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Materials for Energy Efficiency and Thermal Comfort in Buildings by M Hall

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11

Thermal insulation material for building equipment

M. Zeitler,     FIW München, Germany

Abstract:

This chapter discusses the characteristics of insulating materials and their usefulness as insulations for building equipment. The chapter first describes the bases of the heat transfer in insulating materials. Then the difference between the nominal values and the calculation values is discussed. All relevant standards for the characteristics and classifications for the insulating materials are pointed out.

Key words

thermal conductivity of insulation materials

insulation system

fire behaviour

water vapour diffusion

attestation of conformity

11.1 Introduction

Insulation materials need to have properties suitable for their application ...

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