ventilation - ridge vent or fan

Old 08-12-09, 07:07 PM
tsnider's Avatar
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 153
Upvotes: 0
Received 1 Upvote on 1 Post
ventilation - ridge vent or fan

We're probably going to get a new roof - ranch 1900sq.ft. on the main floor. There's 1 power fan - thermostat controlled - that runs constantly when the air temp is above 75 degrees F. we'd like to improve roof ventilation which would (hopefully) lower the house temperature. Would a ridge vent or more fans be more effective? Combination of the 2 or something sompletely different?
Old 08-13-09, 05:59 PM
chandler's Avatar
Banned. Rule And/Or Policy Violation
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 36,607
Upvotes: 0
Received 9 Upvotes on 8 Posts
Hands down, ridge vent. BUT in combination with the correct number and area of soffit vents.

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: