Radiant Barrier Foil

Due to an overwhelming response in using our radiant barrier foil in roofing applications, we now have a new website for all roof-related applications of our radiant barrier foil: www.RoofingFoil.com.   RoofingFoil™ is the same strong, quality, tear-proof material that we have always offered and it works under any metal or tile roofing system as […]

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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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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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Ed Fritz on January 4th, 2010

You may have recently heard some Radio/TV ads talking about an “Amazing Radiant Barrier Paint that is applied to the underside of your roof”. And how it “reflects” over 75% of the heat to keep your attic cooler and save you money on your utility bills. Let’s get some facts straight. There is NO such […]

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Ed Fritz on December 14th, 2009

The weather outside may be frightful, but in your attic it’s quite delightful. Well, it is compared to being in your attic in July. NOW is the time to think ahead and work on a few simple projects that can have a HUGE difference before you get your summer electric bills. I’m about to reveal […]

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Check out Chris Edwards at www.GreenLows.com installing Radiant Barrier Foil from Attic Foil. This video really shows how uncomplicated installing radiant barrier can be. As I mention in the video, the key is NOT to over-think the installation process. In this video he demonstrates the Open-Ridge Method of installing radiant barrier. This is an excellent […]

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Ed Fritz on November 16th, 2009

Dust, Dust, Dust – Everybody is SO worried about dust on radiant barriers.  If you do enough reading about radiant barriers, eventually you will find someone tell you that radiant barriers are good but they will lose their effectiveness by (fill in the blank) percentage after (fill in the blank) number of years. So, what […]

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