Attic Fans (not Whole House)
I live in a cape cod home in Kentucky and my master BR is in the attic. There is duct work and heat/air but not as efficient as it probably should be to combat the heat of the summer. Winters are comfortable – a few cool spots and spring/fall are okay. Summer on the otherhand can be quite miserable. I have been told by the prior home owners that the attic has been sealed with spray foam insulation from the “great insealators” but the attic spaces have been sealed shut – small openings within the attic walls within several places in the bedroom but still not cutting the heat of the summer. I receive full sun most of the year due to only having small trees around the property. I was told an attic ventilator fan would do the trick, but after reading your reviews it doesn’t appear to be the case. Looking for best options to remove some of the heat from the roof during these summer months as the portable window unit is loud and disrupts my sleep but home AC can only cool the room to about 75 degrees without turning AC down below 64 at night for the entire house. I have also looked at having a separate unit up there but as of now, think my only option is the split unit with the ugly wall mount which I’m also trying to avoid. Any guidance would be appreciated.
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