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Attics trap heat from the sun, and usually the air temperature inside an attic is much higher than the surrounding outside ambient air. At times when cooling systems are in operation, a hot attic will be adding an increased load on these cooling systems, no matter how much insulation is present, and a simple fan that brings the attic air temperature close to the temperature of the surrounding outside ambient air is an efficient remedy.
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    Engage an HVAC or roofing vendor to install an attic fan system.
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