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Radiant Barrier Southeast

Is it worth the cost to retro-fit radiant barrier into existing attic space in southeast part of USA Roof is 4/12 hip, 2200 sf

Started by Gary Wright

5 May 7
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

Natural Insulation Poll

Natural Insulation Poll: Would you use it if it costs the same and has same R Value INSULATION POLL https://plus.google.com/u/0/+sco

Started by scottscontracting

2 Aug 3, 2015
Reply by scottscontracting

Alternative building methods comparison

Evening, First post- pardon any mis-steps. I need some advice on how polyiso foam placed outside of a stick built house performs compared…

Started by Kurt Ruark

0 Jul 25, 2015

Retrofit insulation on the roof over cathedral ceiling

I have an under-insulated roof above a "cathedral ceiling".  The shingles need to be replaced this year.  It occurred to me that this could…

Started by George Whiting

24 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by R Higgins

Any Experience with Radiant Barrier Bubble Wrap

I wanted to know if anyone had any experiences using the bubble wrap w/ the double sided radiant barrier. I had a weird experience thanks t…

Started by Jon LaMonte

7 Feb 13, 2011
Reply by Guy DuBois

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Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom

Started by Jerry Needham in General Forum. Last reply by Daniel Baur-McGuire 21 hours ago. 7 Replies

Overheating garage

Started by Chris Bellanca in Best Practices. Last reply by John Nicholas Jul 5. 7 Replies

GSHP for domestic hot water

Started by David Holtzclaw in General Forum. Last reply by Eric Kjelshus Jun 28. 4 Replies

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