Thermal Insulation, Materials, and Systems for Energy Conservation in the '80s

    Govan FA, Greason DM, McAllister JD
    Published: 1983

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    Over fifty papers comprise the contents of this publication and address the more effective utilization of thermal insulation. These papers are divided among nine categories dealing with federal and state energy programs; insulation safety and health issues; economic evaluation; thermal testing apparatus; field and laboratory testing of building components; convection and air infiltration effects; moisture effects; materials behavior; and mechanical, power, and process systems insulation.

    Table of Contents

    Govan F., Greason D., McAllister J.

    Welcoming Remarks

    Session Summary: Federal and State Energy Programs
    Freeman E.

    Session Summary: Insulation Safety and Health Issues
    Barnhart J.

    Session Summary: Economic Evaluation
    Baumgardner R.

    Session Summary: Thermal Testing Apparatus
    Pelanne C.

    Session Summary: Field and Laboratory Testing of Building Components
    Bales E.

    Session Summary: Convection and Air Infiltration Effects
    Powell F.

    Session Summary: Moisture Effects
    Hollingsworth M.

    Session Summary: Materials Behavior
    McElroy D.

    Session Summary: Mechanical, Power, and Process Systems Insulation
    Heinrich W.

    Govan F., Greason D., McAllister J.

    The National Program Plan for the Thermal Performance of Building Envelope Systems and Materials
    Achenbach P., Freeman E.

    Innovative Building Insulation Systems: Code Acceptance, Standards, and Laboratory Accreditation Practices in Massachusetts
    Macartney D., Tartaglione L.

    Implementation and Enforcement of Residential Energy Conservation Standards—The California Experience
    Feinbaum R., Ruby E.

    Home Insulation: The User's View
    Gladhart P., Keefe D., Kempton W.

    Tackling Safety and Health Issues in the Use of Thermal Insulation
    Lancer P.

    Efficient Application of Boron Fire Retardant to Cellulosic Loose-Fill Insulation
    Holmes C., Wegner T.

    Aspects of Corrosion Testing of Thermal-Insulating Materials
    Sheppard K., Weil R.

    Health Aspects of Man-Made Vitreous Fiber Insulations
    Sheckler C.

    Indoor Air Pollution, Energy Conservation, and the Use of Building Materials
    Lord D.

    Total Energy Costs of Building Construction and Operation
    Sauer H., Wong Y.

    Study Periods and Energy Price Escalation Rates—Important Factors in the Economic Evaluation of Insulation Systems
    Albrecht R.

    Life-Cycle Cost Economic Optimization of Insulation, Infiltration, and Solar Aperture in Energy-Efficient Houses
    Robinson D.

    Engineering and Economic Evaluation of a Commercial Roof/Insulation Retrofit
    Woller B.

    Development of a Testing Procedure for a Guarded Hot Box Facility
    Derderian G., Howanski J., Orlandi R., Shu L.

    Design and Calibration of a Rotatable Thermal Test Facility
    Goss W., Olpak A.

    Flanking Loss Calibration for a Calibrated Hot Box
    Lavine A., Rucker J., Wilkes K.

    Design of Round-Robin Tests with Guarded/Calibrated Hot Boxes, Guarded Hot Plates, and Heat Flow Meters
    Bales E., Powell F.

    Design and Construction of a Full-Thickness Guarded Hot Plate Test System
    Messmer D.

    Comments on Calibration and Design of a Heat Flow Meter
    Bomberg M., Solvason K.

    Effect of Mounting on the Performance of Surface Heat Flow Meters Used to Evaluate Building Heat Losses
    Henley W., Kantsios A., Wright R.

    Thermographic Inspection of Cavity-Wall Insulation Retrofits
    Chang Y., Grot R.

    Residential Sidewall Insulation Case Histories, Including Experiences and Problems in the Field Application of Loose Fill
    Aller P., Fay R., Infante L.

