WHAT IS A RADIANT BARRIER? WHAT, HOW, AND WHY IT WORKS

We know that insulation is important because it helps with keeping warmth and coolness within the home, regulating its temperature, but not many people know what radiant barriers are, yet this technology has been gaining popularity and demand. Radiant barriers are made of highly reflective material that blocks the transmission of radiant heat. Typically made of aluminum, they work by reflecting radiant heat away from their surface, as opposed to fiberglass insulation, which absorbs it. One of the benefits of this foil insulation technology is that it’s not affected by humidity. How does a radiant barrier work? A radiant...

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