Turbine Vents | Todd Miller

Turbine Vents

June 30, 2009 | Filed under: Home Ventilation, Misc, Roofing Answers, Roofing Installation

Q: Do i have to put turbine vents on my metal roof?

A: Turbine ventss are used to vent excessive heat and moisture out of attics. There is nothing specific about a metal roof in most cases that increases the need for ventilation including turbines.

However, I am a strong believer in good attic ventilation consisting of intake vents and exhaust vents. In ideal situations you want to bathe the entire underside of the roof deck with fresh air continuously. Soffit and ridge vent combination can be an effective way to do this on many homes.

Also keep in mind for enhanced energy efficiency that one option is a metal roof with reflective pigment in the paint.

todd Miller

has spent his entire career in the metal building products manufacturing industry. He is president of Isaiah Industries, an organization recognized as one of the world’s leading metal roofing manufacturers. Todd is currently Vice President of the MRA (Metal Roofing Association) and a Past Chair of MCA (Metal Construction Association). Through his website, he strives to raise the bar on standards and practices to provide property owners with the best possible products for successful roofing projects.

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