Radiant Barrier for Wine Cellar


Old 02-25-03, 02:27 PM
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Radiant Barrier for Wine Cellar

Any info regarding the using of RB in a basement wine cellar?
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Old 03-03-03, 03:48 PM
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Insulating Wine Cellar

If a climate control cooling unit is going to be used, you will need to insulate. The R factor or thickness of insulation is determined by the thickness of the walls and ceiling. For example, fiberglass insulation of R13 is designed to be used in a 2x4 wall. R19 is used in a 2.6 wall. It is important to use the correct insulation for the wall thickness.

R13 is a recommended minimum for walls. R19-R30 for ceiling. Fiberglass or Rigid Foam is typically used. Insulation is important to keep temperature constant.
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