Attic Insulation

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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Ed Fritz on November 24th, 2009

A common question is “What Is The R-Value of Radiant Barrier Foil?” The answer: ZERO Heat moves in 3 different methods:  1) Conductive 2) Radiant 3) Convective.  R-Value is a term used to measure how resistant a product is to CONDUCTIVE HEAT ONLY.  The best way to illustrate this is to picture an ice chest […]

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First, let me say:  Radiant Barrier is NOT a substitute for “Regular” types of insulation – either fiberglass insulation or cellulose insulation.  Radiant Barrier and regular attic insulation work TOGETHER to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient. People always ask. “Should I Add More Attic Insulation or Install A Radiant Barrier”?  I hear […]

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At first it sounds reasonable.  You are getting a new roof, so why not scrape off the shingles, put down roofing felt, THEN radiant barrier foil and THEN shingles right on top.  What an easy way to install a radiant barrier, right? I also get asked if eShield, SolarGuard or Bubble Foil Insulation will work. […]

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Radiant barrier is rapidly gaining popularity in cold climates. It’s not just for hot climates like here in Texas. Being a Texas guy, cold to me is about fifty degrees and REALLY cold is when it actually reaches freezing. Admittedly, I don’t have a ton of first hand experience with extended cold periods.

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Learn how Radiant Barrier can help save on your energy costs. Why does it work? How does it work? What makes Radiant Barrier Foil so effective in reducing energy bills?

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