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SCUBA Diving in a Wet Suit Made of Reflective Insulation

SCUBA Diving in a Wet Suit Made of Reflective Insulation

Published on: Jul 05 2013 by - Comments Off on SCUBA Diving in a Wet Suit Made of Reflective Insulation
Sounds crazy doesn’t it?  Ok, maybe it is, but have you ever thought about the similarities in SCUBA suits and reflective insulation?  If you follow my blog...
A Thirsty fisherman’s Guide to Making Your Own DIY Cooler

A Thirsty fisherman’s Guide to Making Your Own DIY Cooler

Published on: Jul 01 2013 by - Comments Off on A Thirsty fisherman’s Guide to Making Your Own DIY Cooler
This thirsty fisherman got a huge response from my post on DIY coolers so I decided to write a follow up article showing all of you how I made my cooler. It’s...
EcoFoil For Tiny House Construction

EcoFoil For Tiny House Construction

Published on: Jun 27 2013 by - Comments Off on EcoFoil For Tiny House Construction
In May Andrew Odom wrote a guest post for us about why he chose to use EcoFoil for his tiny house.  Andrew found EcoFoil for tiny house construction to be a sustainable...
Reflective Insulation R Value: Clearing up the mystery.

Reflective Insulation R Value: Clearing up the mystery.

Published on: Jun 20 2013 by - Comments Off on Reflective Insulation R Value: Clearing up the mystery.
I receive a lot of phone calls from customers wanting to know the R value of reflective insulation, so I decided to try and clear up some of the mystery on this...
Who Uses DIY Coolers? Thirsty Fishermen Do!

Who Uses DIY Coolers? Thirsty Fishermen Do!

Published on: Jun 17 2013 by - Comments Off on Who Uses DIY Coolers? Thirsty Fishermen Do!
Fishing is one of my favorite past times, and there is nothing I love more than spending the afternoon out on my boat trying to outsmart a largemouth bass. In the...
How To Insulate a Garage Door in 4 Simple Steps.

How To Insulate a Garage Door in 4 Simple Steps.

Published on: Jun 13 2013 by - Comments Off on How To Insulate a Garage Door in 4 Simple Steps.
If you were insulating a new garage you wouldn’t just leave one wall un-insulated, so why wouldn’t you insulate the door? The doors of a garage make...
How Do Radiant Barriers Work? It’s All About Air

How Do Radiant Barriers Work? It’s All About Air

Published on: Jun 06 2013 by - Comments Off on How Do Radiant Barriers Work? It’s All About Air
Photo Courtesy of commons.wikimedia.org Radiant heat travels through air, therefore in order for a radiant barrier to be effective you need to have air space on...
Reflective Insulation: Keeping Your Horses Hydrated

Reflective Insulation: Keeping Your Horses Hydrated

Published on: May 23 2013 by - Comments Off on Reflective Insulation: Keeping Your Horses Hydrated
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 on In Action: Does Foil Insulation Really Work? A video experiment.
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: Radiant Barrier for a Tiny House Trailer

In Action: Radiant Barrier for a Tiny House Trailer

Published on: May 09 2013 by - Comments Off on In Action: Radiant Barrier for a Tiny House Trailer
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...