thermal insulation

Definitions

Construction

  • A material that provides a high resistance to heat flow. Examples are foamed plastics, mineral or glass fibers, cork, and foamed glass. The material is used in the form of blankets, boards, blocks, and poured or granular fill. See also heat insulation.

Real Estate

  • noun the act of insulating an object for the purpose of preventing heat from escaping from it or for preventing cold air from affecting it adversely
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