Attic ventilation is an important aspect to consider when renovating your home. It prevents moisture, mold, and ice dams from forming which can save you a lot of money in the long run. The quality of ventilation also helps reduce the wear on your roof shingles.
Active ventilation can be done by using electric fans when electricity is required. A pure passive ventilator or PAV relies on natural air currents and the principle of convection.
The importance of PAV ventilation cannot be overemphasized. Some homes are designed in different ways which means that the PAV system needs to adapt to fit its design. One example is a central ceiling PAV that draws hot air from the entirety of the house upwards through the attic. In older properties, natural PA
The thermostat automatically turns on the fan when the temperature in the attic reaches a set value. Clean Technology PAVs are powered by solar energy. We provide expert advice to help you determine whether or not to purchase a PAV.
If you're unsure what kind of heating system you need, we can point out the correct equipment and we'll also help determine whether your house has adequate ventilation. We can also help you identify inefficient and wasteful venting systems that should be removed.