cold bridge

cold bridge

Any type of break in a continuous thermal insulation barrier, leaving an opening that “short-circuits” the thermal insulation.
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"We try to do what we can to make it as nice as we can for people, but all the staff understand they could end up standing on a cold bridge at a sudden death or whatever else might come in.
A broken cold bridge and tight double seals guarantee that unwanted drafts and condensation are kept to a minimum - ensuring the comfort and safety of the workplace at all times.
They powered over for six tries at a bitterly cold Bridge Field to go above Cross Keys, Llanelli and Cardiff and into seventh place and within sight of an end-of-season play-off spot with a 42-12 canter.
But in the extreme cold, even timber will act as a cold bridge.
In this way, a cold bridge free erection was guaranteed," explained Thomas Bossuyt, Isocab's sales and marketing manager.
By using two air chambers and creating a draught, the outside air together with the evaporation, leads to a drop in temperature, causing a cold bridge to be created.
By using two air chambers and creating a draught, the outside air, together with the evaporation, leads to a drop in temperature, causing a cold bridge to be created.
This was to prevent the casing and flame temperature falling below the required temperatures and condensation forming which could then drip from the AHUs, cold bridge characteristics of 15[degrees]K were an essential part of the design criteria.
By using two air chambers and creating a draught, the outside air and evaporation lead to a drop in temperature, creating a cold bridge.