The edge vent shown close.
Roof edge sheathing intake vent.
Here are a few examples.
It not only provides continuous intake airflow at the roof’s edge but it significantly simplifies intake vent installation by keeping the roofing
Edge shall extend ¼ inch below the sheathing and extend back on the roof for a minimum of two inches.
This will ensure the vent overhangs the eave edge by 1, allowing air intake through the bottom of the inflow®vent.
Use the home depot calculator to determine how many linear feet of the edge vent are needed per roof.
Between the attic insulation and the bottom of the roof deck.
Install special roof intake venting products that work at the lower edge of the roof decking, underneath the first course of shingles.
Strip off the top of the fascia, leaving an open space between the sheathing and the fascia.
Two simple alternatives to soffit vents can be installed with little more than a circular saw and a hammer.
Edge vent delivers both proper airflow and weather protection.
See application instructions for cutting the slot.
It can be installed with confidence in all climates.
Crc r905.2.8.5 and cbc 1507.2.9.3 7.
The sloped return leg on the extended nose of the drip edge is louvered for air to enter the attic.
When installing in cold weather, leave a 1/8 gap between consecutive intake vent sections to allow for thermal expansion.
The edge vent is a type of attic intake vent that makes up half of a balanced attic ventilation system for each roof.
Intake air must come from intake vents located near the lower part of the attic space to properly ventilate the total attic area and eliminate weather infiltration.
But if you prefer, you can build venting into the fascia using a component such as dci products’ fasciavent, gaf’s cobra.