What is Radiant Barrier?

What is Radiant Barrier?

Radiant barriers (also known as reflective insulation) are a type of thermal (heat) insulations that inhibits heat transfer by thermal radiation (or heat by non-contact, i.e. across air). A radiant barrier is a highly reflective material which significantly...
Save on Energy Cost

Save on Energy Cost

Radiant barrier is a great way to save on energy cost and make your home more energy efficient. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, installing radiant barriers into the attic of your home can reduce cooling costs by five to ten percent, while some sources...
How Radiant Barrier Works

How Radiant Barrier Works

Heat travels from a warm area to a cool area by a combination of conduction, convection, and radiation. Heat flows by conduction from a hotter location within a material or assembly to a colder location, like the way a spoon placed in a hot cup of coffee conducts heat...