The ARMA Asphalt Roofing Ventilation Task Force is of the opinion/believes steep-slope residential attics should be vented to achieve the best performance from the asphalt-based roof assembly. Steep-slope roof assembly ventilation continues to be challenged at the code and regulatory level by organizations and individuals who are involved in the energy-efficiency industry. ARMA recommends to those considering the use of unvented, or conditioned, attics consider and understand building science and the interaction of all building elements. ARMA's Asphalt Roofing Ventilation Task Force works to address these code and regulatory issues and acts as the voice to provide accurate scientific data needed to make an informed decision.

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