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batt

 (băt)
n.
1. Pieces of fabric used for stuffing; batting.
2.
a. Insulation, usually made of fiberglass, that is used chiefly to prevent heat loss and is manufactured in sheets or rolls.
b. A roll or section of such insulation.

[Variant of bat, cotton or wool fiber wadded into rolls or sheets.]

batt

(bæt)
n
1. (Textiles) textiles another word for batting1
2. Austral and NZ a slab-shaped piece of insulating material used in building houses

batt

or bat

(bæt)

n.
a sheet of matted cotton, wool, or synthetic fibers.
[1830–40; appar. identical with bat1]

batt.

1. battalion.
2. battery.
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exterior underground service feeds, meters & vaults), batt insulation (interior walls).
The new training facility will feature steel-frame construction with exterior steel standing seam roofing and a corrugated metal wall panel system with fiberglass batt insulation.
Q: I just installed foil-faced fiberglass batt insulation on the attic floor.
fiberglass batt insulation method, but also brings a cost savings of ~35% when compared to 9 cm (3.
Typical building walls are a sandwich of two gypsum boards on either side of a batt insulation (see Figure 2), supported by vertical C channel steel beams (studs), and horizontally with top and bottom plates.
The flow path resistance in Figure 13 can be increased significantly if the fluffy stuff is batt insulation that is faced on one side, such as kraft-faced batt insulation.
Due to the downward momentum of the housing market, gypsum board continues its decline, while batt insulation, which had fallen 1 to 2 percent in 2009, may turn upward this year.
Then, to really seal the attic access up tight," says Olson, "lay fiberglass batt insulation on the inside of the hatch or door and wrap it up tight like a Christmas present" (Photo 3).
6 For separating walls that need sound-proofing or insulation, install semi-rigid batt insulation.
The current owner helped set the area standard for the use of blown cellulose insulation over traditional batt insulation in custom home building in the area.
Green insulation: Eco-friendly materials and techniques, like non-fiberglass batt insulation or brand-name spray foam Icynene, increase energy efficiency and mold resistance with fewer harmful emissions.
Insulating with loose-fill fiberglass and cellulose or fiberglass batt insulation is relatively inexpensive and will most likely pay for itself in two to eight years, depending on the situation.