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Radiator Shield Insualtion

Did you ever think about all the heat that comes out of your radiator and then goes straight into the wall, rather than heating your room? Well, we have the solution Low-E radiator shield insulation. 

Reflects 97% of Heat

Reduces Heating Bills

Easy to Cut and Install

Class 1 Fire Rated

Indoor Air Quality Approved

Easy to install Low-E Radiator Shield Insulation Kit stops the heat transfer that’s lost into your walls and reflects the heat back into your home. Adding Low-E Insulation behind your radiators will make your rooms warmer and reduce your energy bills. Easy to cut to size, Low-E is made from recycled material, it can’t absorb moisture, is waterproof and can easily be wiped clean if required.

“I’ve used low e for the past 15 months. I’ve found it to work fantastic is all conditions. I’ve probably got 20 vans with it fitted and I’ve had no complaints from any of my customers about being cold. Some of the vans are used for skiing holidays in places that are -20C and more.”

J Cochran, Genesis, UK

“Our customers are delighted with the rooms. We are now offering Low-E Insulation as an update in ALL our sheds, summer rooms and log cabins.”

Alex E, Lancashire, UK

“I found Pet Pad online and thought it was a fantastic idea. I’ve put them in all the kennels and pens my doggie hotel. A few of my customers saw them and asked about them so now I’ve started selling them too. Everyone loves them, especially the pooches!”

Kate E, London, UK

“We used Low-E Insulation to insulate outdoor water tanks. We used to lose a lot of water through evaporation in the summer months. It is made a huge difference. We have now insulated of hot water tanks indoors, and we have noticed our energy bills have gone down too. I’d definitely recommend Low-E Insulation.”

Helen B, Ireland

“I bought the Low-E Insulation from eBay on a recommendation from a friend. It arrived very promptly and was very easy to cut and installing. I’m delighted! It’s certainly made a difference. I can feel that the kitchen gets warmer much quicker on the cold winter mornings.”

P Philip, Macclesfield, UK

“The insulation came in a very easy to handle strip. It was easy to install and I haven’t had any problems since it was installed.”

Andrea P, Dublin, Ireland

How to Make Radiator Reflectors

Stop heating your walls and start heating your home. Installing Low-E behind your radiators will make
your rooms warmer and reduce your energy bills. Low-E reflects 97% radiant heat and is Class 1 fire
rated so it’s the perfect material for making your own radiator reflectors. Simply follow the steps
below to improve the efficiency of your radiators and improve the comfort in your home.
Please take the usual precautions when using scissors or a blade. When marking the insulation, be sure not to use a sharp
pen that could damage the insulation. Check all measurements and markings before making any cuts. If unsure, cut your
mats slightly large. You can always cut a little extra afterwards, but you can’t add extra back on.

Step 1

Measure Up

Measure the height and length of your radiator.

Step 2

Mark Out

Roll out the insulation and mark your measurements on the foil with a marker. Using a straight edge, draw a line between your markings..

Step 3

First Cut

Carefully cut the insulation along your lines using scissors or a utility knife.

Step 4

Cut for the Brackets

Measure the distance from one side of the radiator to the first bracket and mark this on your insulation. Then, measure the distance between the brackets and mark the second bracket on the same side. Using your straight edge, mark a line the height of the insulation along the points of the brackets. Measure the distance from the top of your radiator to the top of the brackets and mark this distance at the top end of each of these lines.

Cut along these lines from the bottom of the insulation, stopping at the marks that indicate the top of the brackets. This will allow you to slide the insulation behind the radiator, sitting over the brackets.

Step 5

Apply  Adhesive Tape

Cut a strip of double-sided tape the same length as your piece of insulation. Carefully remove the backing paper (leave the front face paper on for now) and stick it to the wall running flush with the top of your radiator. Then, carefully slide your insulation behind the radiator fitting it over the brackets.

Step 6

Remove the Paper

Remove the front facing paper from the tape and secure the insulation in place.

Finished!

Job done! Simply repeat these steps for all the radiators you wish to insulate.

Browse Some Applications

Low-E Reflective Insulation can be used in virtually any application where environmental control is required.