When I read books about energy conservation, I often come across the term "thermal bridge
." From the context, I assume that it is not good.
Using HIPs to Improve Heat Preservation and Solve the Thermal Bridge
Thanks to its two-wall design, the cup can easily be grabbed, coffee keeps its heat longer since the outer layer extends the thermal bridge
, and the cup can be easily held since heat does not reach the outer layer.
With newer wall systems, thermal bridges
are collectors of energy, so depending on the wall and how many you have, they could have a significant effect on the amount of energy needed to heat or cool the building because energy is conducted across the thermal bridge
It is just that the wood bump out is a thermal bridge
. What is the point of continuous insulation if we run a thermal bridge
through it at every punched opening?
A thermal bridge
is a highly conductive material that bypasses the building's insulation layer; if not addressed during DER, the thermal bridge
will significantly reduce the reduction in overall energy use expected from building envelope insulation and installation of high-performance windows.
A thermal bridge
is an area localized on the building envelope where the heat flows is different (usually increased) in comparison with adjacent areas (if there is a difference in temperature between the inside and the outside).
Another weakness of VIPs is that aluminum casing with high thermal conductivity could cause a thermal bridge
at the butt joints between panels.
This metal acts as a huge thermal bridge
from the exterior to the interior of the building.
We can notice that the maximum temperature peaks are near the windows, clearly indicating the presence of thermal bridge
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