PHRC Webinars

Attic and Roof Ventilation — Facts and Fiction

3/12/2013 1:00-2:00 PM


Bryan Heitzmann


Link to Webinar:


This webinar will provide an overview of the purposes for attic and roof assembly ventilation, and related code requirements and best practices.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the most important function of attic/roof ventilation.
  • Describe International Residential Code requirements for attic/roof ventilation.
  • Understand best practices in terms of the locations of roof vents.
  • Understand the conditions under which attic/roof ventilation is not required.


Free to attend; $20 for continuing education credits

Credit Hours


Tags: Energy Efficiency, Energy Codes, and Green Building



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