Last edited 06 Jul 2021


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The word ‘insulate’ means to protect something by interposing a material between it and other elements that prevents transmission between them. The word ‘insulation’ refers to the material that is interposed.

Insulation may be used in the construction industry for a number of different purposes:

There are a number of articles on Designing Buildings Wiki about insulation:

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