insulation

  • 81insulation, thermal — Material which is a poor conductor of heat; used to retard or slow down flow of heat through wall or partition …

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  • 82insulation resistance — noun : the alternating current resistance between two electrical conductors or two systems of conductors separated by an insulating material …

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  • 83insulation board — noun see insulating board …

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  • 84Loose Fill Insulation —   Insulation made from rockwool fibers, fiberglass, cellulose fiber, vermiculite or perlite minerals, and composed of loose fibers or granules can be applied by pouring directly from the bag or with a blower …

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  • 85Building insulation materials — A selection of insulation materials can aid in building insulation. All of these are based on standard principles of thermal insulation. Materials used to reduce heat transfer by conduction, radiation or convection are employed in varying… …

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  • 86Dynamic insulation — is a form of insulation where cool outside air flowing through the thermal insulation in the envelope of a building will pick up heat from the insulation fibres. Buildings can be designed to exploit this to reduce the transmission heat loss (U… …

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  • 87Cellulose insulation — The word cellulose comes from the French word for a living cellule and glucose, which is sugar. Insulation is low thermal conductivity material used to separate the internal climate and sounds of a building from external climate and sounds.… …

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  • 88Building insulation — refers broadly to any object in a building used as insulation for any purpose. Whilst the majority of insulation in buildings is for thermal purposes, the term also applies to acoustic insulation, fire insulation, and impact insulation. Often an… …

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  • 89Thermal insulation — The term thermal insulation can refer to materials used to reduce the rate of heat transfer, or the methods and processes used to reduce heat transfer.Heat energy can be transferred by conduction, convection, radiation or when undergoing a phase… …

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  • 90Installing building insulation — Due to the variety of building insulation materials available and the various building elements that may require insulation, there are a number of ways of installing building insulation.Where to insulateWhere to insulate depends on where your… …

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  • 91Wool insulation — is made from sheep wool that is mechanically bonded together to form insulating batts and ropes. Batts are commonly used in timber frame buildings and ropes are primarily used between the logs in log homes. Wool insulation is used for both… …

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  • 92R-value (insulation) — The R value or R value is a measure of thermal resistance (K·m²/W) [Oak Ridge National Laboratory, [http://www.ornl.gov/sci/roofs+walls/insulation/ins 02.html Which Kind Of Insulation Is Best?] , retrieved 2008 07 13.] used in the building and… …

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  • 93External wall insulation — system= External wall insulation system (EWIS) a thermally insulated, protective, decorative exterior cladding system which consist of: *foamed polystyrene *mineral wool *polyurethane foam *mineral or synthetic plasterThermal insulation thickness …

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  • 94Pipe insulation — is thermal insulation used to prevent heat loss and gain from pipes, to save energy and improve effectiveness of thermal systems.The benefits include, in addition to reducing costs and environmental impacts of energy consumption: [ 3E plus page… …

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  • 95Exterior insulation finishing system — Exterior insulation and finishing system (EIFS) is a type of building exterior wall cladding system that provides exterior walls with an insulated finished surface and waterproofing in an integrated composite material system. Contents 1… …

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  • 96Exterior Insulation Finishing System — Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) are a type of building product that provides exterior walls with an insulated finished surface, and waterproofing in an integrated composite material system. Terminology Although often called… …

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  • 97High temperature insulation wool — Microscopic close up of ceramic fibre …

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  • 98Multi-layer insulation — Closeup of Multi layer insulation from a satellite. The metal coated plastic layers and the scrim separator are visible. Multi layer insulation, or MLI, is thermal insulation composed of multiple layers of thin sheets often used on spacecraft. It …

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  • 99Mechanical insulation — Thermal insulation and acoustic insulation are installed on piping and mechanical systems to achieve one or more of the following; energy savings, personnel protection, process control, condensation control, noise reduction and reduction of… …

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  • 100Cavity wall insulation — is used to reduce heat loss through a cavity wall by filling the air space with a porous material. This immobilises the air within the cavity (air is still the actual insulator), preventing convection, and can substantially reduce space heating… …

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