How Does Barrier Insulation Help Your Home’s Environment?
Radiant barrier is similar to foil insulation in that the chief objective of this kind of insulation installation is to redirect sun heat away from the targeted insulated region. Radiant barrier insulation is normally lightweight and anything weighing more than say 5 times the weight of aluminum should be considered hefty. The radiant barrier insulation San Diego should be mounted on the outside of an insulating stack, so as to prevent reflecting heat back via other layers of insulation, which then would only serve to trap the heat inside the targeted insulated region.
They are different from fireproof barriers by their fundamental goals. They, again, redirect heat away from the insulated region, whereas fireproof barriers try to stop a fire from disseminating across the protected barrier-typically a wall. Though radiant barriers are usually fire retardant, they don’t essentially qualify as so called fireproofing or fireproof materials. It is for this reason that you should unequivocally fireproof an area, on top of simply adding fire retardant materials such as radiant stopper materials. Same goes for sound proofing. Particularly in close urban quarters such as in San Diego, although radiant barriers carry similar soundproofing features to its materials, it isn’t an appropriate soundproofing material, when used exclusively and utterly just for that purpose.
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Written By Joseph Sheiner
Joseph Sheiner is a construction industry professional with over 15 years of experience. He began his career in the insulation industry in 2012, and co-founded Attic Construction Inc in 2013. As CEO of the company, Joe oversees all operations and is in charge of training and product knowledge.
Under Joe’s leadership, Attic Construction has become the largest leading Attic Restoration Company in San Diego, Orange County and Phoenix. He has personally performed and supervised insulation work in over 7000 homes. He is certified by Owens Corning as a CEE (Certified Energy Expert) and is a licensed contractor by the CSLB.
Most recently, Joe has helped expand Attic Construction to two additional locations – Orange County and Phoenix. He is currently working on expanding to additional locations in the near future.
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