Alton King

‘Insulating’ ceramic paint distributor falls for his own grifter tale

By / July 28, 2011

Mechanical engineer Curt Freedman modified a foam drink cooler to make a courtroom apparatus to demonstrate heat flow and measure the extent to which ceramic-containing “insulating paint” provided the R-values advertised. It didn’t. Credit: Curt Freedman. Shortly after I joined the ACerS staff (early 2008), I received a call from a reporter investigating the purported…

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