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Heat Insulation

Heat insulation helps restrict or slow down the flow of heat / heat transfer. Heat insulation is vital to our comfort, in fact the very survival of humans and animals depends upon it. Heat insulation also prevents damage to various articles by freezing or high temperatures. Heat insulating materials include mineral wool, fiberglass, asbestos, wood, concrete, vegetable fiber and polystyrene among others. Also, buildings can be insulated, like the straw of thatched roofs, and clay houses provide good insulation. Heat insulation is dependent on temperature, ambient conditions, mechanical strength requirements, and economics