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Insulation and the Technology Behind It

May 20, 2009

As with many building product sectors, new technologies are continuously developing, and insulation is no exception. In addition to well-established, proven products like fiber glass and rock and slag wool, the industry has experienced the evolution of various types of rigid board insulations, cellulose, and, more recently, foam insulations, including some that claim to be bio-based materials.

Research has spawned the introduction of new insulation technologies, such as nano materials.

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