This roll of double bubble foil insulation is 500 square feet and measure 4' x 125'. Like other rolls of EcoFoil Double Bubble Foil Insulation, this 500 square foot roll consists of two layers of 8 mil poly bubble insulation which is then covered on both sides by a highly reflective metalized/aluminum composition.
Double Bubble Foil/Foil Specifications
Download printable spec sheet for this product: Double Bubble Insulation - Foil/Foil (PDF, 427 KB)
|Fire Rating|| Class 1/ Class A (ASTM E84-09)|
|Full Room Burn|| Pass (NFPA 286)|
|Emissivity||0.04 (ASTM C1371-04A)|
|Reflectivity||0.96 (ASTM E903)|
|Temp Range||-50F to 180F (ASTM C411)|
|Water Vapor Permeability||0.02 Perms (ASTM E96) |
|Resistance to Fungi||Does Not Promote Growth (ASTM C1149)|
|Pliability||No Cracking (ASTM C1224-03)|
|Bleeding / Delamination||None (ASTM C1224-03)|
|Corrosiveness||Pass (ASTM D3310-00)|
|Thermal Resistance||R-3 to R-21 (Varies depending on application)|
About Double Bubble Foil Insulation
Double bubble foil insulation provides an effective vapor barrier and also provides superior protection against radiant heat transfer. Curious about double bubble foil insulation R value? Double bubble foil insulation works by reflecting heat instead of slowing it down and therefore the r value is determined by your assembly. Learn more about R-values
Double Bubble Foil Insulation Installation
Double Bubble Foil Insulation is commonly used in commercial applications as a vapor and condensation barrier in metal and post frame buildings. It has an R-value so it also has a thermal insulation value. You can install the double bubble reflective insulation during new construction or you can use the retrofit application for existing buildings.
New Wall Installation Instructions (PDF, 49 KB)
Retrofit Installation Instructions (PDF, 54 KB)
Double Bubble Foil Insulation is also commonly used for roof insulation in commercial applications such as metal and post frame buildings and provides a vapor and condensation barrier. It can either be placed on the outside of the roof purlins during new construction or attached to the inside of the purlins in a retrofit application.
New Roof Installation Instructions (PDF, 54 KB)
Retrofit Roof Installation Instructions (PDF, 60 KB)
There are also many residential uses for Double Bubble Foil Insulation including:
Top Double Bubble Installation Projects
Note: Reflective double bubble insulation is NOT for use under concrete. Please see Under Slab Concrete Insulation.