Use of vacuum insulation panel in building envelope construction : advantages and challenges

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Conference13th Canadian Conference on Building Science and Technology: 10 May 2011, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Pages110; # of pages: 10
SubjectHigh performance, thermal insulation, vacuum insulation panel (VIP), building envelope; Hygrothermal properties; Insulation
AbstractThis paper will outline the construction and basic physics of vacuum insulation technology, andeconomic and technical challenges which are keeping VIP away from the building envelopeconstruction industry. At the same time, ongoing activities in Canada and around the world to bringVIP much closer to building construction industry will also be highlighted.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number53942
NPARC number20374340
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