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Lahouioui, M. Fois, R. Ben Arfi, L. Ibos, A. Ghorbal, Experimental Investigation of Palm Fiber Surface Treatment Effect on Thermal, Acoustical, and Mechanical Properties of a New Bio-Composite, Euro-Mediterranean Conference for Environmental Integration, EMCEI 2017: Recent Advances in Environmental Science from the Euro-Mediterranean and Surrounding Regions pp 1577-1579


This work presented an experimental investigation on the use of a bio-composite as an insulating material in building. During the past few years, many projects have tried to create new composites with a high insulating properties, essentially thermal, which plays an important role in buildings energy efficiency (Chikhi et al. in Energy Build 66:267–273, 2013).