How does humidity or wetness affect a materials ability to insulate?
it affects the ability to insulate
A glass of ice water in a room with high humidity drips beads of moisture down its sides. Moisture is wetness caused by water; it usually can be seen and felt on an object. Humidity is wetness in the atmosphere caused by evaporated water; it cannot usually be seen or felt except when it condenses as droplets on an object that is cooler than the surrounding air. One side of a window may have beads…
A few synonyms for humidity are: clamminess, dampness, dankness, dew, dewiness, evaporation, fogginess, heaviness, humectation, humidness, moistness, moisture, mugginess, oppressiveness, sogginess, steam, steaminess, stickiness, sultriness, sweatiness, swelter, thickness, vaporization, wet, and wetness.