Perlite “volcanic popcorn” set to reduce insulation costs by at least 30%

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Monday, 27 July 2015

Research at London’s Brunel University has indicated that using perlite as a “volcanic popcorn” insulation material could reduce building insulation costs by 30%.

Vacuum insulation panels made with a core of perlite have been projected to reduce building insulation costs by 30% based on research conducted by a team at Brunel University in London, UK....

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