HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jul. 11, 2018
Kim Melton
R-12: The New Duct Insulation Standard
As we see a cultural shift toward more energy-efficient and sustainable living, building compliance codes like the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are being ado...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jul. 11, 2018
International Code Council
Key Changes to the 2015 International Codes - IECC
The International Code Council has put together a series of short videos to help you get a full view of the changes they’ve made to the 2015 IECC. Click here to see the compl...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jul. 11, 2018
Michael C. Rosone
HVAC System Design: 6 Strategies for Modern Office Spaces
Corporate office space is undergoing a rapid transformation. Traditionally, these spaces included a ring of private offices around the perimeter of the space, with cubical fa...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jul. 11, 2018
Enviroair
4 Common Mistakes to Avoid with Commercial Insulation Repair Projects
Companies looking for insulation replacement solutions for commercial buildings should keep in mind that there are many wrong ways to implement these projects. Mistakes made ...
HVAC Insulation
Jun. 26, 2018
JM Editors
Interview with Craig Drumheller: Insights to Buried Ducts in Attics
The 2018 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) has been published, and it includes new provisions regarding HVAC ducts buried in vented attic insulatio...
HVAC Insulation
Jun. 26, 2018
Eric Makela
2015 IECC Commercial Significant Changes
Eric Makela, co-host for JM’s webinar, Know the Code: Understanding Building Code Compliance, has put together a detailed presentation on the most significant code changes in...
HVAC Insulation
Jun. 26, 2018
Reid Hart
Intro to Commercial Building HVAC Systems and Energy Code Requirements
Overview of common commercial building heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems as they relate to energy code requirements. Learn about the most common HVAC ...
HVAC Insulation
Press Release
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 07, 2018
Johns Manville Named Insulate America’s “Supplier of the Year”
Johns Manville (JM), a Berkshire Hathaway company and leading building products manufacturer, announced today it was named “Supplier of the Year” for 2017 b...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
May. 08, 2018
Kim Melton
Poly-Iso Foam vs. Fiberglass for Rooftop Ducts
Rooftop ducts pose a unique set of variables that can influence insulation material selection. The simple fact that they are outdoors sets a different bar for performance req...
HVAC Insulation
May. 08, 2018
NAIMA
A Comparison of Air Duct Systems Energy Savings & Acoustical Performance
Several research studies have taken a close and practical look at duct systems in homes. The results are astounding. They show duct leakage and location of supply and return ...
HVAC Insulation
May. 08, 2018
W. Goetzler, R. Zogg, H. Hiraiwa, J. Burgos, J. Young
Energy Savings Potential & RD&D Opportunities for Commercial HVAC Systems
This report assesses 182 different heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) technologies for U.S. commercial buildings to identify and provide analysis on 17 priorit...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
May. 08, 2018
USGBC
LEED Green Building Certification System Fact Sheet
The LEED Green Building Certification structure can seem a little complicated and daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Start breaking down the details with this fact sheet, a...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Mar. 21, 2018
Michaela Roy, Jaya Dorsey, & Kim Melton
Fiberglass: Tried & Tested
Fiberglass insulation has a long history in the building industry. It was originally introduced to the market as a building insulation around 1932. Since that time, rigorous ...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Mar. 21, 2018
UL Industries
It’s Fire Rated…but Is It the Right Test?
This month we recognize Fire Prevention Week. This week was originally set aside to remember the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. This infamous tragedy destroyed more than 17,400 ...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Mar. 21, 2018
Jordan Doria
Are Insulation R-Values a Good Measure of Insulation Performance?
Yes. The answer is simple, so this could be the shortest blog ever. However, given the misinformation that is out there it is worth explaining why R-value is in fact a good m...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Mar. 21, 2018
JM Editors
Fiberglass Health & Safety: Understanding the Research
Fiber glass is one of the most studied man-made substances on the planet, and there are dozens of studies specifically designed to determine whether fiber glass poses any hea...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
Feb. 27, 2018
Kim Melton
2018 Construction Industry Outlook
As we move into 2018, the construction industry has its fair share of headwinds to tackle and tailwinds to ride. According to FMI, a forecasting firm dedicated exclusive to e...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
Feb. 27, 2018
Road Scholar
Investigative Report: 2018 Trucking Industry Forecast & Expectations
Nearly 70 percent of the freight shipped throughout the United States travels by truck at some point in its journey.
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
Feb. 27, 2018
Construction World
Benefits of Prefabricated Construction
Prefabricated construction is the practice of assembling a variety of components of a structure at a manufacturing site and transporting those sub-assemblies to the location ...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
Feb. 27, 2018
Patrick Sisson
Construction Industry Mid Boom Can’t Find Enough Skilled Workers
The country’s construction industry may be swamped with work, with spending on new projects peaking at $1 trillion in November. But all the demand, and dollars, in the world ...
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