Understanding Stone Wool Insulation in Interior and Exterior Commercial Building Applications

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the thermal properties and energy efficiency benefits of stone wool versus foam plastic insulation materials in roofing and wall applications.
  2. Identify the differences between stone wool and glass fiber from an acoustic perspective and how this can affect occupant comfort.
  3. Discuss features and benefits of stone wool in the context of building science and fire safety.
  4. Summarize the environmental and sustainable aspects of stone wool and LEED® credits available.

Understanding Stone Wool Insulation in Interior and Exterior Commercial Building Applications

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A description of how stone wool is manufactured, a comparison to other types of insulation, its features, benefits and applications including some insight into building science, acoustics and fire protection.

Credits: 1 AIA HSW + 1 USGBC/GBCI + 1 AIBC Core LU + 1 AAA Structured LU

Length: 1h

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Product Description

This course identifies what stone wool insulation is and how it is produced. Show some commercial applications, and present all the key benefits of this insulating material when used in the field versus some of the other insulating materials traditionally used in the North American market today.

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