Metal Building Construction Specs
The assembly used to test the thermal resistance of TempShield® insulation as it would be installed in new metal building construction consisted of a corrugated metal exterior, 1/2" extruded polystyrene thermal breaks 5' on center, TempShield® insulation, and 8" Z purlins commonly used in metal buildings.
|Thermal Values||Heat Flow
Exposed to Interior
All Thermal Values are corrected for frame loss.
* Includes thermal resistance of 1.32 UP and 4.55 DOWN for interior air film.
Thermal assembly tested for thermal resistance of TempShield® insulation in the walls of metal buildings consisted of corrugated metal exterior, 1/2" extruded polystyrene thermal breaks, TempShield® insulation, 8" Z girts, and 1/2" wafer board to represent an interior finished wall.
|Thermal Values||Heat Flow Horz.||U Value Horiz.|
|TempShield® w/Wafer Board||5.45||.183|
|TempShield® w/Metal Interior||4.77||.210|
|TempShield® Exposed to Interior||4.50*||.222*|
* Includes thermal resistance of 1.70 for interior air film.