Revise GCSE Physics


Question:How can air be trapped to make use of its good insulation properties when preventing convection?

If a space is filled with a material that contains a lot of air, like bubbles in foam, or in the spaces between fibers such as fiberglass, then the material will be a very good insulator.

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This diagram shows how much heat is lost by various means from a house.

NB. The exact numbers are different for every house!