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Insulation Handbook by Richard Ty.Bynum


Richard Ty.Bynum


Slash construction time and costs while maximizing energy efficiency with this “A-Z” overview of residential installation. Indispensable for builders, architects, and homeowners, this guide will help you plan, implement, troubleshoot, and thoroughly understand any type of insulation application.

Written by two expert authors with hands-on construction and design experience, Insulation Handbook offers help with:

  • Evaluating the pros and cons of today’s most commonly used materials — including loose fill, batts, blankets, spray-on, and boards – as well as cutting-edge technologies still under development
  • Deciding upon the best insulation strategy
  • Codes, standards, and regulations
  • Achieving optimum thermal comfort in any home
  • Understanding innovative insulation systems such as ICFs (insulatied concrete formwork), SIPs (structured insulated panels) and drainable-type EIFs
  • Preventing damages caused by moisture accumulation
  • Solving the problems presented by asbestos and other dangerous materials
  • Obtaining information from manufacturers and suppliers
  • Exploring thermal insulation materials of the past, present, and future –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Book details

  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill (November 9, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071589856
  • ISBN-13: 978-0071589857


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