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    Thermal Insulation Performance

    McElroy DL, Tye RP
    Published: 1980

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    Updates you on a wide variety of important topics with discussions in such critical areas as Overall performance in applications, Implementation of standard codes and accreditation procedures, Research procedures, and Needs for the future.

    Table of Contents


    General Discussions—Session I

    General Discussion—Session III


    An Assessment of Thermal Insulation Materials for Building Applications

    Settled Density of Wood Fiber (Cellulose Based) Loose-Fill Thermal Insulation Using the CS-204 Method

    Effect of Thickness on the Thermal Properties of Thick Specimens of Low-Density Thermal Insulation

    Glass Fiber as Insulation and Drainage Layer on Exterior of Basement Walls

    Some Performance Aspects of Glass Fiber Insulation on the Outside of Basement Walls

    The Energy-Efficient Residence: Research Results

    Thermal Performance of Buildings and Building Envelope Systems: An Annotated Bibliography

    Influence of Insulation Deficiencies on Heat Loss in Walls and Ceilings

    Interpretation of Building Thermograms

    Air Intrusion Effects on the Performance of Permeable Insulation Systems

    Thermal Research Facility—A Large Calibrated Hot Box for Horizontal Building Elements

    Evaluation of ASTM C 201 Apparatus for Measuring the Thermal Conductance of Ceramic Fiber Insulation

    Quantifying the Thermal Protection and Comfort Characteristics of Sleeping Bags

    The Calibration of Heat Flow Meters

    Experimental Determination of the Thickness Effect in Glass Fiber Building Insulation

    Heat-Transfer Model for Fibrous Insulations

    Implementation of a New Quality-Control Instrument for Thermal Measurements of a Low-Density Building Insulation

    Sampling Faced Foam Insulation Board for Heat Flow Meter Thermal Performance Testing

    A Method for Determining the Thermal Resistances of Experimental Flat Roof Systems Using Heat Flow Meters

    Discussion on Experiments to Separate the “Effect of Thickness” from Systematic Equipment Errors in Thermal Transmission Measurements

    Fibrous Glass Board as a Standard Reference Material for Thermal Resistance Measurement Systems

    Development of a Canadian Standard for Urea Formaldehyde Thermal Wall Insulation

    Life-Cycle Energy Costs of Thermal Insulation

    Problems in Predicting the Thermal Properties of Faced Polyurethane Foams

    Low-Temperature Properties of Expanded Polyurethane and Polystyrene

    Insulation for Cryogenic Service

    Thermal Transfer Calculation Methods for Insulated Underground Piping Systems and Comparisons of Results

    Thermal Insulation for a Novel Flexible District Heating Pipe System

    Optimum Economic Thickness of Pipe Insulation Accounting for Variable Heat-Transfer Parameters

    Field Measurements of Heat Flow Through a Roof with Saturated Thermal Insulation and Covered with Black and White Granules

    Research Needs in the Insulation Industry


    Committee: C16

    DOI: 10.1520/STP718-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4786-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0794-6