Radiant Barrier

Original AtticFoil® is an amazing product – it blocks over 97% of radiant heat, it’s tear-proof and it is heavyweight and easy to use. Many of our customers install the foil by stapling it up under the roof rafters, creating a sort of ceiling. This is most common in Souther states where air conditioning ductwork […]

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Q: Can I install radiant barrier if I have spray foam up on the rafters of my attic? How does AtticFoil work with spray foam? We get this question a lot – someone is usually in the process of new construction and they want to incorporate both the AtticFoil radiant barrier AND some spray foam […]

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With the increasing interest of radiant barrier in commercial applications, and the amazing results from installing it in non-conditioned and conditioned spaces, it was only a matter of time before we would need to have a separate space online for these applications. Thus, WareHouseFoil.com was born! WareHouseFoil.com is a site that is 100% dedicated to […]

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People often ask me, “How does (insert brand name here) compare to AtticFoil® Radiant Barrier?”  As a response, I decided to make this video to compare AtticFoil® with a brand sold in local home improvement stores, ie. Home Depot and Lowes, called Enerflex® Radiant Barrier. There are two main differences between the two that have an […]

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The one question I probably get asked most often is: “What all do I need to know to install AtticFoil Radiant Barrier Foil Insulation?” The big concept is you’re trying to get a piece of radiant barrier foil between the roof and the insulation; the goal for heat rejection in the summer being to keep […]

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How does TechShield® compare to AtticFoil®? I get this question just about everyday.  First, what is Techshield®?  Techshield® is a roof decking material – usually OSB that has a sheet of aluminum foil laminated on one side. Techshield® is made by LP Building Products or Louisianna-Pacific Corporation and is probably the most popular brand of […]

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It happens every year. I get a few calls from customers who say “I installed AtticFoil® – it’s a great product and I could really tell a difference in the summer, but now I am having trouble getting my house to cool off at night.  Is the radiant barrier working right?” Ironically the radiant barrier […]

Continue reading about The Spring & Fall Effect – Can Radiant Barrier Work Against You?

Last year I had the adventure of building a new home for my family.  I used Wayne Atkins of SterlingBrooks Custom Homes.  Wayne and I have been friends for a long time and he “gets it” when it comes to building a high performance, extremely well built home. We decided to build a full foam […]

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Check out the second half of the radio show interview from On the House where Ed shared his expertise on energy savings. In the first part of the second half of the radio program, Ed covers using radiant barrier in a metal shed/barn (that is not being conditioned), painting a radiant barrier and using a […]

Continue reading about On The House with the Carey Bros., Rebecca Cole & AtticFoil’s Ed Fritz – Part II

In this video I am going to answer the question we get more than any other question at AtticFoil.com: How does AtticFoil® Radiant Barrier compare to a product called ___(Insert product name here)_____? It doesn’t matter what radiant barrier product you are talking about: Green Energy Barrier, EShield, Reflectix, etc. As the manufacturer and direct distributor […]

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