Batt insulation

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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

Resources and Citations

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Comment: Examination of samples at Home Depot (May 2002)