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Re: Mounting fans on top of hood

Daphne Freeman said:

> I have an Icecap variable speed fan mounted in the enclosed hood
> containing
> my metal halide fixture.  It  sucks the hot air from inside the hood
> and
> blows it out the top.  Even in the summer, it works beautifully. 
> Being
> variable speed, it runs very slow at night when the light is off so
> it is
> even more quiet when we are trying to sleep :)  My stand is quite
> tall so
> you can't see the fan unless you are on the stairs looking down but
> I've
> seen other hoods with it in the top and it looked/worked fine.
> Since no stand or hood  is airtight (my stand/hood is one giant piece
> of
> furniture) it pulls air in from everywhere there is a hole/gap.


Those IceCap fans are expensive but nice.  Just curious but why do you
let the fan run at night when the lights are off rather than have it on
the same switch or timer as the lights?  

Scott H.

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