HVAC/R & Plumbing Contractor
Radiant Floor - In a Sub-Floor
Click here for Submittal Sheet for Radiant Floor In a Sub-Floor (N31 Rev. 1214).pdf


Reflectix® has an insulating upgrade available for a radiant floor system installed in a sub-floor. The addition of this Reflective Insulation into a radiant floor project will result in a higher level of energy efficiency and a more even floor surface temperature. The bonus characteristic to this product is how easy it is to handle and install.

Recommended Products:
Double Reflective Insulation
Reflective/Bubble/Bubble/Reflective - Roll
• HVBP48125 (48” x 125’)

• R-4.6
• Directs heat into living space
• Enhances even heat distribution across floor surface
• Reduces annual energy costs of the system
• Installs quickly and easily
• Non-toxic / non-carcinogenic
• No nesting characteristics for insects

Testing and Certification:
Reflectix® products are thoroughly tested at either nationally approved, independent laboratories or leading universities. Tests are performed to current American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards when a standard exists. To obtain a copy of our Product Testing Specifications, please refer to our website “Literature Tab” above. The documents are also available by e-mail at customerservice@reflectixinc.com or call 800-879-3645.

Federal Trade Commission Fact Sheet: Installation Instructions:
Note: Installation instructions and illustrated drawings are recommendations only, while proper local construction methods are the responsibility of the installer.
Note: For all methods (retrofit), inspect the structural integrity of the sub-floor, and make any needed repairs before installing Reflectix®.

• Unroll the Reflectix® Reflective Insulation over the existing floor. Cut product flush with the walls.
• Butt the seams of the insulation and seal with 2” wide foil tape. Note: Utilize a flat edge taping tool to assure good adhesion on all tape.
• Install Radiant Floor System per manufacturer’s specifications, sleepers and new (top) subfloor.

Additional Resources:
F14 - Solutions for the HVAC Pro (Revised 0616).pdf
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This function provides regional installation recommendations for the following applications: Attic & Cathedral Ceiling
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