensures active and permanent ventilation and is environmentally friendly and cost saving.
What Is Ventilation & Why Is It Needed?
The ventilation needs of a particular space must be specifically calculated based on square meterage, and the chosen method must then be correctly installed. Proper ventilation consists of 50% intake ventilation placed near the lower part of the loft space or building, and 50% exhaust ventilation placed near or at the roof ridge. The exhaust ventilation should be at least 1 metre higher than the intake ventilation.
In order to fight heat and moisture, all structures in all climates must be ventilated year round. Heat in unventilated areas may cause high temperatures in the roof structure which can cause damage and also radiate down into the inhabited area. Moisture can cause rot, mildew, mould, paint blister and ineffective insulation. It is estimated that over 50% of structures show visible signs of improper ventilation.
Ventilation Helps To Conserve Energy
Proper ventilation helps to conserve energy, while improper void ventilation is one of the most common energy-wasters in buildings.
During the summer months, it is not uncommon for a poorly ventilated building to reach high temperatures. This air not only speeds, but penetrates down through the area below the roof to heat the entire habitable area. Our wind driven ventilation removes hot air, ensuring fans or air conditioning systems do not have to work as long or as hard, energy bills will be lower, and appliances will last longer.
During the winter months, roof ventilation is equally important to reduce condensation. Structures rely on insulation to help retain heat, but if insulation in an improperly ventilated roof becomes wet from moisture, the effectiveness is reduced. This allows heat to escape and becomes a waste of money and energy.
To ensure proper ventilation it is important to keep air moving. Properly installed wind powered turbines keep air moving all year-round. Protecting the longevity of your home/factory/office can be achieved through a ventilation system with the proven performance and quality of ventilation turbines.
The Benefits of Wind Powered Ventilation
Wind turbines are geared toward saving energy and increasing efficiency
A ventilation turbine ensures a continuous air exchange of the roofing material; they drain undesirable moisture and heat from the area, which significantly prolongs its service life. Eco-friendly wind powered ventilation also saves electricity by using a free energy source that is almost always available.
In the summer, the ventilation turbines drain overheated air from the affected areas and significantly reduce the thermal load of the entire building. With air conditioning, they take heat away, relieving the load on the air conditioning and saving money in the process.
Aluminium turbines are long lasting and can be used for decades without any major maintenance. The bearings consist of a Teflon housing and high-quality stainless steel balls, so no maintenance or replacement is required as with other products. These patented bearings are also very resistant to thermal and chemical influences.