Marcus Hiles Offers Way To Keep Attics 30 Degrees Cooler

Western Rim Property Services founder and CEO Marcus Hiles identifies traditional roofing insulation as the reason why air conditioners work overtime during temperatures peak. Here is his reasoning –  because a home’s roof absorbs the sun’s radiant energy, and in turn heats the attic and air ducts, more energy is required to cool the attic and cooling costs are increased. He says that, in contrast, installing highly reflective radiant barrier roof panels in the attic will reflect the heat and reduce up to 97 percent of heat transfer from the underside of the roof. “This cheap trick will keep your attic up to 30 degrees cooler,” Hiles says.

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