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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
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 EcoFoil - Comments Off
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 EcoFoil - Comments Off
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 EcoFoil - Comments Off
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 EcoFoil - Comments Off
  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...