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    Understanding floor protection requirements for Jotul #8 (circa 1980's)

    TL;DR: What does this mean? 2 layers of 3/8" millboard where K=0.84 BTU IN/FT² H °F required. Does this mean that this k value is required? First of all, I can't find a straight answer for how to convert a k value with these units into an R value. Second, by saying "where required", is it...
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    Wood Stoves and Fireplaces WOOD - K VALUES - WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

    Most people have heard of R-Values, which are used for rating common building materials such as fiberglass insulation and glass. However, many texts which cover stoves and fireplaces use K-Values instead of R-Values. Although the two are somewhat related, there are differences. R-Value: The...