As of a result of the changes in code made to Section J of NCC 2019, understanding Total R-values has become extremely important. Find out why?
In this course we take a look at the very fundamental purpose of building insulation and its importance for the built environment as well as the future of sustainability for the planet. The many advantages of using insulation and the disadvantages of not using it in buildings may surprise you.
By the end of this course you will:
- Understand the basic purpose of insulation
- Understand how adding insulation into a building design affects building performance and comfort for occupants
- Understand the importance of insulation for sustainable buildings
- Understand the major disadvantages of un-insulated buildings for building performance, the occupants and the environment