Light Concrete Blocks

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Calculating Thermal Transmittance
0.13 K·m²/W 0.05 m glasswool 0.04 W/m·K 1.25 K·m²/W 0.10 m concrete blocks 1.13 W/m·K 0.09 K·m²/W - inside surface - 0.13 K·m²/W In this example the total resistance is 1.64 ... the insulation or mortar joints between the bricks and concrete blocks.) It is possible to allow for mortar joints in calculating the thermal transmittance of a wall, as in the following table ... mortar joints allow heat to pass more easily than the light concrete blocks the mortar is said to "bridge" the light concrete blocks ...

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