Insulation Application

A description of the type of insulation and how it is applied.

Data Type: 
Constrained List
Unit of Measure: 
Commercial, Residential, Multifamily
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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