Maximizing System Energy Efficiency with Proper Insulation

Properly designed insulation and refractories for industrial systems can mean big energy and cost savings for manufacturing companies both large and small.

Dr. Arvind Thekdi, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Expert, regularly conducts Save Energy Now energy assessments and is proficient in helping companies realize energy savings through effective insulation practices. In this article, Dr. Thekdi answers questions about calculating heat loss, choosing the appropriate types of insulation materials, and methods for maximizing system efficiency.