Reflective Insulation, Radiant Barriers, and Control Coatings

to take this course

Did you know that they key to maintaining a comfortable temperature is to reduce the heat transfer out of the building in the winter and into the building in the summer? Learn about reflective insulation, radiant barriers, and control coatings that will affect a building's ability to reduce heating and cooling loads.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Discuss heat transfer, with an emphasis on radiant heat transfer
  2. Explain the underlying principles of reflective insulation and radiant barriers
  3. Clarify the differences between these two reflective technologies and illustrate applications best suited to each product
  4. Describe the effective use of reflective insulation and radiant barriers
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
Device Format: 
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion