Bleached-white nanowood material promises exceptional insulating properties

University of Maryland engineers have created a new insulating material capable of blocking at least ten degrees more heat than styrofoam or silica aerogel. It's also 30 times stronger than styrofoam, and appears to be much more environmentally friendly... Continue Reading Bleached-white nanowood material promises exceptional insulating properties Category: Materials Tags: Insulation University of Maryland Wood Related Articles: Ceramic sponges can take the pressure – and the heat Thermo Tent promises a more comfortable camping experience Aerogel-filled bricks are great at insulating, but not on the cheap Straw homes claimed to cut fuel bills by 90 percent Orange tree waste turned into high-performance acoustic insulation Wool I never: Scottish farmhous

Bleached-white nanowood material promises exceptional insulating properties

University of Maryland engineers have created a new insulating material capable of blocking at least ten degrees more heat than styrofoam or silica aerogel. It's also 30 times stronger ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Gizmag

‘Nanowood’ makes a super thermal insulator

New material is also lightweight and strong, and could help make buildings more energy efficient.

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Nanotechweb

This is 'nanowood,' an invention that could reduce humanity's carbon footprint

Scientists have designed a heat-insulating material made from wood that is both light and strong and made entirely from tiny, stripped-down wood fibers.

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Phys.org

‘Nanowood’ Is An Environmentally-Friendly Alternative To Styrofoam

Image credit – Hua Xie / University of MarylandDespite the fact that it is well-known that styrofoam will take centuries before it eventually breaks down and decomposes, many still use ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Ubergizmo

Researchers turned wood into a better insulator than Styrofoam

The research lab behind the creation of see-through wood has developed a new type of material that could be used as a cheaper, stronger and more environmentally friendly insulator. ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Engadget

New Material Made From Wood Is Biodegradable Super Insulation

Researchers at the University of Maryland have created a new class of insulation material made from wood. Called nanowood, it is cheaper and stronger than other insulation materials, plus it ...

Wed 14 Mar 18 from CleanTechnica

New nanowood insulation is more environmentally friendly than Styrofoam

Scientists have created a new insulating material from wood that bests Styrofoam: it's "stronger and much more environmentally friendly," according to the University of Maryland (UMD). Their ...

Wed 14 Mar 18 from Inhabitat

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