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Radiant Barrier versus Fiberglass Batt Insulation

Thermal insulation such as fiberglass, does not usually live up to its R-value unless certain criteria are met. Classic insulation absorbs heat and then re-emits that heat into the structure and or...

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The In’s and Out’s of House Wrap

Understanding what house wrap is designed to do and not do will help understand the control layers in a wall. House wrap is a water resistive (not waterproof) barrier (WRB) and is...

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The Different Types of Insulation and Their Benefits

Whether you are constructing a new building or renovating an existing structure, there are many types of insulation to choose from. Quality insulation should maximize energy savings and reduce the transfer of...

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Your Radiant Barrier Resource

There are several myths and misconceptions about radiant barrier.   Being the world’s largest manufacturer of radiant barrier, we at Innovative Insulation feel it is our responsibility to provide you with accurate, truthful information...

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What to Look for When Moving into Your New Home

Moving into a new home can be a very exciting time. Unfortunately, with all the hustle and bustle involved, it’s easy to overlook some of the important things you should be looking for during...

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What to Know When Calculating Insulation Costs

Energy costs continue to rise each year in the United States. Insulation is one of the least expensive solutions to the problem. However, determining the cost of building insulation can be complicated,...

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What is the difference between Radiant Barrier Foil vs. Spray?

One alternative reflective insulating measure to radiant barrier foil is the assorted types of spray coatings readily available through paint and insulation manufacturers. What is spray-on radiant barrier?Spray-on radiant barriers, officially called...

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What is the difference between Radiant Barrier Foil vs. Foam?

Another alternative to radiant barrier foil are the various types of foam insulation. What is foam insulation?Foam insulation most commonly comes in two forms: rigid and spray. Foam insulation rigid boards are...

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What is the difference between Foil Vs. Fiber Glass?

To keep your home or business at a comfortable temperature year around, you must utilize highly efficient insulation or barrier materials for your build. Fiberglass insulation and foil barriers are two popular...

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What is Reflective Bubble Insulation?

TempShield® insulation products consist of one or two layers of Barrier Bubble material laminated between layers of metalized film to provide excellent thermal resistance. The bubble contains an air retention layer designed to...

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