Mechanical Insulation Resource Library

The Source is where we house the latest Insulation Intel on industry trends, insights, and continuing education opportunities. This is a resource built specifically to aid you in your professional development. Explore our webinars, compare specs, and follow our blog all right here at The Source.

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Insulating Combustible Pipes in Plenums
Learn about ASTM E84 and UL-723 testing methods and why it is important to protect combustible pipes in plenums.
April 21, 2021
Mechanical Insulation Products
Join us as we review the JM Mechanical Insulation Product lineup
December 3, 2020
Mineral Wool From Specification to Installation
Factors to know about mineral wool including water-repellency, performance, cost & more.
August 26, 2020
Insulating Chilled Water Systems
Learn what materials and insulation to use in your chilled water system to help conserve energy and avoid costly issues like condensation and mold growth.
May 20, 2020
Truth Behind the Health & Safety of Fiberglass & Mineral Wool
Explore the details surrounding decades of fiberglass and mineral wool hazard research.
March 25, 2020
Insulation Systems as a Design Element
Join us as we take a detailed look at insulation materials that are designed for aesthetic applications.
October 9, 2019
Insulation System Design with Mastics and Facings
Optimize your insulation system design to prevent duct leakage & control condensation.
April 17, 2019
State of the Transportation Industry
Join us as we go over a wide array of topics all related to the current state of the transportation industry.
October 17, 2018
Insulating Ducts in Exterior & Unconditioned Spaces
What you need to know about insulating ducts in unconditioned spaces, and rooftop & external ducts.
August 2, 2018
Know The Code
Johns Manville’s John Elverum and Cadmus Group’s Eric Makela address many of the facets of building code compliance.
December 19, 2018
Protecting Pipes in Plenums
Using fiberglass to protect pipes in plenums
September 19, 2017
The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings
An in-depth look at air quality in commercial buildings and how to design with it in mind
August 16, 2017
Learn how fiberglass products meet sustainability regulations.
August 30, 2016

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Specifications for Plenum Spaces – Understanding ASTM E84 Flame/Smoke Testing

Jun. 23, 2021 | JM Editors
Most buildings have specific requirements for the surface burning characteristics of the materials used in construction – this is especially true for plenum spaces. In this b...

Typical Location of CUI corrosion on Pressure Vessel and Storage Tanks

May. 19, 2021 | A-MARINE Blog
This article lists the risk areas for CUI on pressure vessels and storage tanks and design strategies for CUI mitigation.

Safe Investments

May. 19, 2021 | Callum O’Reilly
Anticipated growth in the tank storage sector means that there are a number of new challenges and shifts that can arise, so it is important to deliver cost-effective and envi...

6 Considerations for Insulating High-temperature Tanks & Vessels

May. 19, 2021 | Jack Bittner
To ensure that your tanks and vessels are set up for success, we’ve outlined six key considerations you need to keep in mind when designing, specifying, and installing insula...

Corrosion Under Insulation of Chemical Plant Pressure Vessels

May. 19, 2021 | Andres Salazar
This article explains the methodology, process, and considerations for an effective CUI mitigation strategy on pressure vessels at a chemical facility.

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At JM, we strive to provide the best products and the information you need to use them. That’s why we have created a free online training series around our HVAC and Mechanical insulation solutions. Johns Manville University gives you access to interactive training modules that explain everything from the very basics of insulation systems to how to sell and install JM insulation products for both HVAC and Mechanical system

HVAC Modules

  • HVAC Insulation 101 - The basics of insulation
  • How to Sell Johns Manville HVAC insulatios
  • How to Fabricate and Install HVAC insulation
  • The Proven Safety of Fiberglass

Mechanical Modules

  • Mechanical Insulation 101
  • How to Sell Johns Manville Mechanical Insulation
  • How to Install JM Mechanical Insulation
  • The Proven Safety of Fiberglass

We will continue to add to our list of available training modules to help you better understand how to use and sell JM products. Sign up today and see more.