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When to Use Under Concrete Insulation

When to Use Under Concrete Insulation

Published on: Feb 24 2016 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Sean Waters, Product Specialist I receive many questions from customers about using our radiant barrier products to increase efficiency in their slab. Concrete floors...
6 Ways to Use Your Leftover EcoFoil Insulation

6 Ways to Use Your Leftover EcoFoil Insulation

Published on: Feb 19 2016 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Barb Rawson, Product Specialist I was speaking with a customer and she recently completed an insulation project in her crawl space using the EcoFoil Double Bubble...
How to Build a Cold Air Return

How to Build a Cold Air Return

Published on: Feb 10 2014 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Cold air returns are an important part of heating a house. These vents return cool air to a furnace for heating. Without cold air returns, furnaces perform poorly...
6 Ways to Recycle Construction Waste

6 Ways to Recycle Construction Waste

Published on: Dec 23 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Building a home creates a surprising amount of trash. In fact, building a 2,000 square foot home also creates approximately 8,000 lbs. of debris. Most of this construction...
How to Insulate a Concrete Slab for Radiant Floor Heating

How to Insulate a Concrete Slab for Radiant Floor Heating

Published on: Dec 09 2013 by - Comments Off
It is easy to see why radiant heat is becoming more common in new homes. Homes with radiant heat can easily maintain a healthy indoor air quality, because radiant...
How To Insulate HVAC Ducts in 3 Easy Steps

How To Insulate HVAC Ducts in 3 Easy Steps

Published on: Nov 25 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Stop wasting money with un-insulated HVAC ducts in unfinished areas of your home. Many homes have duct work in places such as attics, basements, or crawlspaces....
How to Combine Fiberglass and Bubble Insulation in a Wall

How to Combine Fiberglass and Bubble Insulation in a Wall

Published on: Oct 21 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
If you want to achieve an ultra-efficient insulating system you can use both fiberglass and EcoFoil bubble insulation. By combining tradition with innovation you...
Money Saver Project: How to Insulate a Hot Water Heater Tank

Money Saver Project: How to Insulate a Hot Water Heater Tank

Published on: Oct 12 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
With energy costs continually on the rise, consumers are looking for every opportunity to save money. And because appliances are one of the biggest sources of energy...
How To Cool An Attic

How To Cool An Attic

Published on: Oct 09 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
Most homeowners don’t spend much time in the attic, so it may seem unnecessary to worry about regulating the temperature. But in the summer, as warm air rises...
How to Insulate a Cathedral Ceiling

How to Insulate a Cathedral Ceiling

Published on: Aug 26 2013 by EcoFoil - Comments Off
How to Install Bubble Wrap Radiant Barrier with Fiberglass Insulation on Cathedral Ceiling Cathedral ceilings can be difficult to insulate and it is important that...