Archive for July 2021

The Case for Plumbing Pipe Insulation

The most important contributions that plumbing pipe insulation can deliver for domestic hot and cold water piping systems are energy conservation, condensation control, and freeze protection. National model energy standards, such as ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 – Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings and the International Energy Conservation Code® (IECC®), actually require minimum insulation…

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Maintenance Tips for HVAC Refrigerant Pipe (Line) Insulation

Through past industry energy audits, it’s been proven that mechanical insulation delivers a typical return on investment (ROI) to building owners within 6 months. However, the National Insulation Association (NIA) estimates that 10%-30% of mechanical insulation is damaged or missing on the piping, ductwork, and equipment where it was installed. Damaged or missing insulation will…

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