What is insulation?

  • (noun): The act of protecting something by surrounding it with material that reduces or prevents the transmission of sound or heat or electricity.
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Shoe And Allied Trade Research Association - History
... The boots were designed to provide a high level of thermal insulation for use in high altitude and saw a combination of inner vapour barrier, mesh insoles and an ... The boot lasting technique helped prevent compression of the vital insulation material and microcellular resin soles further improved insulation and decreased weight ...
Super-insulation Systems
... Super-insulation systems can refer to Superinsulation, for houses Multi-layer insulation, for spacecraft ...
Spray Foams (insulation) - Environmental Properties
... Insulation of all types stop a good deal of energy loss ... Insulation can also save energy in hot climates by reducing airconditioning use ... Spray foam insulation levels vary, with some providing up to an R-value of 6.7 per inch ...
Spray Foams (insulation) - Benefits
... Spray foam insulation saves on energy costs and lowers utility bills ... Buildings treated with spray foam insulation typically insulate as much as 50% better than traditional insulation products ... Insulation that is sprayed in buildings protects against moisture, which provides the benefit of reducing the chance of harmful mold and mildew ...
... Insulation means Building insulation, added to buildings for comfort and energy efficiency Soundproofing, also known as acoustic insulation, any means of reducing the intensity of sound Thermal insulation, materials ...

More definitions of "insulation":

  • (noun): The state of being isolated or detached.
    Example: "The insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"
    Synonyms: insularity, insularism, detachment