Marcus Hiles Offers Advice To Cut Energy Bills

Marcus Hiles Offers Advice To Cut Energy Bills

Air conditioners are working overtime during times of peak heat, and real estate developer Marcus Hiles identifies traditional roofing insulation as the culprit. Because a home’s roof absorbs the sun’s radiant energy, which heats the attic and air ducts, air conditioning costs are increased to cool that influx. According to Hiles, highly reflective radiant barrier roof panels installed in the attic will instead reflect that heat, reducing 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,” he points out.

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