Where’s the Best Place to Put a Radiator in a Room? Part 4: Premature Simulation

One thing the Mechanical Analysis Division is not guilty of is vendor hubris. Despite the…

How much do ‘U-Value’ good thermal insulation? Part VII – “Ooo, shut that door”

Larry Grayson’s famous high camp catchphrase would be well heeded by those wanting to ensure good…

How much do ‘U-Value’ good thermal insulation? Part VI – revenge of the radiative heat flux

Conduction, the transfer of heat through a solid object. Convection, the transfer of heat in…

How much do ‘U-Value’ good thermal insulation? Part V

Why is it that when you increase a cavity air gap size beyond ~30mm is…

How much do ‘U-Value’ good thermal insulation? Part IV

100mm block, 50mm insulation, 50mm cavity air gap then 100mm block make up an external…

How much do ‘U-Value’ good thermal insulation? Part II

It might well be that a single U-value is quoted, in reality though that single…

How much do ‘U-Value’ good thermal insulation? Part I

I never trust a quoted value without having at least a little understanding as to…