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Insulation
Course 38

About the course

This lesson gives detailed information about all types of insulation, how it works and is properly installed. The lesson starts with batt insulation with installation and a discussion of kraft and foil facing. Blown-in insulation is next including adhesive types. Injection systems follow with both foam and blown-in-blanket styles addressed. Poured-in-place insulation is reviewed. A more detailed discussion of the materials used in insulation is next along with how they act in the event of a fire. A common problem with can-style light fixtures is shown as is the correct method of installation. Board insulation and its installation are next. The lesson concludes with a discussion of R value.

Course 38: Insulation

  • Chapter 1: Insulation 10:33 (29.4 MB)

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