Energy Efficiency in the Home

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Energy Efficiency in the Home
1 Types of Heat Transfer
1.1 Cavity Wall Insulation
1.1.1 Foam squirted into the gap between the bricks
1.1.1.1 Reduces convection and radiation across the gap
1.1.1.1.1 Pockets of air in the foam reduce heat transfer by conduction
1.2 Loft Insulation
1.2.1 A thick layer of fibreglass wool laid out across the whole loft floor
1.2.1.1 Reduces conduction and radiation into the roof space from the ceiling
1.3 Draught Proofing
1.3.1 Strips of foam and plastic around doors and windows to stop draughts of cold air blowing in
1.3.1.1 Reduce heat loss due to convection

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