Radiant Barrier & Foil Insulation Applications

Exterior Walls, Ceilings, Crawlspace Applications

ApplicationR-ValueDescription 
Exterior 2" x 6"R-21 Total AssemblyFoil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Exterior 2" x 4" WallR-14 Total AssemblyFoil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Basement or Masonry WallR-3.7 to R-6.1 and a Vapor/Moisture BarrierFoil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Knee WallR-16 and R-19Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Basement Ceiling InsulationR-16Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
CrawlspaceR-17Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
CrawlspaceR-21Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
  

Under Concrete Slab and In Radiant Heat Applications

ApplicationR-ValueDescription 
Under Concrete SlabR-1.1White Double Bubble Clear Visit Page
Radiant Heat in Concrete SlabR-1.1White Double Bubble Clear Visit Page
Radiant Heat in Sub FloorR-4.6White Double Bubble Clear Visit Page
Radiant Heat over Existing FloorR-1.1White Double Bubble Clear Visit Page
Radiant Heat in Floor JoistsR-17 to R-21Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Snowmelt SystemsR-1.1White Double Bubble Clear Visit Page
  

Post Frame and Pole Barn Applications

ApplicationR-ValueDescription 
New Roof Above PurlinR-6.8 to R-4.3Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Roof Above Purlin - White InteriorR-3.8 to R-3.5White Double Bubble Reflective Visit Page
New Roof Below PurlinR-11 to R-4.4Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Roof Below Purlin - White InteriorR-6.4 to R-3.7White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Existing Roof Bottom of PurlinR-11 to R-4.4Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Existing Roof Bottom of Purlin - White InteriorR-6.4 to R-3.7White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Existing Roof Bottom of TrussR-10 to R-3.7Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Existing Roof Bottom of Truss - White InteriorR-6.6 to R-3.0White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Wall Inside GirtsR-6.3 to R-5.3Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Wall Inside Girts - White InteriorR-4.2White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Wall Outside GirtsR-5.5 to R-4.7Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Wall Outside Girts - White InteriorR-3.7White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Existing Wall Inside the GirtsR-6.3 to R-5.3Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Existing Wall Inside the Girts - White InteriorR-4.2White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
  

Metal and Steel Building Applications

ApplicationR-ValueDescription 
New Roof with Thermal BreakR-9.2 to R-4.1Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Roof with Thermal Break - White InteriorR-5.5 to R-4.1White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Roof with No Thermal BreakR-7.6 to R-3.9Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Roof with No Thermal Break - White InteriorR-4.0 to R-3.2White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Existing Roof with FurringR-11 to R-4.4Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Existing Roof with Furring - White InteriorR-7.5 to R-3.6White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Wall with FurringR-6.8 to R-5.6Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Wall With Furring - White InteriorR-4.6White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Wall With No Thermal BreakR-5.9 to R-4.7Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
New Wall With No Thermal Break - White InteriorR-3.7White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Existing Wall No FurringR-4.5Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Existing Wall With Furring - White InteriorR-3.5White Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
  

HVAC Insulation: Duct Wrap, Pipe Wrap, Return Air, Etc.

ApplicationR-ValueDescription 
Duct Wrap - No SpacerR-4.2Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Duct Wrap - One SpacerR-5.6Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Duct Wrap - Two SpacersR-6.0Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Pipe Wrap InsulationR-2.0Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Return Air PanningNot ApplicableFoil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Hot Water Heater InsulationR-4.5Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
  

DIY Applications

ApplicationR-ValueDescription 
Attic Radiant BarrierNot ApplicableRadiant Barrier or Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Housewrap InsulationR-3.5 to R-2.4Radiant Barrier Visit Page
Insulate WorkshopVaries - See DetailFoil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Garage Door InsulationR-3Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Insulation Behind Hot Water RadiatorR-3 and Radiant ReflectorFoil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page
Insulate Wine RoomR-6.1 to R-3.7Foil Double Bubble Foil Visit Page