superinsulated


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superinsulated

(ˌsuːpərˈɪnsjʊˌleɪtɪd)
adj
highly insulated
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The energyefficient, superinsulated building also has roof solar panels and an air-source heat pump, and the additions have used 100-year-old Australian eucalyptus wood which was imported for use as railway sleepers.
The premanufactured shell of this building was superinsulated by spraying Insulation onto the walls and ceilings, which had an existing R-value of 20.
7 in) to satisfy the government's regulations for European Passive House level; for this reason, superinsulated EIFSs are needed to reduce the insulation thickness.
He said the Government should be pumping money into building superinsulated homes - something which would also create jobs and provide a boost in tough economic times.
Comparison of operative temperature to air temperature thermostats in a superinsulated residence with some passive solar heating.
The superinsulated envelope of the house allows radiant communication among the walls, ceiling and floor to keep the interior relatively isothermal.
These impressive energy savings come from a superinsulated shell and high-performance windows, together with optimum passive solar design and natural ventilation.
The houses are built using an engineered timber frame with brick, stone, natural wood and render facings around superinsulated panel timber frames.
These high-tech buildings will supply all the services and comforts of a traditional commercial or residential complex but require less than half the electricity because of their green design features: superinsulated walls and windows; highly efficient appliances and lighting, heating and cooling systems; and a motion-sensing laser system that will automatically switch off lights and equipment when not in use.
Now that you have designed your superinsulated, vapor-barrier enveloped home, you have to think about getting fresh air into it.
Whether you're converting a house to passive solar heating, or adding superinsulated windows, photovoltaic panels or a straw bale bedroom, eco-improvements are becoming welcome additions to many dwellings because they save money in the long run, ease residents off electricity grids and promote sustainable construction.