Air leak

This building was not using a blower door. However, the room must be depressurized because the air is coming in at the top of the room.

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Comment by Ron Conner on August 24, 2011 at 5:51am

Hello Allen

Thanks for the comments.

Unfortunately, I can not get access  to the attic to verify the reason for the infiltration. 

 

Comment by allen p tanner on August 23, 2011 at 1:44pm

I believe the right side of the roof is down wind and showing the effect of wind coming in through the ridge vent.

The ceiling is showing cold where the fiberglass is not sealed at the top plate. I don't believe there is a poly moisture barrier on the inside wall.

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