Earth improves hygrothermal comfort

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Raw earth does not insulate, but its thermo-physical properties make it a temperature and humidity regulator, which allows it to be used as an insulator.

La terre crue n’isole pas, mais ses propriétés thermophysiques en font une régulatrice de la température et de l’hygrométrie qui lui permettent de… – Dossier

Author: Bâtiment (CTB) Cahiers Technique


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