Soffit Vents are probably the most common type of intake vents found on residential homes in the United States. They are easily installed under the roof overhang which is called the “Soffit”. They are typically never noticed by anyone and are naturally protected from the weather, debris, pests. They provide excellent airflow into the attic.
The typical construction material is aluminum or vinyl. They can be installed as a continue venting or individually. It is more common to see a Continuous Soffit Vent around the entire eave of the home. It is very important to know what Soffit Vent to choose for your home as the right vent with the a sufficient NFA must be used for proper ventilation.