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Reflective Barriers: More Information
The Florida Solar Energy Center and the Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International give excellent advice on some inaccurate claims of the benefits of radiant barriers to watch out for:
The Florida Solar Energy Center gives an extensive introduction to radiant barriers as well as an excellent how-to guide if you are considering installing a radiant barrier yourself.
The Florida Solar Energy Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Cold Climate Housing Research Center provide research and technical data if you’re looking to dig deeper http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/publications/html/FSEC-EN-15/
Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides a table of typical contractors’ installation costs for adding various levels of insulation.