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Super insulated houses, a survey of principles and practice.

William A. Shurcliff

Super insulated houses, a survey of principles and practice.

by William A. Shurcliff

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Published by Brick House Publishing Company .
Written in English


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StatementShurcliff, William A.
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17588404M

  He is the author of Building Pathology: Principles and Practice (Blackwell Publishing, , ), co-author of Measurement and Recording of Historic Buildings (Donhead Publishing, , ), and was Editor of the Journal of 5/5(3). In earliest use, fiberboard sheathing material was sold as a means of insulating the home at little additional cost since it was used to replace the horizontal or diagonal tongue-and-groove board sheathing that was in wide practice up to the 's or 50's. But despite early claims (later dropped) that wood fiber sheathing was a structural.

  The original concept of creating a super-insulated house began in the US in the ’s. German engineers, fascinated with the concept, took the idea home to Germany and developed their own variant, called Passivhaus,, in the ’s. The updated idea returned to the US in the early ’s, and is becoming increasingly popular. Buy Principles of Measurement (International) for Works of Construction by RICS (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Format: Paperback.

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