Which is a better insulator: wood or styrofoam?

Answer On One Hand: Wood's LooksWood is a beautiful building material, and when properly used, it can be a very long-lasting home building product. It gives a home a custom look and can add a great deal o... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Which is a better insulator: wood or styrofoam

Is styrofoam a good insulator?

Berry Shell at states that Styrofoam is a good insulator because it does not conduct heat very well (a low coefficient of heat transfer) and has numerous air bubbles trapped in minuscule... Read More »

Is styrofoam a good sound insulator?

The Dow Chemical Co. invented Styrofoam for use as insulation in buildings and as material for crafts. It is not a good sound insulator, and is thus only good as a thermal insulator.Source:Noise-Bu... Read More »

Can you use wood glue on styrofoam?

No. The best glue for a styrofoam to styrofoam bond is Weldbond, a PVA adhesive. To glue styrofoam to wood, you can also try Gorilla Glue or Hot Glue. There are also a few super glues on the market... Read More »

How Is Air an Insulator?

Air is a collection of gases, and it is not a good conductor or radiator. Air is excellent at convection, but the amount of heat that can be transferred is minimal because the low mass of the subst... Read More »