1. Conductive heat is direct heat. For example, if you touch a kettle that is on the stove, that is conductive heat.
2. Convective heat is steam. The steam that is whistling from the kettle is convective heat.
3. Radiant heat is electromagnetic. The rays of sun shining down on your face is radiant heat transfer.
Traditional insulation (fiberglass) combined with radiant barrier insulation is a great, permanent energy efficient investment for your home that will reduce the cost of your energy bills substantially. Over the course of a 30-year home loan, it could save you $11,000 or more!
One thing we have a lot of in North Texas is sunshine, so why not use it to reduce energy costs! Skylights and solar tubes are one practical and cost effective way to “go green” when it comes to your home. At Charon Roofing Systems, our roofing professionals can assist you in either choosing which option is best for you and your home, or simply replacing your existing system.
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Solar Screens are a great, inexpensive way to reduce heating costs during those sweltering summer months. As an added benefit, your house instantly gains great curb appeal!
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