You replace it with fresh air in your home and attic.
Attic venting solutions.
These vents allow outside air to enter the attic at the lowest point of the roof along the underside of the eave.
Solatube whole house fans will pull the cool fresh outside air into your living spaces through your windows.
Rectangular roof vents work best when the wind blows over the top of them rather than into them.
Vent these fans through the roof or soffit.
Static roof line vents are effective for ventilation but generally aren t recommended due to issues with leaks.
Help remove excess heat and moisture to protect your roof from premature deterioration.
A new roof is more than just shingles.
Hot air exhaust vents located at the peak of the roof allow hot air to escape.
If your home is fitted solely with small gable end vents or a ventilator high in the roof you might want to consider adding soffit vents to increase airflow.
Solid vinyl soffits with efficient perforated vinyl soffits.
Ventmaster s attic ventilation solutions include.
So you don t just recirculate air in your home as with air conditioning.
When installed as part of a properly balanced when installed as part of a properly balanced attic ventilation system gaf cobra exhaust vent is a shingle over exhaust vent installed at the roof ridge that helps exhaust excess heat and moisture from your attic.
It comes on an easy to install flexible mesh roll and is hand nailable with no complicated fitting wrapping nail gun adapters.
Intake vents located at the lowest part of the roof under the eaves allow cool air to enter the attic.
Ventilation and attic vents.
The solution is to add baffles which allow air to flow past the insulation photo 9.
Insulated covers for pull down.
Effective attic ventilation systems reduce damaging heat and moisture in your attic promote energy efficiency by helping to reduce the load on your air conditioner in the summer and also reduce the risk of ice dam formation on your roof.
That means air can t flow from the soffit vents to the roof vents.
Most effective ventilation uses a ridge and soffit continuous ventilation system but even these designs can vary from roof to roof.
Install rectangular roof vents on both sides of the roof.
Proper attic ventilation consists of a balance between air intake at your eaves soffits or fascias and air exhaust at or near your roof ridge.
Soffit vents may leave air trapped at the top of your attic.
Baffles are available at home centers.
Kitchen and bath fans vented into the attic.
Rectangular roof vents installed on one side of the roof only.
Improved soffit vents we replace.
Federal housing authority recommends a minimum of at least 1 square foot of attic ventilation evenly split between intake and exhaust for every 300 square feet of attic floor space.
If your attic is well insulated the insulation might be plugging the spaces between rafters just above exterior walls.