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Air VentAugust 13, 2021

Industry Article: Energy Bill Cut 25% Thanks to Balanced Attic Ventilation

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In this industry article, published in Roofing Contractor Magazine, Khaled Kazmi of Precision Roof Crafters in Houston, Texas, explains how he helped a homeowner cut the energy bill 25%. Kazmi highlights the findings of his attic inspection that triggered an attic ventilation improvement and a very happy homeowner. Read the full article below:


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Podcast Podcast: Airing it Out with Air Vent, Episode 14: Homeowner’s Energy Bill Cut 25% Thanks to Attic Ventilation

 

 

 

 

Air VentAugust 6, 2021

Industry Article: Getting Homeowner’s Insurance to Pay

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In this industry article, published in Midwest Roofer Magazine, Kyle Pyatt of Gen 3 Roofing Corporation in Centennial, Colorado, details his process working with insurance companies. The majority of the roof replacements he works on are insurance claims; and he shares here how to get homeowner’s insurance to pay to bring the attic ventilation up to code as part of the claim. Read the full article below:


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PodcastListen to our Podcast episode: Getting Insurance to Pay to Bring the Attic Ventilation Up to Code

checklistUse the handy “Working with Insurance Checklist”

 

 

 

 

Air VentMay 13, 2021

Industry Article: Educating Homeowners About Attic Ventilation

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In this industry article, published in Midwest Roofer Magazine, Shawn Bellis of Epic Exteriors in Overland Park, Kansas highlights the five key points about attic ventilation that every homeowner should be aware of. Read the full article below:


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Listen to our Podcast episode: What Homeowners Should Know about Attic Ventilation where we discuss the five key points every homeowner should be aware of about attic ventilation.

 

 

 

Air VentApril 7, 2021

Industry Article: Shingle Life Reduced 24% Due to Improper Attic Ventilation

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In this industry article, published in Roofing Contractor Magazine, roofing professionals across North America share first-hand accounts of significant damage and life expectancy reduction to shingles due to improper attic ventilation. Read the full article below:


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Listen to our Podcast episode: Most Homes Have Incorrect Attic Ventilation. So What? where we discuss the potential consequences of improperly ventilated attics and explain why it matters.

 

 

 

Air VentMarch 11, 2021

Industry Article: Avoiding Moisture Problems in the Winter

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In this industry article, published in Midwest Roofer Magazine, we explain how daily activities inside the house such as cleaning, cooking and breathing generate gallons of water vapor. In the winter, this water vapor is attracted to the colder attic where it can become problematic if it’s not vented out of the attic effectively. Jerry Becker, Roof Life of Oregon in Tigard, Oregon, shares a compelling story about one homeowner’s health before and after the moisture troubles. Read the full article below:


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Listen to our Podcast episode Fighting Wintertime Moisture featuring Jerry Becker, an Oregon roofing contractor, sharing what he has learned fighting wintertime moisture in the attic

 

 

 

Air VentOctober 8, 2020

Industry Article: Mistakes Caught on Camera

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In this industry article, published in Roofing Contractor Magazine, roofing contractors share photos of residential attic ventilation mistakes they spotted in the field—and Air Vent explains how to fix them. Read the full article below:


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Air VentMay 14, 2020

Industry Article: HVAC Contractor: Vent Those Hot Attics Carefully

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In this industry article, published in HVAC & Refrigeration Insider, we explain how proper attic ventilation can impact the effectiveness of the air conditioning system. But the HVAC Contractor should take care not to make matters worse...Read the full article below:


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Air VentOCTOBER 17, 2019

Industry Article: Roofing Contractors 'Vent' About Homeowners

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“Think of attic ventilation as a prescription for good home health. With proper ventilation, the home will breathe easier with less potential for mold and premature aging and failure of the roof system. Not to mention the reduced costs of operating the heating and cooling system."

 

– Jeff Barnett, Barnett Roofing & Siding, Inc., Canton, MI.

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