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Super R® Plus Special Width

Radiant Barrier

Super R® Plus Special Width

Highlights

Super R® Plus Radiant Barrier comes in non-standard widths specifically for hurricane trusses common along the Gulf Coast. Available in 25 1/2 inch and 51" widths. 25 1/2" widths available two per box for 1,000 sq. ft. 51" widths available in 1,000 sq. ft. rolls.

Key Benefits

  • Meets new ASTM E84 and E2599 fire code
  • Clean, lightweight, strong
  • Saves money and energy
  • Non-toxic/non-carcinogenic
  • Easy to handle
  • Installation requires no special tools or clothing
  • Does not promote the growth of fungi or bacteria
  • Provides no nest support for rodent or insect pests
  • Requires no maintenance

Technical Data

Product Description

Two-sided reflecting metallized film with polyethylene woven reinforcement

Weight

29.5 lbs per 1000 sq ft roll

Tensile/Tear Strength

Length: 13.23 pounds force
Width: 13.98 pounds force
ASTM D2261

Pliability

70°F±5°F & 50±5% Relative Humidity –
No Cracking or Delamination
ASTM C1313-05

Adhesive Performance

180°F±5°F & 50% Relative Humidity –
No Bleeding or Delamination
ASTM C1313-05

Flame Spread & Smoke

Class A/ Class 1
0 Flame Spread, 5 Smoke Development
ASTM Method E84-10

Resistance to Fungi

PASS – No Growth
ASTM C1338-08

Permeability

6.29 Perms
ASTM E96-05

Thermal Properties

EMISSIVITY: 0.05
REFLECTIVITY: 95%
ASTM C1371-04a

No. Radiant Barrier has been used extensively in the south, showing no difference in roof temperatures, as confirmed by field tests.

The Florida Solar Energy Center at Cape Canaveral has tested radiant barriers in both small-scale laboratory and full-scale building models. Their results indicate that radiant barriers provide significant resistance to heat transfer. Current tests conducted by the Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Mississippi support the findings of the Florida Solar Energy Center. Northeastern Illinois University conducted winter tests in residential and commercial structures using infra-red thermograph photography. The photos showed significant resistance to heat transfer over the regular insulation.

Regardless of how much insulation you have in your attic, adding Radiant Barrier will save on your heating and cooling expense, and keep you much more comfortable. Energy savings for heating and cooling can be as much as 17%, depending on a number of factors, including climate, building configuration, materials used, site, family size and lifestyle. Your Radiant Barrier dealer has been trained to evaluate your home or business and advise you of your savings potential.

No. Radiant Barrier actually makes your present insulation more effective.

This very issue has been studied by research institutes. Most attics don’t accumulate enough dust to affect Radiant Barrier’s ability to save energy costs. Thousands of homes and structures have had Radiant Barrier installed for as long as ten years or more with no significant accumulation.

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