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Is a Whole House Fan Worth the Money?

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Whether a whole house fan is worth the money depends on several factors, including:

1. Climate: Whole house fans are more effective in climates that have milder temperatures at night. If you live in a hot and humid area where temperatures remain high even at night, a whole house fan may not be as effective.

2. Energy costs: A whole house fan can be a cost-effective way to cool your home if you live in a region with cool evening or nighttime temperatures. *Whole house fans can actually save you up to 90% on your electricity bill*. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) claims that whole house fans use up to 90% less energy air conditioners.

3. Home insulation: If your home is poorly insulated, a whole house fan may be an effective way to cool the home. *A hot attic that is poorly insulated, can cause heat to migrate throughout the entire house*. In warm climates, where the sun constantly beams down onto the roof the attic quickly fills up with hot air and pushes down into the house and as a result raises the temperature. A whole house fan brings in cool fresh air from outside and pushes out the hot stale air that's trapped inside the home and attic.

Ultimately, whether a whole house fan is worth the money depends on your specific needs and circumstances. If you're interested in purchasing a whole house fan, it's a good idea to do some research and speak with an expert to determine whether it's the right choice for you.

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