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Big Agnes Q Core SL Rectangle Pad 20 x 72

I have the Klymit XL, the Thermarest Prolite, a cheap Wenzel foam pad, and a Thermarest folding pad.

Recently, I purchased the big Agnes Q Core SL, and had a chance to try it out. 632 more words

Backpacking

What are the pros and cons of Porotherm Thermo Bricks? How much difference in temperature does it result in?

Answer by Rakshita Nagayach:

The advantages of Porotherm Thermo bricks are plenty and are as follows:

  • These bricks have a very small value of rate of heat loss (generally called as U-value), nearly 0.6 W/m²K whereas that  for a solid clay brick and  a solid concrete block is  1.8 W/m²K and 2.0 W/m²K respectively.
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Masonry

Building Energy Efficient Walls with Insulspan SIPs

Written by Aaron Hinde

Why is the insulation of your walls so important? Well for starters, 40% of the world’s energy consumption is in buildings. That energy converts to dollars. 465 more words

Structural Insulated Panel