What do we do with the ridge vent?
Hello – I’m a n00b to this stuff and my search-fu seems to be failing in regard to what we should do to the ridge vent if we want to enclose the attic to be within the conditioned space of our 1976 home.
We live in Hot-Humid IECC climate zone 2 moisture regime A and are strongly considering 2-inches of closed cell followed by open cell against the roof sheathing. This a single story gable roof home and there is a ridge vent as well as soffit vents.
So the question is:
Do we just leave the ridge vent as is such that the closed foam, once applied, is exposed to the weather that could possibly get up and in through the ridge vent?
Many thanks in advance for your time and patience in answering my question.
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