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Residential buildings require roof ventilation, according to the International Residential Code, which is the legal building standard used throughout most of the United States. Enclosed attics and rafter spaces must have... More »

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Ventamatic, Tamko and SunRise manufacture solar attic vents. These power vents use solar panels for power and do not require any wiring for installation. They lower the temperature in the attic to reduce heat infiltratio... More »

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Some of the best brands of roof vents as of 2015 include Speeedi, Broan and Air King, according to BestConsumerReviews. Roof vents help to keep moisture under control and give shingles a longer lifespan. More »

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A roof needs vents so that the building can have proper air flow and ventilation. Some older homes that were build without roof vents have gable vents. These gable vents do not meet modern building codes, so they are onl... More »

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There are many ventilation options that may be implemented in an attic space, including mechanical and non-mechanical ventilation, such as ridge, gable, soffit and roof vents. More »

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The different types of roof ventilation options include box vents, wind turbines, power vents, ridge vents, off ridge vents, cupola vents and soffit vents. Which type is installed depends on the type of building and owne... More »

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Tips for increasing attic ventilation include installing soffit vents, adding rafter vents to prevent insulation blocking the vents and installing roof vents. Homeowners should avoid attic fan ventilators with blocked so... More »

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