Radiant Barrier Coolbox

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ok, I just bought 6 boxes of vegetables from a local farm and I don’t get to pass them out until 24 hours later. How do kept the stuff fresh? Solution: Radiant Barrier Bubble Foil makes a perfect insulator. I added 3 milk jugs that were filled with water and frozen, and placed on an [...] [...]

Energy Efficient Refrigerator

So far the most energy efficient refrigerator I have found is from Sun Frost . The only exception I know of is the insulated cold box that was home-built by owners. I live in Texas, so harnessing the cold weather only works for about 2 months out of the year. Heat on the other hand [...] [...]

Discount Foam Insulation

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Price: $31.64

Dixie PerfecTouch Insulated Hot or Cold Cups 100 Foam Free Coffee Haze 20

Price: $41.85

Dixie PerfecTouch Insulated Hot or Cold Cups 100 Foam Free Coffee Haze 8

Price: $20.76

2 Foam Insulated 34 oz Thermo Serv Travel Coffee Mugs

Price: $20.76

2 Foam Insulated 34 oz Thermo Serv Travel Coffee Mugs

Price: $20.76

2 Foam Insulated 34 oz Thermo Serv Travel Coffee Mugs

Price: $20.76

2 Foam Insulated 34 oz Thermo Serv Travel Coffee Mugs

Price: $20.76

2 Foam Insulated 34 oz Thermo Serv Travel Coffee Mugs

Price: $20.76

2 Foam Insulated 34 oz Thermo Serv Travel Coffee Mugs

Price: $20.76

2 Foam Insulated 34 oz Thermo Serv Travel Coffee Mugs

Spray in foam is not a radiant barrier

Foam is insulation. It is not a radiant barrier. I just got asked about foam again. Foam is an insulator. It does not block radiant energy. I consider foam, whether Icynene or Polyurethane, to be a kind of hyper-insulation. it has an R value usually double or more of fiberglass or cellulose. It insulates better, [...] [...]

blow-in cellulose insulation

cellulose insulation is cheap, folks. It is winter here and I had the fun of both installing a radiant barrier (always nicer to install in the cold than in 140 degree heat) and blowing in more insulation. Blowing in insulation is cheap and easy. despite being covered in cellulose at the end, you are getting [...] [...]