    Simplified Thermal Parameters: A Model of the Dynamic Performance of Walls
    Adams J., Sherman M., Sonderegger R.

    Thermal Resistances of Insulated Brick Veneer Walls with Reflective and Nonreflective Air Spaces
    Contreras A., Palfey A.

    Thermal Performance of Insulated Metal Building Roof Deck Constructions
    Miller R., Sherman M.

    Thermal Testing of Roof Systems
    Corneliussen R., Larson D.

    Glass Fiber as a Draining Insulation System for the Exterior of Basement Walls
    Deacon P.

    Thermal Performance of Various Insulations in Below-Earth-Grade Perimeter Application
    Ovstaas G., Smith S., Strzepek W., Titley G.

    Comparison of Annual Heating Loads for Various Basement Wall Insulation Strategies by Using Transient and Steady-State Models
    Broderick T., Shipp P.

    Thermal Transmittance and Conductance of Roof Constructions Incorporating Fibrous Insulation
    Phillips A., Taylor B.

    Investigation of Attic Insulation Effectiveness by Using Actual Energy Consumption Data
    Bayne C., Johnson D., Scanlan T.

    New and Retrofit Insulation of Single-Member Cathedral Ceiling, A-Frame, and Flat Residential Roofs
    de Marne H.

    Effect of Air Movement on Thermal Resistance of Loose-Fill Thermal Insulations
    Toor I., Yarbrough D.

    Effectiveness of Wall Insulation
    Schuyler G., Solvason K.

    Energy Conservation with Air Infiltration Barriers
    Henning G.

    Influence of Moisture on Heat Transfer Through Fibrous-Insulating Materials
    Hyrien M., Klarsfeld S., Langlais C.

    Heat and Moisture Transfer in a Glass Fiber Roof-Insulating Material
    Bal G., Onega R., Thomas W.

    Effect of Moisture on Thermal Resistance of Some Insulations in a Flat Roof under Field-Type Conditions
    Hedlin C.

    Can Wet Roof Insulation Be Dried Out?
    Coutermarsh B., Greatorex A., Korhonen C., Tobiasson W.

    Moisture Control in Retrofit Commercial Roof Insulations
    Stewart M.

    Water Vapor Flow and High Thermal Resistance Insulation Systems for Metal Buildings
    Kelso R.

    Elevated Temperature and Humidity Effects on Urea-Formaldehyde Foam Insulations Observed by Scanning Electron Microscopy
    Ballard D., Rossiter W., Sleater G.

    Thermal Resistance and Aging of Rigid Urethane Foam Insulation
    Glicksman L., Valenzuela J.

    Settling of Loose-Fill Insulations Due to Vibration
    McElroy D., Scanlan T., Wright J., Yarbrough D.

    Glass-Mica Composite: A New Structural Thermal-Insulating Material for Building Applications
    Low N.

    Factors Influencing the Thermal Performance of Thermal Insulations for Industrial Applications
    Desjarlais A., Tye R.

    Protection of Thermal and Cryogenic Insulating Materials by the Use of Metal Jacketing and Mastic Coatings
    Marks J.

    Effects of Binder Decomposition on High-Temperature Performance of Mineral Wool Insulation
    Bück Y., Demars Y., Klarsfeld S., Saatdjian E.

    Thermal Performance of Insulated Pipe Systems
    Sullivan J.

    A Lump Sum, Unit-Price Bid Proposal Evaluation Method
    Biggers R., McAllister J.

    Boiling Tests of Thermal Insulation in Conduit-Type Underground Heat Distribution Systems
    Ellis W., Kusuda T.

    Reduction of Heat Stress on Naval Ships Through Improved Insulation Installations
    Rogus B.

    Total System Heat Loss Measurements
    Allmon B., Rausch D., Wahle H.

    Finite-Difference Thermal Analysis of an Insulation System on a Precipitator Building in a Power Plant
    Charter K.


    Committee: C16

    DOI: 10.1520/STP789-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4856-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0230-9

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