What are the benefits of ceramic insulation?
Ceramic insulation provides an even temperature throughout the window. The bead-set frames are made of extruded aluminum with caulking between for thermal efficiency, preventing warm or cool air from collecting on one side or the other of the frame.
Importantly, this type of insulation is safe environmentally by containing no lead or heavy metals in their products. And lastly, aesthetically they have a wide range of color options so you ability to match your house style without compromising comfort levels in any way!
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How does ceramic insulation work?
To keep houses warm, houses built before the 1950s used expensive (but less energy-intensive) methods like fireplaces and wood stoves. However, to avoid these negative effects of burning fuel indoors, builders created a system called "straw bales and coats" which is still used today in places like Sweden and Iceland.
The straw is positioned vertically and packed tightly against the chest to trap moisture from breathing as well as any humid air from being expelled from your mouth. The coat goes overtop to provide insulation from the cold outside world as well as give you a feeling of safety because it covers your head so that you don't have that claustrophobic feeling when spending too much time inside a building with no windows.
The ceramic insulation that is used in today's houses consists of ceramic fibers, some materials that are "dense" (meaning they have high mass per volume), and sometimes graphite. The ceramic fiber acts like the straw in the previous analogy except for ceramic insulation is very fine so not to interfere with your range of motion while also being easy to work with.
Graphite is mostly used when dealing with extreme temperatures across a wide range because its coefficient of thermal expansion matches up best with ceramic insulation which means it won't contract or expand too much over hot or cold. This makes it more useful inside places like kilns where extremely hot temperatures are normal whereas ceramic itself wouldn't be able to handle this temperature change without breaking but ceramic with graphite fiber is able to handle the heat because of its ability to contract and expand at a similar rate as ceramic insulation.
This ends the introduction. Overall, ceramic insulation is used in houses that are either new or old but need upgrades to stay warm without spending too much on heating bills. It requires very little maintenance except for some people choose not to use it because of concerns over potential cancer-causing agents which are present during production according to some studies although this claim has been refuted by numerous independent studies conducted by different agencies. To learn more about ceramic insulation, check out the links below!
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