Attic Ventilation

Ed on August 11th, 2014

I’ve talked about attic ventilation issues before, in fact it’s probably one of the most popular posts on the blog to date. In that article I touch on this issue and in this video I decided to go a little more in depth based on the frequency this problem comes up in conversations. What do […]

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Last year I had the adventure of building a new home for my family.  I used Wayne Atkins of SterlingBrooks Custom Homes.  Wayne and I have been friends for a long time and he “gets it” when it comes to building a high performance, extremely well built home. We decided to build a full foam […]

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Ed Fritz on December 14th, 2009

The weather outside may be frightful, but in your attic it’s quite delightful. Well, it is compared to being in your attic in July. NOW is the time to think ahead and work on a few simple projects that can have a HUGE difference before you get your summer electric bills. I’m about to reveal […]

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First, let me say:  Radiant Barrier is NOT a substitute for “Regular” types of insulation – either fiberglass insulation or cellulose insulation.  Radiant Barrier and regular attic insulation work TOGETHER to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient. People always ask. “Should I Add More Attic Insulation or Install A Radiant Barrier”?  I hear […]

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Ed Fritz on October 12th, 2009

People who know me hear this often: “Don’t Over-Think It”. Things are usually never as complicated as they seem. Of all the questions I get from customers, Attic Ventilation is probably the most misunderstood, and overcomplicated topic in the home efficiency/improvement area. So hear me now: “DON’T OVER-THINK IT” Attic ventilation is VERY simple. You […]

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