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Radiant Barriers: Myths, Facts, and Benefits

benefits of using americover radiant barriers

  What is a radiant barrier? A radiant barrier is a reflective surface that prevents radiant heat from entering a home’s heat envelope. When infrared radiation from the sun hits a home’s roof, it heats up the roofing material, which then radiates that heat back out in all directions. A radiant barrier will reflect this […]

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Radiant Barrier: Insulation that Reflects Heat

    How does Radiant Barrier work? Unlike mass insulation which only slows down or resists heat transfer, Radiant Barrier reflects heat. Heat naturally turns cold so the problem is to keep the heat in during winter and out during summer. There are three ways in which heat transfers from warn space to cold space: […]

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