banner

Attic Ventilation Installation Georgetown KY

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Attic Ventilation Installation. You will find helpful, informative articles about Attic Ventilation Installation, including "Attic Ventilation Questions and Answers". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Georgetown, KY that will answer all of your questions about Attic Ventilation Installation.

Comfort Solutions Mechanical Inc.
(859) 327-2821
8930 Cincinnati Road
Sadieville, NY

Data Provided By:
Coleman Smith Inc
(859) 254-4081
527 Lagonda Ave
Lexington , KY
 
Lexington Unique Indoor Comfort
(859) 255-7650
2529 Regency Rd Ste 104
Lexington , KY
 
Fayette Heating & Air Cond
(859) 233-0424
165 Midland Avenue
Lexington, KY

Data Provided By:
Heating Contractor Lexington
(866) 214-9326
175 E. Main St.
Lexington, KY
Services
Domestic and Industrial 24 hrs. Heating Services
Hours
24/7

Performance Products HVAC
(502) 863-9686
400 West Jackson St.
Georgetown , KY
 
Barkley Blevins Plbg & Htg Co
(859) 252-3519
939 Winchester Rd
Lexington , KY
 
Ray Brown PHC
(859) 278-0281
726 National Ave
Lexington , KY
 
Teco Heating and Air Conditioning
(859) 255-6893
837 Floyd Drive
Lexington, KY
Services
Air Conditioning, Plumbing, HVAC Services, Heating Services, Air Conditioning Contractor

B & R Heating & Air Cond Inc
(859) 254-3738
1356 Cahill Dr
Lexington, KY

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

Attic Ventilation Questions and Answers

Attic Ventilation Requirements

What is the proper ratio of ventilation per square foot of roof?


1.5 in per sq. ft. Just make sure that the ventilation is installed so an airway is formed to remove heat through the highest part from the lowest part. Ridge vents and soffit vents work best for this. Also, it is better to have ventilation the entire roof length rather than the 8x12 square vents occasionally in the soffit.

I can't say if it's cost efficient or not, but my attic fan cools the attic a lot. When it's in the 70s outside and the attic fan has not run at all, the attic is too hot to go in. On hot days (80+) it comes on in the early afternoon and runs until about 6:00pm. When it's running I can go into the attic without any problem and it's much cooler.

Another Answer:

The ventilation ratios go according to attic floor size not roof size. You can go as low as 1/300 of the attic floor area (for attics which have a continuous vapor barrier below) to a high of 1.5 in inches x the floor area in feet. So a 1000 sq. feet of attic floor area would require between 480 sq. inches to 1500 sq. inches. That is a huge difference in allowance. I would go with the higher number.
One other thing.. the best system uses ridge vents and soffit vents skipping gable end vents entirely. The number would be split about 50-50 between soffits and ridge.



...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Handyman