Jerry Adlon
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IS ATTIC VENTING NECESSARY IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Diane Chojnowski May 6, 2011. 5 Replies

Is attic venting necessary in St. Louis, Missouri?The house is a 2-story, approx. 15 years old and additional insulation was added. The Insulation Contractor used Owens Corning R-13 faced batt…Continue

 

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Jerry Adlon replied to Jerry Adlon's discussion IS ATTIC VENTING NECESSARY IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI?
"Alexander, I came to the homeowners house to do some painting when the Insulation Contractor was leaving. The access to the attic is in the 2nd floor bedroom closet. I happened to be painting that bedroom so I opened the panel in the…"
May 5, 2011
Alexander Bell replied to Jerry Adlon's discussion IS ATTIC VENTING NECESSARY IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI?
"If I understand the situation, unless they added blocking between the roof trusses at the roof sheathing, the fiberglass insulation will slow the movement of the air, but certainly not stop it.  Unless the air-sealing has been done, it sounds…"
May 5, 2011
Jerry Adlon replied to Jerry Adlon's discussion IS ATTIC VENTING NECESSARY IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI?
"I just realized that I gave the wrong reference site. Sorry about that. This is the correct site. http://www.energysavers.gov/your_home/insulation_airsealing/index.cfm/mytopic=11420"
May 4, 2011
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IS ATTIC VENTING NECESSARY IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI?

Is attic venting necessary in St. Louis, Missouri?The house is a 2-story, approx. 15 years old and additional insulation was added. The Insulation Contractor used Owens Corning R-13 faced batt insualation and loose blown in insulation.The picture I have sent you represents the homeowner's house. There is a gable vent in the open attic area and a ridge vent in the knee wall living space area. There is also soffit vent through out the house exterior. In the knee wall section of the house the…See More
May 4, 2011
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