28 Jun '12, 2am

Green Building Q&A: Conditioning an old attic space

I have a client who wants us to condition her attic space as part of a large interior remodel so that the currently AHU (located in the unconditioned attic space) operates more efficiently and so that she can store things in her attic. Opinions on the best method and issues to look out for would be appreciated. I know some folks would recommend leaving the attic as it is, moving the AHU and developing a proper air seal between the attic and the living space. This is not an option for reasons not worth going into. Right now, I am running numbers on 7.5 inches of icynene blown between the rafters and sealing up the soffit vents. problems.

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