Roof insulation material has many advantages and some of them are stopping radiant heat, preserving energy and amending more comfort with less utility cost.
Roof insulation can be helpful in many conditions. It helps lowering down the total energy consumption cost with providing greater comfort levels for the occupants and help to reduce the HVAC equipment requirements.
Roof insulation for radiant barrier
Rood insulation is ideal way to prevent unwanted heat penetration from the outside of the building. Roof insulation foil will reduce the amount of sun's radiant heat that penetrate in summer up to 97% and also render better thermal protection in colder situation in winter. Effective temperature insulation material preserve the convective heat inside in the winter and creates warmer atmosphere. Applying the perfect type of insulation diminish the amount of energy required for the heating and cooling inside the building and thus permit us to run heating and cooling device less and making them to last longer with reducing energy cost. It also helps to get smaller size of HVAC equipments for larger size of buildings.
Properly installed rood insulation material also decreases the chances for thermal and moisture condensation creating problems like mold, mildew, rot and dripping. Applying rood insulation with enough ventilation under the roof surface will help moisture to escape and stop the ice buildup and damage cause by it.
Know the different types of roof insulation material
Rood insulation materials are basically of two different types; reflective insulation material and bulk insulation material in the form of blankets, blown in cellulose, sprayed foam and rigid boards. Most of the home, commercial building and metal structure unite both of material in the form of foil and bulk insulation to create complete insulation system. However in both hotter and colder condition insulation roof with reflective insulation material is quite enough to get better control from unwanted temperature gain or loss and moisture penetration.
Basics of reflective roof insulation material
Reflective roof insulation material is made from the two different layers of aluminum foils sandwiched with the inner layer of foam, plastic bubble sheet or fiberglass. This structure is perfect for the pole barn roof insulation. It reflects around 97% of radiant heat from the roof surface and prevent energy and higher temperature penetrating inside.