A flexible insulating material composed of loosely felted fiberglass fibers. Batt insulation is usually one inch thick and 17-36 inches wide. It provides both thermal and acoustical insulation. A long, continuous roll of batt insulation is also called blanket insulation.
Synonyms and Related Terms
blanket insulation; quilt insulation; roll insulation
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
- External source or communication Comment: Examination of samples at Home Depot (May 2002)
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000