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Old 05-03-2009, 08:21 AM
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We had this installed when we built the house, but you can retrofit it as well. If you are in a warm climate it can pay for itself in as little as three years, and that's without any potential tax credit.

Radiant Barrier Fact Sheet

Our summer cooling bill is less than half of what a neighbor with a similar sized house who cools to the same level spends.
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Old 05-03-2009, 11:18 AM
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Radiant barriers are great. When I lived in TX I always retrofitted every house I owned (lots of em) with RBs, boosted the insulation to R40 range and added ridge and soffit vents.

Good on ya mate.

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