Method of installing a radiant barrier

  • US 4,776,142 A
  • Filed: 01/21/1986
  • Issued: 10/11/1988
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/21/1986
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An insulating material for reflecting long-wave radiation emanating from a source comprisinga batt of fiberglass fibers as a layer of thermal isulation material disposed on a supporting surface;

  • a supporting surface for said layer;

    reflective foil randomly positioned between the source of radiation and said layer, said shreds having a shape and said bed having a depth sufficient to act as a barrier to the long-wave radiation; and

    a moisture-impermeable sheet adhered to one face of said fiberglass batt with said fiberglass batt interposed between said moisture impermeable sheet and said foiled shreds.

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