Insulation retrofitting : a case history

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20378198
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleBuilding Practice Note; no. 21
ISSN0701-5216
Physical description23 p.
Subjectinsulating (activity); costs; heating (techniques); energy; Fibre
AbstractThe proper installation of adequate amounts of insulation is a major concern of homeowners attempting to reduce heating costs by retrofitting, and of insulation contractors. This note describes the installation of cellulose fibre in the walls and ceiling of a typical balloon frame house in Ottawa. A number of deficiencies in the installation were identified by thermographic inspection. Estimates of the energy savings are provided.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-1601
NPARC number20378198
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Record identifier189534ca-4b16-45a7-b6a6-d23bd32ebf85
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2017-10-19
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