Insulation Handbook

Kobo ebook | November 1, 2000

byBynum, Richard

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Plan, implement, and troubleshoot any type of insulation application

Invaluable to anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of thermal insulation, Insulation Handbook, by Richard T. Bynum and Daniel L. Rubino, is a thorough guide to all the important methods, materials, and concepts associated with it, along with sound problem-solving advice. You'll slash construction time and costs while maximizing energy efficiency with this "A-Z" overview of residential installation. The authors, experts with hands-on construction and design experience, provide the rock-solid help you need to:


Evaluate the pros and cons of today's most commonly used materials -- including loose fill, batts, blankets, spray-on, and boards - as well as cutting-edge technologies still under development
Decide upon the best insulation strategy
Work within the framework of codes, standards, and regulations
Achieve optimum thermal comfort in any home
Understand innovative insulation systems such as ICFs (insulated concrete formwork), SIPs (structured insulated panels) and drainable-type EIFs
Prevent damages caused by moisture accumulation
Solve the problems presented by asbestos and other dangerous materials
Obtain information from manufacturers and suppliers
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Plan, implement, and troubleshoot any type of insulation application Invaluable to anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of thermal insulation, Insulation Handbook, by Richard T. Bynum and Daniel L. Rubino, is a thorough guide to all the important methods, materials, and concepts associated with it, along with sound problem-solvi...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:November 1, 2000Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071414614

ISBN - 13:9780071414616

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