Attic ventilation

Please help, we are at the end of our rope with our attic. Last November we installed a new roof with certain tiles. They replaced the ridge vent with a new one. The attic already had two gable vents on the sides (ranch house). The panels were left alone: ​​they are “blind” panels. Once summer rolled in, we noticed that the A / C was not cooling the house (just a 2-year-old unit and an oven). We noticed hot spots in the house so we asked for an energy efficient attic / place to come out and inspect – they recommended an air seal and new insulation. We had already done it, but the air conditioning still does not work. We had HVAC come out and said there is absolutely nothing wrong with air conditioning. If a roofer had come and said the ridge vent is working properly, even though it is not the one he would have used, he said he would not recommend replacing it. We added extra holes in the ceiling trying to allow more air flow because the attic is about 140 degrees and there is no indication that there is any other reason the air conditioner is not keeping up with the heat. And we’ve only had this issue from the new roof and ridge vent. We have now added a gable fan to try and get some heat out, but there seem to be so many people against doing this and then others recommending having it. I’ve also seen that having gable vents plus a ridge vent is a bad combination, but that’s how the house was already. We don’t change that. Is there someone to call who can really help us? The attic people just said “the attics are hot” and the roofer basically said the same thing. HVAC said air conditioning is not the problem. So are we condemned to a hot house every summer until we replace the roof again? Seriously, we don’t know who else to call to resolve this issue. We are located in New Jersey so we have hot summers and cold winters. This summer has had more than 90 days than normal.

Please help, we are at the end of our rope with our attic. Last November we installed a new roof with certain tiles. They replaced the ridge vent with a new one. The attic already had two gable vents on the sides (ranch house). The panels were left alone: ​​they are “blind” panels. Once summer rolled in, we noticed that the A / C was not cooling the house (just a 2-year-old unit and an oven). We noticed hot spots in the house so we asked for an energy efficient attic / place to come out and inspect – they recommended an air seal and new insulation. We had already done it, but the air conditioning still does not work. We had HVAC come out and said there is absolutely nothing wrong with air conditioning. If a roofer had come and said the ridge vent is working properly, even though it is not the one he would have used, he said he would not recommend replacing it. We added extra holes in the ceiling trying to allow more air flow because the attic is about 140 degrees and there is no indication that there is any other reason the air conditioner is not keeping up with the heat. And we’ve only had this issue from the new roof and ridge vent. We have now added a gable fan to try and get some heat out, but there seem to be so many people against doing this and then others recommending having it. I’ve also seen that having gable vents plus a ridge vent is a bad combination, but that’s how the house was already. We don’t change that. Is there someone to call who can really help us? The attic people just said “the attics are hot” and the roofer basically said the same thing. HVAC said air conditioning is not the problem. So are we condemned to a hot house every summer until we replace the roof again? Seriously, we don’t know who else to call to resolve this issue. We are located in New Jersey so we have hot summers and cold winters. This summer has had more than 90 days than normal.

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