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The thickness of the pipe will effect the loss rate.
Best thing to do is buy thermal isulating foam, normally comes in tubes will a slit down one side so it can be slid over the pipe easily. Also depending on the the fluid inside the conduit ( pipe ) and diameter, ambient temp, and location, you may be able to use a product such as heat trace. It is an electrical wrap that uses voltage and amperage to create heat to shield from the outer elements...
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