Archive for May, 2013:

How to Install a Radiant Barrier in Your Attic

How to Install a Radiant Barrier in Your Attic

Published on: May 30 2013 by - Comments Off
  There are two basic methods for installing attic radiant barrier: one for protecting your home from the heat outside, and the other for keeping the heat inside...
Reflective Insulation: Keeping Your Horses Hydrated

Reflective Insulation: Keeping Your Horses Hydrated

Published on: May 23 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Photo courtesy of commons.wikimedia.org Having a constant source of clean water is essential to the health on your animals, and anyone living in the cooler regions...
In Action: Does Foil Insulation Really Work? A video experiment.

In Action: Does Foil Insulation Really Work? A video experiment.

Published on: May 21 2013 by - Comments Off
Ice with reflective insulation after 75 minutes in direct sunlight, 91°F. I hear the following question a lot: “Does foil insulation really work?” To answer...
In Action: Crawl Space Foil Insulation from CrawlSpaces.com

In Action: Crawl Space Foil Insulation from CrawlSpaces.com

Published on: May 16 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Many practices in the construction industry have changed throughout the years and one in particular is that of how to deal with crawlspaces. Many problems lurk...
In Action: Radiant Barrier for a Tiny House Trailer

In Action: Radiant Barrier for a Tiny House Trailer

Published on: May 09 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
In building our tiny house trailer of just 240 sq. ft. we knew that insulation was going to be our best friend or our greatest enemy. With such a small space heat...
Joist Panning for Return Air Ducts

Joist Panning for Return Air Ducts

Published on: May 02 2013 by - Comments Off
So you have decided to save some money and install the duct work for your HVAC system on your own and you have chosen to use the joist panning method for your cold...