A description of the type of insulation and how it is applied.
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure||Source|
|Batt||Insulation that is made of material that is spun into a flexible cohesive block or "batt". There are many types of batt insulation, such as fiberglass, natural materials (cellulose or cotton fiber), plastic fibers, and mineral (or rock) wool.||N/A||DOE|
|Insulated||Insulation is installed||N/A||LBNL|
|Insulation jacket||A water heater jacket, or blanket, is made of insulation contained in sheet plastic so that it can be attached to the water heater.||n/a|
|Loose fill||Insulation that is made of material that is not cohesive. Examples are cellulose, fiberglass and mineral (or rock) wool. It can be blown into place||n/a||DOE|
|Moveable insulation||Insulation is moveable||N/A|
|Not insulated||Insulation is not installed||N/A||LBNL|
|Rigid||Insulation that is made of a solid, rigid material. Examples include foam (polystyrene, polyisocyanurate, polyurethane) as well as fibers (fiberglass and mineral wool) that can withstand high temperatures.||N/A||DOE|
|Spray-on||Insulation that can is semi-liquid and can be sprayed into place. Examples include different types of plastics, such as polyisocyanurate and polyurethane, as well as cementitious materials.||N/A||DOE|
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