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Title: Insulating raised Floors in Hot, Humid Climates

Source: LSU AgCenter Pub. 3187. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. 2011

Author(s)Glass, Samuel V.; Carll, Charles G.; Reichel, Claudette Hanks; Shupe, Todd F.; Wu, Qinglin; Curole, Jay P.; Voitier, Matthew D.

Publication Year: 2011  View PDF »

Category: Not Classified
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4723-1

Abstract: This document summarizes key information based on a cooperative research project conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Products Laboratory and the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. The study was supported by the Forest Products Laboratory, APA-The Engineered Wood Association and the Southern Pine Council. This summary is intended for homeowners, builders, architects, insulation contractors, home inspectors, building officials and consultants. The study itself (Glass and others, 2010) and additional references for further reading are given at the end of this summary.

Keywords: Wooden buildings; testing; moisture; temperature; dampness in buildings; wooden floors; wooden-frame buildings; wood moisture; thermal properties; thermal conductivity; heat conduction; floors; heat transmission; insulation; humidity control; buildings; environmental engineering; building materials; environmental aspects; moisture control; raised floors

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 799 kb(s)

Date posted: 07/12/2011
RITS Product ID: 39218
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Glass, Samuel V.
Research Physical Scientist

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