TeachMeFinance.com - explain Insulation
Insulation The term 'Insulation' as it applies to the area of energy can be defined as ' Any material or substance that provides a high resistance to the flow of heat from one surface to another. The different types include blanket or batt, foam, or loose fill, which areused to reduce heat transfer by conduction. Dead air space is an insulating medium in storm windows and storms as it reduces passage of heat through conduction and convection. Reflective materials are used to reduce heat transfer by radiation'.
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