Accession Number : AD0673489

Title :   THERMAL INSULATION FROM WOOD FOR BUILDINGS: EFFECTS OF MOISTURE AND ITS CONTROL.

Descriptive Note : Forest Service research paper,

Corporate Author : FOREST PRODUCTS LAB MADISON WIS

Personal Author(s) : Lewis,Wayne C.

Report Date : JUL 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : Kinds of thermal insulation from wood are described, their design values are given, and the requirements for proper design are discussed. Methods are presented for estimating heat flow, fuel savings, and temperatures. Effects of moisture as influenced by insulation and cold weather are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WOOD, THERMAL INSULATION), BUILDINGS, CONSTRUCTION, COSTS, MATERIALS, HEAT TRANSFER, MOISTURE, TEMPERATURE, PERMEABILITY, WATER VAPOR, VAPOR PRESSURE, VENTILATION, CONDENSATION, WALLS, HUMIDITY

Subject Categories : Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE