Baffles provide the proper air circulation that prevents moisture buildup and the mechanism for moisture to escape properly.
It's essential for every homeowner to be aware of the areas of heat loss in an attic in order to make a plan to insulate and air seal those key components for successful attic insulation.
Key Systems for Adequate
Knee walls are the short walls that support the rafters of the roof. Like any other wall in your home, an uninsulated knee walls allows air movement and heat loss requiring more energy to maintain comfortable temperatures in your home.
A professionally installed bathroom ventilation system protects against moisture damage as well as energy loss.
The strategy of stopping heat loss via attic hatches is two-fold: air sealing to prevent air transported heat loss AND increasing the insulation.
Recessed lighting is a potential site of energy loss. Properly installed light covers will seal energy loss.