Decoding Unvented Attics in Hot-Humid Climates
Across the U.S. builders are being asked to build tighter and more energy-efficient homes. Accomplishing these goals under the pressures of today’s market is not always any easy task. High-performance attics like unvented attics offer builders an opportunity to transform an often ignored space into a significant energy-saver. These designs can provide homeowners with more a comfortable living space, while offering builders a cost-effective option for meeting building and energy codes. In this presentation, attendees will learn about the building science concepts behind unvented attics; how to select designs and materials to build unvented attics; and understand how unvented attics can offer builders options like downsizing HVAC equipment.