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Understanding Chilled Water Pipe Insulation

Chilled water pipes play a vital role in climate control for industrial, commercial, and institutional facilities, particularly if they provide individual cooling for each room, like schools, hotels, hospitals, etc., or large structures like airports. Chilled water pipes typically help cool a building by transferring heat from the indoor air into cold water forced through […]

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A Guide to Exterior HVAC Duct Insulation Wrap

Exterior ductwork carries heated and cooled air from the outdoor HVAC system to the interior of a building or home. Manufacturers design ductwork so the sections fit tightly together and are sealed with mastic materials to enhance the efficiency of the thin-metal ductwork. However, the ductwork’s design must also include exterior HVAC duct insulation wrap, […]

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The Best Products for Waterproofing Exterior Ductwork

HVAC ductwork on the exterior of a building frees up valuable interior space and saves on construction costs. However, it can challenge previous insulation and waterproofing methods like metal or PVC jackets, canvas and mastic, or tar paper and fibrated asphalt. None of these products are successful at waterproofing ductwork because they don’t protect against […]

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How to Insulate an Outdoor Water Tank

In cold climates, commercial and residential outdoor water tanks need tank insulation to protect against freezing, which can damage the tank and plumbing, and compromise the safety of the water supply. Other methods for protecting outdoor water tanks from freezing include submersible electric water heaters, electric heating blankets, and external heating systems. However, thermal insulation […]

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Industrial Pipe Insulation 101: 4 Steps to Ensure Reliability

Industrial pipe insulation provides a barrier between the contents of a pipe and the outside environment, which is particularly vital in buildings where iron, copper, CPVC, PVC, and stainless-steel pipe temperatures can range from 0° F to 1,000° F (-18° C to 538° C). Industrial pipe insulation plays a crucial role in a building’s efficiency, […]