gable vent

gable vent

A louvered opening in the gable of a roof; used to exhaust air from an attic.
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Do not vent through a gable vent, a ridge vent, a soffit vent or through the roof in a cold climate.
No venting of bathroom or kitchen fans should terminate at a soffit or gable vent.
Using a10-watt solar panel, the fan requires no electrical wiring and can be installed to the inside face of any existing gable vent.
Everything I have read says that the gable vent should be blocked off and to go with ridge and soffit venting.
tip Before you cover the gables, lay the matched pieces together, place the gable vent over them, mark around it and make the vent cutout (Photo 12).
Min 7/16" Osb Sheathing With H-clips Roof Covering: Epdm Or Galvalume W/ 15# Felt Attic Ventilation Per Code And Gable Vent Interior Ceiling And Min R-30 Insulation Electrical Section Panel Type: Standard 200 Amp / 240 V 1-p Panel And Exterior Pan For Hookup Wiring And Conduit Emt Meet Code Min #12 Thhn To 20amp Switches And Receptacles Standard Diffused Fluorescent Light Fixtures With Wraparound Prismatic Type Lens, Electronic Ballast & T-8 Bulbs 110 Volt Receptacles @ Approximately 12% O.
Or a look-see may be had by removing a gable vent, just as the insulators did.
Mounted between the ceiling joists, the Cool Breeze fan pulls hot air from the garage ceiling and exhausts it into the garage attic space where it exits out the ridge, roof or gable vents.
When you get into high snow load areas, you can't use ridge vents, which is why Pete invented gable vents and monitors and dormers and cupolas.
Again, the provision of a fresh air source from the attic eave vents or gable vents is important, or else you could be sucking out conditioned air from inside the house.
If you plan to use gable vents, frame in the end trusses for them before the trusses are installed.