Transparent insulation materials

Transparent insulation materials (usually abbreviated to TIMs) are a class of product which make use of particular materials to enhance the solar heat gain whilst simultaneously reducing the heat loss by conduction and radiation. The technology has similarities to the passive solar thermal mass wall designs already described, except the gap between glazed outer skin and the surface of the wall which faces into it contains insulation which is transparent rather than just air. The insulation allows transmission of the incoming solar radiation but acts as a barrier to conductive and radiative heat loss, retaining absorbed heat very effectively. Aerogels are a form of translucent insulation material which is located within a glazing sandwich.

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