Accession Number DE97003822
Title Impact of the temperature dependency of fiberglass insulation R-value on cooling energy use in buildings.
Publication Date Aug 1996
Media Count 14p
Personal Author R. Levinson H. Akbari L. Gartland
Abstract Building energy models usually employ a constant, room-temperature-measured value for the thermal resistance of fiberglass roof insulation. In summer, however, the mean temperature of roof insulation can rise significantly above room temperature, lowering ...
Keywords Building Materials
Energy Consumption
Temperature Dependence
Thermal Conductivity
Thermal Insulation

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 97B - Energy Use, Supply, & Demand
89G - Construction Materials, Components, & Equipment
Corporate Author Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA.
Document Type Conference proceedings
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 9717
Contract Number AC03-76SF00098

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