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How to Insulate under Metal Roof Panels
for MAXIMUM ENERGY EFFICIENCY
and get

SilverHouse™ Advantage Program
  A simple program that offers homeowners 20% + savings in energy costs. Adding a layer of our BTUBUSTERS tm
  Radiant Barrier in the attic and wrapping the house with either our BTUFOIL tm Reflective Insulation or our
  RRR tm Reflective Ruff Rap will give the homeowner the SilverHouse Advantage. This is a program that every
  builder should have in their product offering, and every homeowner should insist upon. In today’s energy conscience
  world, reflective insulation and radiant barriers will add to a home’s overall
 VALUE, COMFORT and ENERGY
$AVING$

Using our BTUFOIL tm Reflective Insulation and / or
BTUBUSTERS
tm Radiant Barrier under metal roof
 panels on new or existing homes and offices


                      Over open trust / rafters  - Over new roof decking - Over existing shingles

See below for additional installation guidelines

Always follow local code required for all metal panel installation for fastener types and pattern for wind up-lift codes.

In all cases, felt paper or other type of waterproofing methods should be in place BELOW the BTUFOIL Reflective Insulation / BTUBUSTERS Radiant Barrier.

Run foil either vertical or horizontal on roof deck as desired.

Using felt nails, nail appox every 4’ or as necessary to prevent wind uplift & to secure in position. Overlap foil using tab on material.

Tape foil seams for add’l vapor barrier / water infiltration protection as necessary.

* Install Nailers / strippers / purlins spacing per metal roof panel manufacturer or local code

recommendations for specific panel gauge / wind loading / uplift requirements.

* In the Event that the nailers / strippers / purlins are previously installed, our 48" width BTUFOIL Reflective Insulation

can be installed over the top of the nailers / strippers / purlins, and the metal roof panels installed

directly over our BTUFOIL Reflective Insulation. Another option is to use either our BTUFOIL Reflective Insulation

16" or 24" width configuration and install inbetween the
nailers / strippers / purlins when the spacing

of the
nailers / strippers / purlins are spaced accordingly.

Certain brands and types of metal panels require that they be installed directly to the solid roof deck

in these cases installation of our BTUFOIL Reflective Insulation or BTUBUSTERS Radiant Barrier can be done

below the roof deck inbetween the
roof rafters, as in attic / cathedral ceiling application. pics shown here.

Specific product recommendations for these applications below

BTUFOIL tm Reflective Insulation # 2200 Series
BTUBUSTERS tm NT Radiant Barrier # 4800 Series

ROOFS - UNDER NEW PLYWOOD ROOF DECKING / WHERE SHINGLES ARE TO BE INSTALLED

 In new construction and re-roofing an existing home where the plywood roof decking is being replaced, there is an alternative,
 which offers the advantages of location 2 while providing the construction ease of location 1
.
This technique places the 
 radiant
 
barrier on top of the roof rafters (or trusses) before the roof decking is applied. It is installed so that it droops 1 1/2 to
 2 inches
below the upper surface of the roof structure.
When the roof decking is applied, an  airspace separates it from the
 radiant barrier in a way similar to that of location 2. This airspace also can be
vented separately from the attic.  As with 
 location 2 the most reflective radiant barrier surface should face
downward toward the attic airspace.



New Construction Radiant Barrier installed over Trusses


NOTE: Our BTUBUSTERS tm Radiant Barrier is PERFORATED and has TWO IDENTICAL FOIL SIDES
  therefore you get both upward and downward heat rejection.

BTUBUSTERS tm Radiant Barrier

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