Insulation Handbook

(s): Richard T. Bynum and Daniel L. Rubino
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Year: 2000
No of Pages: 512 pages
Edition: 1st edition
Size: 7.8 MB
File Format: PDF
Book Description:
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 in hands-on construction and design experience,

  • 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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