At Capital Home Builders we are the first to incorporate Radiant Barrier Roof Sheathing to all of our new homes. We are the pioneers when it comes to Green or Energy-Efficient products to all of our homes. We are the pioneers and only one in South Georgia when it comes to building high-performance homes.
Reflects Radiant heat, lowers attic temperatures, helps improve energy efficiency. • Ideal for use in hot climates • Reflects up to 97% of radiant heat • May lower cooling energy consumption by up to 17%1 • Made with quality Plytanium Plywood • Lifetime Limited Warranty2 • ENERGY STAR®Qualified Plytanium® Thermostat® Radiant Barrier Roof Sheathing is spe-cially designed for attic sheathing applications and reflects up to 97% of the sun’s radiant heat from being absorbed into the attic of your home. Now, you can maintain indoor comfort while potentially lowering cooling energy consumption. For new homes, additions or renovations, Plytanium Thermostat Radiant Barrier Roof Sheathing is an excellent roof sheathing choice. It’s durable and installs as easily as other roof sheathing. Plus, choosing Plytanium Thermostat Radiant Barrier Roof Sheathing can offer long-term savings by reducing cooling energy consumption.
Lower temperatures, greater comfort Plytanium Thermostat Radiant Barrier Roof Sheathing can lower peek attic temperatures up to 30°F by reducing summer radiant heat gain into the attic. Best of all, less heat is transferred into the living space through the ceiling, so indoor temperatures stay cool and comfortable while your cooling sys-tem may operate with greater energy efficiency. Studies have shown that radiant barriers can reduce cooling energy consumption by up to 17%, depending on the design of the building, insulation levels, ventilation, occupancy, lifestyles and geographic location.1 Since temperatures inside the attic are reduced, attic mounted air conditioning equipment and duct systems may work more efficiently. Please note: Radiant barriers may interfere with attic mounted antenna.
Science behind the scenes How does it work? If you’ve ever gone into an attic on a hot summer day, you know that radiant heat from the sun ally absorbed into the attic as it passes through an ordinary roofing system. Plytanium Thermostat Radiant Barrier Roof Sheathing features quality plywood backed by a specially designed aluminum foil/kraft paper laminate. The panels are installed foil side down facing the attic space. Since aluminum foil is highly reflective, up to 97% of the radiant heat is reflected from entering the attic space.