Reflective insulation uses a material with reflective fronting— common materials are plastic film, foil-faced paper, polyethylene air pockets, and cardboard. Radiant barrier insulation is comprised of an aluminum foil, and can be joined with different materials to achieve the final reflecting effect.
The most common thermal insulation works by reducing conductive heat current, but reflective insulation does work differently. This insulation is designed to lessen radiant heat increase. When the roof is heated by sun, it becomes sun’s radiant power that creates the heat transfer. The heated roof then radiates increased heat into the attic area, which begins to impact the energy efficiency of your home.
This type of insulation keeps your house comfortable, as it is very effective at protecting your home from radiant heat. It works well in hot climates and particularly with homes with air duct attics, asphalt roofing, and no shade from trees. Reflective insulation stops 95% of heat and provides superior performance. It is an important barrier. The installation of reflective insulation is easy and cost effective. It is that common exchange of warmth from the outside that makes your AC work harder and along these lines not generally cost-efficient.
All Florida Insulation provides insulation-related services including radiant barriers in your home. We offer our services in the Windermere, Kissimmee, Apopka, Orlando and other surrounding communities. Please call All Florida Insulation at 407-410-3626 for a free quote today, or to learn more about all of your insulation options.
Fiberglass is a popular choice for insulation. Fiberglass batts are the cost effective way to insulate your home. However, they're often found poorly installed and small gaps can risk the insulation efficiency. Having fiberglass roof insulation professionally installed is one of most environment-friendly things a homeowner can do. It offers many benefits, such as, the reduction of heating and cooling costs with proper insulation.
The most common type of insulation, fiberglass insulation, is made of glass, which is used in a different variety of applications. As an insulator, fiberglass slows the heat, cold, and sound in homes. By trapping air pockets, it keep rooms hot in the winter and cold in the summer, thereby reducing a home’s energy consumption.
Fiberglass roof insulation is available in a wide variety of thicknesses. Fiberglass can be configured in different parts of a home’s. It can be of any color depending on the manufacturer. Mostly found in blanket form, called batts, it is found in bags consisting standard length and width.
Exact cutting is fundamental. A batt cut too little leaves holes and one cut too expansive gatherings up and leaves voids. The small space around windows and entryways is a noteworthy spot for air spillage. Try not to pack the fiberglass too tight or it will bow the verticals and cause issue with the operation of the window. Fiberglass batt insulation will insulate properly when air can be effectively trapped. Fibreglass roof insulation is inherently non-absorbent - it means that moisture stays on the surface of the material and does not penetrate.
When you call All Florida Insulation, you are assured of the quality of service you will receive. Our services include spray foam insulation, radiant barrier, and fiberglass insulation to name a few. We offer our services in Celebration, Clermont, Eustis, Apopka and the rest of Central Florida. For more information or inquiries on garage door insulation, contact All Florida Insulation at 407-410-3626.
Chris has been an insulation professional for more than two decades, and has experience with all types of residential and commercial insulation products. His passion is green energy and effective insulation applications.