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 Title & Authors
Experimental Research on the Temperature and Humidity Control Performance of Cellulose
Park, Kyoung-Su; Yeom, Dongwoo; Lee, Kyu-In;
 
 Abstract
The purpose of this study is to verify the effect of cellulose insulation on the indoor temperature and humidity. To do so, two full scale mock-ups were constructed which insulated with cellulose and mineral wool, and monitoring data from winter to spring were compared and analyzed. The results showed that temperature variation of both mock-ups appeared stable compared to the outside, and cellulose showed relatively high temperature compared to the mineral wool mock-up due to the good heat storage capacity. In addition, both mock-ups showed stable humidity variation compared to the outdoor, however, humidity of cellulose mock-up stayed in the comfort zone while mineral wool showed higher humidity than comfort level. Therefore, it was proved that cellulose was effective for controlling indoor humidity environment.
 Keywords
Cellulose;Mineral Wool;Natural Insulation;Monitoring Experiment;Performance Verification;
 Language
Korean
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