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Learning unitsInsulation Materials - Product groups Foto © CC BY-SA 3.0 Quelle: Florian Gerlach (Nawaro) - Own work


This learning unit presents the most important groups of insulation materials: for each insulation material, information is provided about raw materials, production, common areas of application, health aspects and disposal. Special attention is given to installing and practical tips.


On completing this unit students are able to …

  • Name the most relevant groups of insulation materials
  • Name areas of application for individual insulation materials
  • Select appropriate insulation materials for different areas (wall, roof etc.)
  • Explain the most important rules for processing of insulation materials