Mechanical Insulation
The Importance of Vapor Retarders on Chilled Water Insulation Systems
May. 12, 2020
by Kim Melton and John Elverum
Mechanical Insulation
May. 13, 2020
Richard G. Lubinski
Chilled-Water Piping Condensation Control For Energy Savings and Risk Avoidance
Designing a high functioning chilled-water system is vital to ensuring you avoid condensation. Learn more about selecting an insulation for your chilled water application
Mechanical Insulation
May. 13, 2020
Christopher Curtland
Proper Insulation of Chilled Water Pipe Systems
Chilled water systems require proper insulation in order to maintain optimum performance. For systems in hot, humid climates, avoiding condensation can make or break your sy...
Mechanical Insulation
May. 13, 2020
Randy Schrecengost
Designing Chilled Water Systems
Before designing a chilled water system, it is important to understand the standards, equipment, design regulations that apply to your specific system.
Mechanical Insulation
Apr. 08, 2020
John Elverum
Insulating Combustible Pipes in Plenum Spaces
Learn about the unique code requirements for insulating combustible materials in plenum spaces.
Mechanical Insulation
Apr. 08, 2020
Jason Barron
4 Simple Calculator Tools That Prove the ROI of Mechanical Insulation
Ever wonder if the insulation is worth the cost? These four calculators can help you determine exactly how much you need and what your ROI will be on the investment.
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.
Mechanical Insulation
Apr. 08, 2020
Insulators union
Career in Insulation: A Day in the Life of an Insulator
Ever wonder what your insulation installers encounter on a day-to-day basis? This video takes a detailed look at the life of an insulator
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
Press Release
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
Aug. 28, 2019
NAIMA Certifies JM Fiberglass Batt and Narrow Roll Insulation Products
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company and leading building products manufacturer, announced today its fiberglass batt and narrow roll insulati...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jul. 24, 2019
Kim Melton & Phil Tucker
Understanding "Recycled Content" in Insulation Materials
As we continue to see a cultural shift toward supporting and implementing sustainability, recycling and sustainable manufacturing processes are becoming substantially more pr...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jul. 24, 2019
American Recycler
Market for Recycled Glass Remains Strong Despite Challenges
In Georgia, for instance, Pratt Industries stopped accepting glass from DeKalb County’s curbside recycling program when it opened a new plant in September 2015. The company s...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jul. 24, 2019
NAIMA
Survey Shows Manufacturers Used Over 2.2 Billion Pounds of Recycled Materials in the Production of Fiberglass and Slag Wool Insulation
The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) has announced the results of a recent survey of its members' use of pre- and post-consumer recycled materials ...
HVAC Insulation
Mechanical Insulation
Jul. 24, 2019
Diana Kirsanova-Phillips
Quality Management is Key to Third-Party Certification
Third-party certification is widely recognized as playing an integral role in helping companies demonstrate their environmental, sustainability, and safety achievements to th...
HVAC Insulation
Press Release
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 12, 2019
Johns Manville Announces Plan to Build New Climate Pro® Production Line in Kansas
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Johns Manville (JM), a global building and specialty products manufacturer and a Berkshire Hathaway Company, announced today a new Climat...
HVAC Insulation
Press Release
Mechanical Insulation
Industrial Insulation
Jun. 05, 2019
Johns Manville Introduces Black PSK Duct Wrap
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Johns Manville (JM), a Berkshire Hathaway company and leading building products manufacturer, has introduced a black-coated Polypropylene...
Mechanical Insulation
May. 01, 2019
Alice Yu
Three Ways to Tackle the Knowledge Gap in Building Energy Code Enforcement
Cities and countries around the world are adopting building energy codes as tools to reduce energy consumption. Mexico City recently joined this wave, when, in June, the city...
Mechanical Insulation
May. 01, 2019
Designing Buildings Wiki
Fit for purpose - Big Data Reveals the Construction Knowledge Gap
Analysis of 6 million pieces of data has revealed that the knowledge framework underpinning the construction industry is no longer fit for purpose. Practitioners do not have ...
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