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    Thermal Insulation: Materials and Systems

    Powell FJ, Matthews SL
    Published: 1987

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    STP 922 is intended to cover both industrial and residential types of thermal insulation. This collection of 47 papers imparts technical information on:
    • Controlling Fuel Costs
    • Industrial Applications
    • Thermal Performance
    • Thermo graphic Measurements
    • Materials
    • Hot Boxes
    • Moisture
    • Roofs
    • Industrial Applications
    • Materials
    • Walls and Windows
    • Air and Moisture
    • Research and Reports.

    Table of Contents


    Thermal Envelope Case History for a School District

    Utilization of Energy Code Compliance Procedures for the Prediction of Commercial Building Annual Fuel Consumption

    Recommendations for the Development of a Residential Energy Standard

    Design Criteria for Underground Insulated Piping Systems

    A Method for Measuring Heat Loss from Underground Heat Distribution Systems

    Foamed-in-Place Polyurethane Foam Insulation System Design and Application for Low-Temperature Storage Tanks

    Prevention of Common Pitfalls Through Engineered Specifications and On-Site Review

    In Situ Measurement of Wall Thermal Performance: Data Interpretation and Apparatus Design Recommendations

    Field Measurement of the Thermal Resistance of Office Buildings

    Air Movements and the Thermal Performance of the Building Envelope

    Design Heat Loss Factors for Basement and Slab Floors

    Thermal Efficiency of Counterflow Insulation Systems: Possible Applications

    Infrared Inspection Techniques for Assessing the Exterior Envelopes of Office Buildings

    Thermographic Inspection of the Installation Quality of Retrofitted Wall Insulation

    Measured Insulation Improvement Potential for Ten U.S. Army Buildings

    Formaldehyde Emissions from Selected Fibrous Glass Insulation Products

    The Thermal Properties of Wood—Data Base

    Heat Transfer Through a Still Air Layer

    A Detailed Verification Procedure for a Guarded Hot Box

    Experiences in Identification of Thermal Bridging and Elimination of the Thermal Short

    Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Masonry Cavity Wall

    Design Considerations on Guarded and Calibrated Hot Box Apparatus

    Effects of Moisture on the Thermal Performance of Spray-Applied Insulation Systems

    Field Study on Moisture Problems in Exterior Walls of a Masonry Housing Development on the Coast of the Gulf of Mexico

    Thermal Resistance of a Wet Mineral Fiber Insulation

    Condensation Potential in Wood-Frame Walls

    Wetting of Polystyrene and Urethane Roof Insulations in the Laboratory and on a Protected Membrane Roof

    Risk of Blistering of Built-Up Roofing Membranes Applied to Polyurethane Foam Insulation

    An Apparatus for Thermal Performance Measurements of Insulated Roof Systems

    Anomalous Behavior of Water Vapor Retarders Applied to Spray-Applied Polyurethane Foam Insulation on Low-Temperature Outdoor Storage Tanks

    Material Degradation of Thermal Insulating Mineral Fibers

    Thickness and Density of Loose-Fill Insulations After Installation in Residential Attics

    Thermal Testing of Reflective Insulations

    Development of Experimental Data on Cellular Plastic Insulations Under Simulated Winter Exposure Conditions

    Effect of Wall Mass on the Annual Heating and Cooling Loads of Single-Family Residences for Five Selected Climates

    A Calorimeter for Determining Heat Transmission Characteristics of Windows

    Thermal Resistances of Various Concrete Masonry Wall Constructions Incorporating Rigid Plastic Foam Insulation

    Performance of a Group of Well-Insulated Solar Houses in the United Kingdom

    Case Histories of Moisture Monitoring in Residential Walls

    A Method to Predict the Hour-by-Hour Humidity Ratio of Attic Air

    Measurement of Air Leakage Properties of Common Residential Insulating Materials

    Historical Development of Large Heat Flow Meter Apparatus for Measurements of Thermal Resistance of Insulations

    Thermal Conductivity of Insulants at High Temperature: Reference Materials and Standards

    Thermal Performance of the Building Envelope as Influenced by Workmanship

    Final Report on ASTM Committee C-8 Thermal Conductivity Ceramic Fiber Round Robin

    Human Protection from Burns by Heated Surfaces—The Problem and Solution

    Building Component Test Development Using Module Simulators

    Thermal Performance of Metal Furred/Foam Board Insulated Wall Systems

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: C16

    DOI: 10.1520/STP922-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4998-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0493-8