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Insulation - 'k' Values of Materials

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Materialk Value - W/m2 per degree C

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Wood0.130

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Plasterboard0.160

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Plaster0.460

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PVC0.400

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Steel0.500

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Cement render0.530

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Aluminium160.000

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Copper200.000

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Concrete Dry1.800

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Concret Wet2.000

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Brick Dry0.710

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Brick Wet0.960

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Insulation Materials

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Polystyrene0.350

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Polystyrene beads0.040

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Mineral wool batts0.042

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Fibregalss Batts0.036

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Carpet0.055

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Rubber Underlay0.100

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Cork Flooring0.850

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