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What is the difference between reflective insulation and sarking?

reflective insulation and sarking difference

While sarking is just a vapour barrier, reflective insulation is both a vapour barrier and an insulation material in one application.  Typical reflective insulation includes the encapsulated air cell structure (bubble), or higher performance cross-linked foam with foil surfaces on either side, whereas sarking is only a single layer of foil. Because of this structure, reflective insulation has significant conductional resistance properties while ... Read More »