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Are whole-house fans worth the trade-off in missing insulation?

lgl22 | Posted in Energy Efficiency and Durability on

Are whole house fans worth the trade off in missing insulation? i like using them. my builder says we will be missing a lot of insulation because of it.

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Evidently, your builder is unaware that some manufacturers of whole-house fans have solved the insulation and air sealing problem. You can buy a whole-house fan from Tamarack Technologies that includes motorized insulated shutters insulated to R-50.

    For more information, see Fans in the Attic: Do They Help or Do They Hurt?

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