Can You Have Too Much Venting On Intake Side? - Roofing/Siding - DIY Home Improvement | DIYChatroom

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Roofing/Siding


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-28-2012, 06:03 PM   #1
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: BC, Canada
Posts: 250
Rewards Points: 152

Can you have too much venting on intake side?

Just like the title says, can you have too much venting on the intake side of an attic (ie. soffits)?


burnt03 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2012, 10:27 PM   #2
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hartfield VA
Posts: 34,590
Rewards Points: 14,312

I just can not see how that would be possible.


joecaption is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2012, 01:17 AM   #3
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 11,730
Rewards Points: 526

Yes, 10-15% more, max.;

If any ads are present below my answer or words underlined/colored, I do not condone/support/use the product or services listed/linked to, they are there without my consent.
17,000 dryer fires a year, when did you last clean the inside of the dryer near motor or the exhaust ducting?
Gary in WA is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Gary in WA For This Useful Post:
bbo (07-29-2012)
Old 07-29-2012, 12:11 PM   #4
Exterior Construction
Windows on Wash's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Washington DC Metro Area (VA, MD, DC)
Posts: 16,315
Rewards Points: 5,564
Blog Entries: 5

Theoretically, yes. Is it much easier to over vent on the exhaust, yes.

Where are most homes over balanced, exhaust.

60/40 split on intake to exhaust is fine.
Windows on Wash is online now   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fresh Air Intake for Furnace Room. Help Needed samantha.77 HVAC 28 10-09-2012 09:53 AM
Gas furnace venting Qs (non high eff) WallyWoggle HVAC 6 12-09-2010 06:41 PM
venting problem and metal roof nona Roofing/Siding 5 12-01-2010 07:26 AM
sears side by side refridgerator not cooling - freezer working dkusko Appliances 0 09-05-2010 11:22 AM
intake venting between rafters gwald Roofing/Siding 14 06-12-2010 03:16 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1