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Radiant Barrier

A radiant barrier is a reflective material that reduces heat transfer between a heat-radiating surface and a heat-absorbing surface. The barrier keeps unwanted heat out of homes, leading to energy savings and increased comfort. Prescriptive requirements call for radiant barriers in certain climate zones. Using a performance approach, radiant barriers are modeled as separate adjustments to the heating and cooling U-factors.

Video of Installing Flexible Radiant Barriers

Installing Flexible Radiant Barriers

Flexible radiant barriers can help reduce high energy costs. They can be installed in new homes; they have also proven to be effective when retrofitting existing homes.

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