Rigging a small track lighting powered fan


Old 07-08-14, 05:07 PM
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Rigging a small track lighting powered fan

With the coming heat, the hottest place in our house seems to be the second floor hallway. We've had some success placing exhaust fans in windows in the attic to draw heat out of said hallway, but for some reason the hallway is getting extra hot this year. We're contemplating trying to counter this with by mounting a very small fan to the ceiling to promote airflow, and the best option for powering this sort of thing is the track lighting mounted to the hall ceiling.
Has anyone seen any Track mounted fans (Haven't seen anything in searching), or if not, any ideas for how to approach building something along these lines.
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Old 07-08-14, 05:23 PM
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Track lights produce more heat than most other types of lighting. Replace the track lights with something else & you won't need a fan.
Old 07-08-14, 05:34 PM
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You don't have air conditioning?
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Actually while we installed the Track lighting for a number of reasons, we very seldom use it (Last time was at least 5 months ago) so it isn't the problem.
Oh and as for central AC, that's not easy to add to an old Victorian house like this one.
Old 07-09-14, 04:27 PM
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You are not going to find a fan with a bracket that will adapt to the track, nor is the track rated for fan support.

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