Conditioned Attics vs. Vented Attics: Matt Risinger and Hunter Panels

Having an attic contained within the conditioned envelope of a building requires some savvy construction practices in order to maintain the integrity of the structure and reduce the chance of extreme condensation.

Today on The Metal Roofing Channel, Matt Risinger of The Build Show joins Thad to discuss the differences between a conditioned attic and a vented attic, why Matt has built conditioned attics for many years, and a variety of assembly options to choose from. They also look at Matt’s current project in Austin, Texas, and explore how he used a product called Hunter Panels to achieve proper eave to ridge ventilation even with a conditioned attic.

Topics covered:

  • Conditioned vs. vented attics 0:46
  • Matt’s project and Hunter Panels 2:45
  • Polyiso insulation installation 5:47

Check out Matt Risinger’s YouTube channel to watch content on all kinds of building techniques!

Please note the installation details and methods shown in this video are for reference only. Sheffield Metals recommends following their published installation details or for WTW projects following the required details issued and marked approved for that specific project.