Exhaust fan venting into attic. So contractors decide it is a lesser evil to just discharge the bathroom exhaust fans into the attic and point it to an attic vent like the soffit or ridge vent rather than put a hole in the room. The RAVC recommends never mixing two types of exhaust vents on the same roof above a common attic because it could short-circuit the attic ventilation system. They may want to push through believing they wont get caught. No more bathroom exhaust in the attic. No you should not vent a bathroom fan directly into an attic.
In this manner can you vent bathroom fan to attic. So contractors decide it is a lesser evil to just discharge the bathroom exhaust fans into the attic and point it to an attic vent like the soffit or ridge vent rather than put a hole in the room. I know venting bathroomkitchen exhaust into attic is a bad plan due to moisture issues but I am wondering if it would be OK in this case. Any thoughts on just sticking a basic bathroom fan up their and venting into open space above the insulation attic does have its own vents.
Call us for a free attic inspection We conduct a comprehensive inspection that includes attic ventilation bath fan and dryer exhaust routes insulation mold and other potential attic problems. Venting to an encapsulatedconditioned crawlspace should be just fine. In general there are five types or categories of exhaust vents. If the bathroom exhaust fan vents into the attic you risk the possibility of. No more bathroom exhaust in the attic. The only air venting from the room would be warm dry air.
This means air from other rooms is filling into the bath thus clearing moisture If you have long hot steamy showers and there is no window in your bath ensure the fan runs long enough to exhaust the damp air.