Domestic cold pitched roofs in the UK: - effect of using different roof insulation materials

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Essah, Emmanuel;
(2012)
  • Publisher: VEETECH Ltd; Allen Press

The type and thickness of insulation on the topside horizontal of cold pitched roofs has a significant role in\ud controlling air movement, energy conservation and moisture transfer reduction through the ceiling to the loft\ud (roof void) space. To investigate its impor... View more
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