Will Radiant Barrier Make My Home Cooler?

  Updated for 2019, this article is about the benefits of radiant barrier installation. The project described herein was completed in 2014. All are welcome to come visit our offices and see and feel the results for yourselves. The radiant barrier was installed in an air conditioned & heated space with no other insulation! It’s […]

What Is a Radiant Barrier and How Is It Used?

The simple explanation is that a radiant barrier is type of reflective insulation, which means that it reflects radiant energy away from a space. Where other types of insulation, such as fiberglass batts and blown-in insulation, slow down the movement of heat through convection and conduction, the radiant barrier takes cares of stopping radiant energy—such as the sun beating down on the roof of a house.