COOLMAX™ REFLECTIVE INSULATION FAQ

How does CoolMax™ Premium Reflective Insulation work?

What is R-value?

What are the differences between CoolMax™ Premium and CoolMax™ Alufoil?

How do I install CoolMax™ Insulation to my roof/ceiling?

Do I need to tape the joins?

Does CoolMax™ Premium Insulation need support mesh?

Can I install the CoolMax™ Premium to my existing house?

Is Coolmax™ Premium Insulation affected by moisture?

Can I puncture Coolmax™ Premium Insulation?

Are you giving any Product Warranty ?

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How does CoolMax™ Premium Reflective Insulation work?

CoolMax™ Premium Reflective Insulation uses the physics of reflective air space and combines it with low K air cavities, obtained by closed air cell structure. Due to dual or more highly reflective foils (low emittance), CoolMax™ Premium Insulation reflects up to 97% of radiant heat away from its surface. The very small quantity of heat absorbed will be further reduced by CoolMax™ low-K closed air cell structure

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What is R-value?

With buildings, we refer to heat flow in a number of different ways. The most common reference is "R-value," or resistance to heat flow. The higher the R-value of a material, the better it is at resisting heat gain (or heat loss).

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What are the differences between CoolMax™ Premium and CoolMax™ Alufoil?

CoolMax™ Premium range is thermal insulation whereas the CoolMax™ Alufoil is a radiant barrier.
 

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 How do I install Coolmax Insulation to my roof/ceiling?

Coolmax can be easily installed using nails, screws, or a staple gun. Please contact us for detailed installation instructions .

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 Do I need to tape the joins?

In most CoolMax™ insulation applications, you will need to tape the joins, some by overlapping by 50mm, some by butt joining. In case where no taping is an option, CoolMax ™ insulation is to be installed by overlapping by 150mm (the alternative is overlapping by 50mm and taping).
 

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Does Coolmax Premium Insulation need support mesh?

No. CoolMax ™ Premium is a self supported product.

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 Can I install the CoolMax™ Premium to my existing house?

Yes. Actual installation technique depends on the attic configuration, existence of bulk insulation and so forth. Please contact us for detailed installation instructions.

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Is CoolMax™ Premium Insulation affected by moisture?

No. CoolMax™ Premium Insulation is not affected by moisture. CoolMax™ Premium Insulation structure is entirely water resistant and can perform as a waterproof membrane 'and water vapor barrier. On top, CoolMax™ Insulation's pure aluminum foils are treated against possible corrosion with an innovative High Resistance Treatment.

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Can I puncture CoolMax™ Premium Insulation?

Sometimes, during installation there is a need to puncture CoolMax™ Insulation. Such puncturing will not have significant effect on CoolMax™ Insulation thermal performances. Most of CoolMax™ Insulation's thermal resistance derives from the low emittance high reflective surfaces. Puncturing a few closed cell air bubbles out of many others will not affect product integrity, and has no impact on the overall performance.

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 Are you giving any Product Warranty ?

Product warranty is only given for CoolMax™ Premium insulation range. The warranty period is 10 -15 years depending on product range.

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