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ENERGY SERIES: What about Insulation?

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2901-9006 (BSE-293NP)

Authors as Published

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


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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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Publication Date

April 14, 2020