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Attic Ventilation Systems Benefit Homes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Charlotte Norgaard
Date: June 8, 2015 (847) 493-7548
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Attic Ventilation Systems Benefit Homes


NRCA's www.everybodyneedsaroof.com "From the Experts" column outlines the benefits of a properly designed attic ventilation system.

When properly designed, attic ventilation systems can make a home more comfortable and prevent numerous roof-related problems, according to Nick Sabino, president of Cincinnati-based Deer Park Roofing.

Sabino outlines the importance of attic ventilation in his column "The importance of attic ventilation," posted to www.everybodyneedsaroof.com, the official consumer website of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA). The column is posted on the sites "From the Experts" page.

The column states that because attic heat radiates into living spaces, a cooler attic will lead to a more comfortable home and reduced cooling costs.

In addition, roof system components benefit from increased longevity when an attic is well-ventilated. Because all building materials expand and contract as temperatures change, higher attic temperatures lead to increased expansion of the roof, sheathing and structural components, which are negatively affected by an increase in thermal movement.

To read Sabino's column in its entirety visit www.everybodyneedsaroof.com/News/Details/2030.

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www.everybodyneedsaroof.com is an official website of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), serving as a comprehensive resource for home owners and business owners, building managers and consumers. From common roof system maintenance tips to selecting a professional roofing contractor, www.everybodyneedsaroof.com provides timely information and tools to better serve consumer roof system needs.

NRCA is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice of roofing professionals and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy. It represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and city, state and government agencies. NRCA's mission is to inform and assist the roofing industry, act as its principal advocate and help members in serving their customers. NRCA continually strives to enhance every aspect of the roofing industry. For information about NRCA and its services and offerings, visit www.nrca.net.




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