Radiant Barrier

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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Older homes can often offer challenges when trying to effectively cool the upper floors during the high heat of summer.  Eben Bryant, owner of Lane Street Inn, a small bed and breakfast in Shelbyville, TN, says he began looking into Radiant Barrier when his wife and their cleaning staff began complaining about the hot rooms […]

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AtticFoil.com is part of www.ShopperApproved.com to get real unbiased opinions from customers on their real life experience using AtticFoil Radiant Barrier and feedback regarding their order experience, and results they have seen in their homes. We asked our customers to spend a couple of minutes to help us promote AtticFoil.com to other potential customers. The response […]

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Think of your home as one big refrigerator – would you put it in the shade or in the sun?  Of course you would put it in the shade.  Why?  Heat coming directly from the sun is radiant heat and radiant heat causes things to heat up.  This means the outside surface temperature of your […]

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The hottest trend is construction is converting an attic space into a living space. Unfortunately the term “hot” usually describes the room once it is complete. One of the common challenges is to get a decent amount of insulation between the sheetrock and the roof deck. Typically roof rafters are 2”x6” and allow only about […]

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One of the most frustrating problems is having comfort issues with a particular room in your home.  These are rooms that you can NEVER get quite cool enough no matter how hard you try.  The usual suspects are: Rooms over garages, bonus rooms, media rooms, master bedrooms that “stick out” from the house, and home […]

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Here is a question I’ve been getting a LOT lately:  “How does AtticFoil® compare to a product called….”? The most common names I hear are eShield, Prodex, Green Energy Barrier, SolarGuard, Reflectix and the list goes on and on.  Consumers get very confused about the differences between these products and want to know how they […]

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Ed Fritz on February 2nd, 2010

There has been some debate and confusion whether or not radiant barriers are included in the new energy efficiency improvements tax credits. Radiant Barriers do qualify for the tax credit under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. If you recall there was much excitement when the energy tax credits were extended or revised […]

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There is some debate in the radiant barrier business whether to use a perforated or a solid radiant barrier product in an attic application. In an attic application, you should ALWAYS use a perforated product. Period. Why? Solid products like bubble foil insulation are called “Vapor Barriers”.  A vapor barrier basically stops moisture from moving […]

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I still get this question all the time.  “Can you explain why an air space is needed for a radiant barrier to work?” Watch this video for a complete explanation. Basically it works this way.  Radiant heat is heat that is transferred across either an air space or a vacuum.  This is how the heat […]

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