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To Vent or Not to Vent: Q&A

Designers have long used cross-ventilation to minimize the potential for moisture accumulation and condensation in attics and crawl spaces. However, unvented attics have become popular in both residential and commercial applications, pushed by emerging claims of energy savings and moisture control. While these ‘new-style’ attics can be successfully used in many circumstances, this author believes there are reasons to employ vented assemblies in many situations.

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To Vent or Not to Vent: Tips for insulating vented attics

Designers have long used cross-ventilation to minimize the potential for moisture accumulation and condensation in attics and crawl spaces. However, unvented attics have become popular in both residential and commercial applications, pushed by emerging claims of energy savings and moisture control. While these ‘new-style’ attics can be successfully used in many circumstances, this author believes there are reasons to employ vented assemblies in many situations.

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To Vent or Not to Vent: Deciding what is best for attic applications

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Designers have long used cross-ventilation to minimize the potential for moisture accumulation and condensation in attics and crawl spaces. However, unvented attics have become popular in both residential and commercial applications, pushed by emerging claims of energy savings and moisture control. While these ‘new-style’ attics can be successfully used in many circumstances, this author believes there are reasons to employ vented assemblies in many situations.

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