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    Insulation Materials: Testing and Applications, 2nd Volume

    Graves RS, Wysocki DC
    Published: 1991

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    Brings together the latest research data on thermal insulation materials. 38 papers cover:

    • Reflective/Radiant Barriers/Radiation Control Coating

    • Economics and Energy impact

    • Long-Term Thermal Performance of Foams

    • Assessments and Properties of Foams

    • Convection in Fibrous Insulation

    • Tests and Models

    • Performance Factors

    • Innovative Insulations

    • Test Methods and Comparisons

    Table of Contents


    Preliminary Assessment of Radiation Control Coatings for Buildings

    Prediction of the Thermal Performance of Single and Multi-Airspace Reflective Insulation Materials

    A Stratified Air Model for Simulation of Attic Thermal Performance

    The Use of Economic Analysis in Developing an Energy Standard: Lessons Learned

    Energy Code Measures to Assure the Effectiveness of Thermal Insulation Installed in Buildings

    A Survey of Loose-Fill Insulations Installed in Residential Attics

    Zip 2.0: The Enhanced Zip-Code Insulation Program

    Evaluation of Long-Term Thermal Performance of Cellular Plastics Revisited

    Thermal Measurement of In-Situ and Thin-Specimen Aging of Experimental Polyisocyanurate Roof Insulation Foamed with Alternative Blowing Agents

    Fundamental Aspects of Thermal Conductivity Aging and Dimensional Stability of Rigid Polyurethane Foams

    Some Factors Affecting the Long-Term Thermal Insulating Performance of Extruded Polystyrene Foams

    Thermal Performance of HCFC-22 Blown Extruded Polystyrene Insulation

    CFC Blowing Agents Substitutes — A Status Report

    A Review of Techniques for Improved Foam Conductivity: Reducing Radiation Heat Transfer, Limiting Aging and Inclusion of Vacuum Elements

    The Effect of Natural Convective Air Flows in Residential Attics on Ceiling Insulating Materials

    Thermal Performance of One Loose-Fill Fiberglass Attic Insulation

    Forced Convection Effects in Fibrous Thermal Insulation

    Experimental Test Results of Interior Vs. Exterior Insulation in Extremely Hot Climates

    Hot Box Instrumentation, Calibration and Error Estimation — A Survey

    Comparison of Heat Transfer Modeling with Experimental Results for Residential Attic Insulations

    Combined Conduction, Radiation Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer in Fibrous Attic Insulations

    Moisture Diffusion in Thermal Insulating Materials

    The Effect of Exterior Insulating Sheathing on Wall Moisture

    Thermal Conductivity of Several Concretes as a Function of Moisture

    Thermal Insulation Under Fire

    Gas-Filled Panel High-Performance Thermal Insulation

    Aerogel — A High Performance Insulating Material at 0.1 Bar

    Reduction of High Temperature Thermal Conductivity of Thin-Wall Ceramic Spheres

    Automated Low-Temperature Guarded Hot Plate for Measuring Apparent Conductivity

    Intra-Laboratory Comparison of a Line-Heat-Source Guarded Hot Plate and Heat-Flow-Meter Apparatus

    A Round-Robin Comparison of Australasian Thermal Laboratories

    Interlaboratory Comparison of the Apparent Thermal Conductivity of a Fibrous Batt and Four Loose-Fill Insulations

    ASTM/DOE Hot Box Round Robin

    Thermal Properties of Selected Materials from Steady-State and Transient Tests

    Underground Cellular Glass Pipe Insulation Failures in Quebec and Louisiana

    Effects of Aeration on Corrosiveness of Wet Residential Building Thermal Insulation on Low Carbon Steel

    Tensile Testing of EIFS Laminas

    Field Performance, Hydrolysis and Durability of Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation in Australian Dwellings

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: C16

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1116-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5174-1

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1420-3