Last Activity:10-17-2011 2:36 PM
Posted in thread: Roof with no Attic on 08-17-2011 at 10:47 AM
I'm no expert, but it sounds as if you have the equivalent of a vaulted ceiling. We have
exactly as you described 'Shingles..Sheeting..Insulation..Ceiling' and no space in between. I'm
assuming you al...
Posted in thread: Furnace cold air return comes from attic on 08-09-2011 at 06:49 PM
If the hot air is in the floor, and you put the return air in the floor, you will get cold air
drafts across the floor. also when the return air is in the floor, you will have hot stagnant
air at the ...
Posted in thread: Furnace cold air return comes from attic on 08-09-2011 at 03:39 PM
I'm having a hard time figuring why the cold air ducts are in the attic, but it should be
sealed and insulated. Your cold air for the furnace will be a lot warmer than the attic and you
want to keep i...
Posted in thread: Furnace cold air return comes from attic on 08-09-2011 at 01:19 PM
Are you sure this is a cold air return or is it the vent to supply air for the fire?By 'fire',
did you mean the furnace burners, I guess indirectly the duct does provide combustion air to
Posted in thread: Furnace cold air return comes from attic on 08-09-2011 at 01:09 PM
I would not think you would want to pull air from the attic an put it in the house. In the
winter you are bringing cold air from attic, cost a lot more to heat. The same in the summer if
you cool with...
Posted in thread: Furnace cold air return comes from attic on 08-08-2011 at 08:55 AM
I have a 60 year old house, the attic appears to be dry and free of mold.Recently while
crawling around, I noticed that the cold air return duct had a large hole in it meaning that
much of the furnace...