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What Causes Condensation in Metal Buildings?

What Causes Condensation in Metal Buildings?

Published on: Nov 27 2017 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on What Causes Condensation in Metal Buildings?
The Truth About Condensation in Metal Buildings: If you’ve spent a lot of time in metal buildings, you’ve probably noticed some moisture on the walls, or maybe...
How Does a Radiant Barrier Work?

How Does a Radiant Barrier Work?

Published on: Nov 10 2017 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on How Does a Radiant Barrier Work?
Austin Dopp EcoFoil BUF™ It is safe to say that radiant barriers may be one of the most misconstrued energy-saving products in the marketplace today. A radiant...
The Dewar Flask: Keeping Drinks Cold for Over 100 Years!

The Dewar Flask: Keeping Drinks Cold for Over 100 Years!

Published on: May 23 2014 by - Comments Off on The Dewar Flask: Keeping Drinks Cold for Over 100 Years!
Photo courtesy: commons.wikimedia.org There may be times when you are out on the water when you want a cold beverage that is, say, homemade. Drinks like lemonade,...
Ask the Expert: What is the difference between reflectivity and emissivity?

Ask the Expert: What is the difference between reflectivity and emissivity?

Published on: Jan 21 2014 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on Ask the Expert: What is the difference between reflectivity and emissivity?
Barb Rawson, Product Specialist What is the Difference Between Reflectivity and Emissivity? Although reflectivity and emissivity are both important indicators of...
Winter Woes: Understanding Thermal Bridging

Winter Woes: Understanding Thermal Bridging

Published on: Dec 16 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on Winter Woes: Understanding Thermal Bridging
What is thermal bridging? Thermal bridging is a term that most of us don’t use on a daily basis, but it is something we experience every day. Put simply, thermal...
Sealed Air Spaces: Insulating Boots and Buildings

Sealed Air Spaces: Insulating Boots and Buildings

Published on: Nov 04 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on Sealed Air Spaces: Insulating Boots and Buildings
EcoFoil reflective insulation relies on a sealed air space to manage heat transfer. The use of air to insulate is nothing new. In fact there are many examples of...
What do Baking Stones and Attic Insulation Have In Common?

What do Baking Stones and Attic Insulation Have In Common?

Published on: Aug 19 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on What do Baking Stones and Attic Insulation Have In Common?
  It seems like a crazy question, but they have more in common than you would think… I use the analogy of a baking stone on a daily basis to explain how...