HVAC Insulation
4 Benefits of a Coated Airstream Surface
Apr. 08, 2020
by Kim Melton & Brennan Hall
HVAC Insulation
Apr. 08, 2020
ASHRAE
Guidance for Building Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Building operators can implement a variety of practice to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
HVAC Insulation
Apr. 08, 2020
Devyn Barrie
Strategies for Reducing Microbial Contamination in HVAC Systems
Now more than ever, it is important for HVAC designers and operators to ensure HVAC systems are minimizing the risk of contaminating the airstream.
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Apr. 08, 2020
Dodge Research
Construction Industry Coronavirus (COVID-19) News
Dodge Research is closely following the impact of COVID-19 on the building industry, and posting detailed articles to help you stay in the know.
Duct liner.
HVAC Insulation
Mar. 18, 2020
Brennan Hall
The True Impact of Duct Liner Density
Duct liner density – is it the characteristic that will make or break your insulation system’s performance?
Open duct work.
HVAC Insulation
Mar. 18, 2020
David Richardson
Ducts in a Conditioned Space: To Insulate or Not?
Is it possible there are negative effects caused by uninsulated ducts in conditioned spaces we may have overlooked for decades?
HVAC Insulation
Mar. 18, 2020
Gayle Davis
HVAC Codes and Standards: Cooling and Energy Efficiency
There are many factors that go into designing HVAC systems for optimal performance. One major factor is being up to date on the latest codes and standards.
Megaphone sign crossed out.
HVAC Insulation
Mar. 18, 2020
Bradley N. Rohloff, Harley Ellis Devereaux
Solving Noise, Vibration Problems in HVAC Systems
Effectively mitigating unwanted sound and vibrations starts before you install your HVAC system.
"Industry Trends" over a cross section of a pipe.
HVAC Insulation
Feb. 20, 2020
ServiceTitan
10 HVAC Industry Trends Expected to Heat Up in 2020
Black Duct wrap installed.
HVAC Insulation
Feb. 20, 2020
Brennan Hall and Kim Melton
Using Duct Insulation as a Design Element
"In with the new" over old piping photo.
HVAC Insulation
Feb. 20, 2020
Sarah Kloepple
How the HVAC Field is Changing
Black Duct Wrap and Matching Tape
HVAC Insulation
Feb. 20, 2020
JM Editors
Interview with Mack Peterson of Miller Insulation: Installing Microlite® Black Duct Wrap
Our new Black Duct Wrap is perfect for aesthetic applications. We Interviewed Mack Peterson of Miller insulation, to learn more about his experience installing Microlite® Bla...
Water Droplets
HVAC Insulation
Nov. 20, 2019
JM Editors
Installing Insulation in Adverse Weather Conditions: An Interview with Ed Anderson of X-Cell Insulation
High heat and humidity and antiquated building designs required X-Cell insulation to develop new best practices to achieve a successful insulation installation.
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Oct. 29, 2019
Karen Kroll
Ceilings Are Crucial Elements in The Design and Acoustics of Commercial Spaces
Ceilings have become crucial elements in the design and acoustics of many commercial spaces. If you haven’t looked up lately, you may want to take a gander. The unrelenting, ...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Oct. 29, 2019
Karen Kroll
Open Plenums Gain Popularity, but be Careful
While open plenum spaces have gained popularity, they’re not a panacea, nor can they be used everywhere. For instance, they can’t be used in many healthcare settings, Barnes ...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Oct. 09, 2019
JM Editors
Top 10 Questions from Insulation Systems as a Design Element Webinar
We recently hosted our live webinar, “Insulation Systems as a Design Element,” where we received a variety of excellent questions. Below, you’ll find the answers to the top 1...
HVAC Insulation
Sep. 25, 2019
Kim Melton
What’s the Risk of Painting HVAC Insulation Materials?
Traditionally, building design has “hidden” the building components (pipes, ducts, and insulation) behind walls and ceiling panels. As a result, historically, HVAC insulation...
HVAC Insulation
Sep. 25, 2019
Bob Reid
How to Handle Exposed Ductwork Projects
I recently had a son graduate from college. To celebrate, my wife and I took a group out to a week-old new restaurant.My wife groaned as I took out my cellphone and started t...
HVAC Insulation
Sep. 25, 2019
Gordon H. Hart
Fire Safety and Thermal Insulation: Sorting Out the Details
A number of different codes and standards for thermal insulation are related to fire safety—ASTM E84, ASTM E136, ASTM E119, and UL 1790, as well as regulations about fire pen...
HVAC Insulation
Sep. 25, 2019
Mary Cook
It’s Time for A New Take on Commercial Interior Design Trends
Identifying business trends is important in every field
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