Installation Tips for Automatic Foundation Vents:
- For proper ventilation, one vent should
be installed every 8-10 feet.
- Avoid dead air spaced by placing vents
within 3 feet of each corner.
- A minimum of 4 vents are required to
- Dense shrubbery should be trimmed for
the vents to be effective.
The Series 5 vents have a removable front frame (in addition to
the removable back) that can be snapped on after installation.
Series 5 also comes with a 2 inch oversized frame.
Temp-Vent recommends power vents be fitted with a thermostat and a
humidistat to control the operation of the vent.
Non-Powered Temp Vents
See Powered Temp Vents
If installing vent in a below grade
foundation, a vent well is needed.
Click here for
vent well information.
Specifying a Temp-Vent foundation vent system is
simple. All vents are sized to fit 8" x
16" openings with 1Ē outside frame on each of
4 sides. However, the design of the system and the
number of vents required are different for powered
and non-powered vents.
Note: The operation of the
powered temp-vents may be loud when
installed in a wood stud wall. To reduce noise, install in a
concrete or cinder block foundation wall, or add insulation and anti