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R-value (insulation)

building and construction, the R-value is a measure of how well a two-dimensional barrier, such as a layer of insulation, a window or a complete wall or...

Last Update: 2021-05-02T15:07:12Z Word Count : 7679 Synonim R-value (insulation)

Thermal insulation

Thermal insulation is the reduction of heat transfer (i.e., the transfer of thermal energy between objects of differing temperature) between objects in...

Last Update: 2021-05-06T13:18:48Z Word Count : 1487 Synonim Thermal insulation

Cellulose insulation

Building insulation is low-thermal-conductivity material used to reduce building heat loss and gain and reduce noise transmission. Cellulose insulation is plant...

Last Update: 2021-05-03T20:40:43Z Word Count : 3179 Synonim Cellulose insulation

Building insulation

Building insulation is any object in a building used as insulation for any purpose. While the majority of insulation in buildings is for thermal purposes...

Last Update: 2021-04-24T00:01:14Z Word Count : 5856 Synonim Building insulation

Pipe insulation

Pipe Insulation is thermal or acoustic insulation used on pipework. Where pipes operate at below-ambient temperatures, the potential exists for water vapour...

Last Update: 2021-03-18T11:57:26Z Word Count : 1768 Synonim Pipe insulation

Clothing insulation

Clothing insulation is the thermal insulation provided by clothing. Even if the main role of clothing is to protect from the cold, protective clothing...

Last Update: 2021-04-24T12:19:49Z Word Count : 1319 Synonim Clothing insulation

Earth shelter

direction. One or more layers of insulation board or foam are added on the outside of the waterproofing. If the insulation chosen is porous, a top layer...

Last Update: 2021-05-05T21:42:12Z Word Count : 7611 Synonim Earth shelter

Building insulation materials

Building insulation materials are the building materials which form the thermal envelope of a building or otherwise reduce heat transfer. Insulation may be...

Last Update: 2021-03-24T08:19:21Z Word Count : 7521 Synonim Building insulation materials

High-voltage cable

and insulation. Cables are considered to be fully insulated. This means that they have a full rated insulation system which will consist of insulation, semi-con...

Last Update: 2021-03-30T19:49:48Z Word Count : 3578 Synonim High-voltage cable

Grenfell Tower fire

residential floors. This was due to the building's cladding, the external insulation and the air gap between which enabled the stack effect. The fire burned...

Last Update: 2021-05-07T20:53:36Z Word Count : 24695 Synonim Grenfell Tower fire

Exterior insulation finishing system

Exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS) is a general class of non-load bearing building cladding systems that provides exterior walls with an insulated...

Last Update: 2021-03-04T01:23:04Z Word Count : 2353 Synonim Exterior insulation finishing system

List of insulation materials

starch.dk/private/energy/img/Spaceloft_DS.pdf Energy Saving Trust. "CE71 – Insulation materials chart – thermal properties and environmental ratings". Energysavingtrust...

Last Update: 2021-03-31T20:51:48Z Word Count : 415 Synonim List of insulation materials

Window insulation

Window insulation reduces heat transfer from one side of a window to the other. The U-value is used to refer to the amount of heat that can pass through...

Last Update: 2021-04-22T17:05:03Z Word Count : 1098 Synonim Window insulation

Spray foam

used as building insulation. R-value is the term given to thermal resistance to heat flow. The higher the R-value of an insulation product, the more...

Last Update: 2021-04-12T13:43:16Z Word Count : 2119 Synonim Spray foam

Styrofoam

manufactured as foam continuous building insulation board used in walls, roofs, and foundations as thermal insulation and water barrier. This material is light...

Last Update: 2021-05-13T10:21:06Z Word Count : 552 Synonim Styrofoam

Silicone

adhesives, lubricants, medicine, cooking utensils, and thermal and electrical insulation. Some common forms include silicone oil, silicone grease, silicone rubber...

Last Update: 2021-05-09T19:33:41Z Word Count : 3971 Synonim Silicone

Sound transmission class

with ASTM E336. Sound Isolation and Sound Insulation are used interchangeably, though the term "Insulation" is preferred outside the US. The term "sound...

Last Update: 2021-03-12T17:56:06Z Word Count : 3330 Synonim Sound transmission class

Sleeping pad

to provide padding and thermal insulation. All types currently available use air as their primary form of insulation. In its simplest form a sleeping...

Last Update: 2021-01-19T13:02:17Z Word Count : 983 Synonim Sleeping pad

Asbestos

as insulation. Some deposits of vermiculite have been found to be contaminated with small amounts of asbestos. One vermiculite mine operated by W. R. Grace...

Last Update: 2021-05-14T00:34:12Z Word Count : 10641 Synonim Asbestos

Hemp

including paper, rope, textiles, clothing, biodegradable plastics, paint, insulation, biofuel, food, and animal feed. Although cannabis as a drug and industrial...

Last Update: 2021-05-07T01:38:55Z Word Count : 13447 Synonim Hemp

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R-value (insulation)

In the context of building and construction, the R-value is a measure of how well a two-dimensional barrier, such as a layer of insulation, a window or a complete wall or ceiling, resists the conductive flow of heat. R-value is the temperature difference per unit of heat flux needed to sustain one unit of heat flux between the warmer surface and colder surface of a barrier under steady-state conditions. The R-value is the building industry term for thermal resistance "per unit area." It is sometimes denoted RSI-value if the SI (metric) units are used. An R-value can be given for a material (e.g. for polyethylene foam), or for an assembly of materials (e.g. a wall or a window). In the case of materials, it is often expressed in terms of R-value per unit length (e.g. per inch or metre of thickness). R-values are additive for layers of materials, and the higher the R-value the better the performance. The U-factor or U-value is the overall heat transfer coefficient that describes how well a building element conducts heat or the rate of transfer of heat (in watts) through one square metre of a structure divided by the difference in temperature across the structure. The elements are commonly assemblies of many layers of components such as those that make up walls/floors/roofs etc. It measures the rate of heat transfer through a building element over a given area under standardised conditions. The usual standard is at a temperature difference of 24 °C (43 °F), at 50% humidity with no wind (a smaller U-factor is better at reducing heat transfer). It is expressed in watts per meter squared kelvin (W/m2⋅K). This means that the higher the U-value the worse the thermal performance of the building envelope. A low U-value usually indicates high levels of insulation. They are useful as it is a way of predicting the composite behavior of an entire building element rather than relying on the properties of individual materials.


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