Radiant Barriers In The Midwest

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RIMA Expert Staff asked 4 years ago

How effective are radiation barriers in the central and upper mid-west at reducing heating and cooling demands with R-30 or better attic insulation already installed and no attic ducts?

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RIMA Expert Staff answered 4 years ago

There are exceptions to be sure, but, as a general rule, not very effective. They might have some benefit in the summer during an extended hot spell, but you most likely not be able to see much savings on your energy cost.