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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE