ID

2901-9006 (BSE-120NP)

Authors as Published

Robert "Bobby" Grisso, Extension Engineer, Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech; Martha A. Walker, Community Viability Specialist, Central District; and John Ignosh, Area Specialist, Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech

Cover, ENERGY SERIES: What about Insulation?

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Insulation is rated in terms of thermal resistance, called R-value, which indicates the resistance to heat flow. Although insulation can slow heat flow—conduction, convection and radiation—its greatest impact is on conduction.


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

June 10, 2014