Air Vent Article


Factor in Attic Volume (Roof Pitch) When Calculating Attic Ventilation.


By Paul Scelsi, Air Vent, Originally published by JLC Magazine, February 2015.


When calculating the amount of attic ventilation needed, it’s important to factor in the attic volume. Volume inside the attic increases as the roof’s pitch increases. Thus, a roof with a 3/12 pitch and a roof with a 10/12 pitch have different volumes. This article examines it...

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