I live outside of New Orleans and my question is:
Is it better to have the attic sealed without gabel vents or soffit vents or ridge vents?
I currently have all 3.
Thanks for your input.
A sealed attic is going to be a hot attic.
You need some venting.
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best attic for there is sealed, with the insulation either on top of the deck or below the deck. If there are gable walls in the attic insulate them. Keep the heat and humidity out of the attic.
Do not allow the attic to be a massive solar collector /sauna
venting is needed to prevent icycles
I am south of Cuba, more humid than the big easy, sealed attic is the best way here
what carnak said