I sensed you'd been busy. Take two gallons of Gatorade, and call me in the
I'm remembering one time I was on attic install in the summer. We had
another contractor install a powered roof fan. I brought in the next day, a
power cord I'd cut off an old appliance. Gave it to the boss, for temporary
power to the attic fan. He looked at it, and then ran off to answer phone
calls, and his scatter brain thing. I took the cord and some wire nuts to
the attic. Ran some power off the tramp cord that was lighting the place,
and turned the temp and humidity knobs till the fan came on. The temp
dropped about 20 degrees, in a couple minutes. Boss came up to the attic,
and noticed the change. Looked at my temp wiring job, and said that was a
Can you make your own attic cooler? Take a 5,000 BTU Walmart air
conditioner, and make a transition, run the cold air up a dryer vent hose,
with some kind of axial fan to push the air up? Since you do this kind of
work, might make life more livable for you.
16 gal shop vac, to suck some of the hot air out of the ridge, and exhaust
it out the back door?
I remember one time another man and I were installing AC in a house. We got
hot in the cellar. With some temporary wiring, we ran the system with the
plenum unconnected, and cooled the cellar so we could work.
Christopher A. Young
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Finished up an attic install today.... lost over 10lbs in 2 days.... it was
brutal in that attic.