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1331 Radiant Barriers - Insulation Energy Efficiency - The Basics
 
1331 Radiant Barriers - Insulation Energy Efficiency - The Basics -

Image Text: Cross section > radiant barrier (below roof sheathing) > rigid backing or insulation board > heat from the sun > heat from inside > radiant barrier (in wall) > there must be at least 1/2 inches of air space in front of the radiant barrier > Single sided > shiny foil > Double-sided sandwich > shiny foil > Multi-layered foil > shiny foil

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INSULATION

The Basics, Air/Vapor Barriers (Vapor Retarders), Venting Roofs, Venting Living Spaces, Attics, Flat and Cathedral Roofs, Walls Above Grade, Basements and Crawlspaces, Floors over Unheated Areas, Ventilation Systems

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