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Improving thermal efficiency in lightweight construction: subfloor insulation


Dewsbury, M, Improving thermal efficiency in lightweight construction: subfloor insulation, Forest and Wood Products Australia, Melbourne, Australia, PNA289-1213 (2015) [Contract Report]

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This research task was established to obtain new data to inform the challenges facing the construction of thermally efficient, light-weight, timber framed, small-scale buildings. This report focuses on the installation practices and measured thermal performance of reflective and bulk subfloor insulation systems for timber platform floored construction.

Item Details

Item Type:Contract Report
Keywords:empirical validation, subfloor insulation, reflective insulation, bulk insulation
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Architecture
Research Field:Architectural science and technology
Objective Division:Energy
Objective Group:Energy efficiency
Objective Field:Residential energy efficiency
UTAS Author:Dewsbury, M (Dr Mark Dewsbury)
ID Code:107058
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Architecture
Deposited On:2016-03-03
Last Modified:2017-11-13

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