Radiant Barrier

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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Did you miss the live broadcast of On the House where Ed was featured as the energy expert and radiant barrier guru of the hour? Catch up on the first segment below! In the first segment Ed talks about how he got in to the radiant barrier business, where to get radiant barrier AtticFoil®, what […]

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R-value is a term used by the building and construction industry to define the thermal resistance a material has.  The higher the R-value, the more resistance the product offers against heat transfer.  Traditional insulation can vary vastly in the R-values it offers.  The US Department of Energy has recommended R-values for certain areas in the […]

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Ed on February 11th, 2011

People often ask us, “If I install a radiant barrier on my roof, won’t it overheat the roof and cause damage to my roof shingles?” Watch the video below to find out what we discovered when we put it to the test. For more information on Radiant Barrier’s effect on roofing shingles you can read this […]

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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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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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