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in·su·late

(in'sŭ-lāt),
To prevent the passage of electric or radiant energy by the interposition of a nonconducting substance.
[L. insulatus, made like an island]
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However, with the right measures put in place, householders could be making their home as warm and comfortable as possible and reduce fuel bills by insulating their homes from the cold.
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These include a new product called Isothane, an expanding material which effectively fills walls previously unsuitable, through to modern external insulation which involves not only insulating a house, but also improving the external appearance.
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