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Insulation Energy Appraisals: The Economics of Insulating for Energy Savings
An Insulation Energy Appraisal provides a data-backed analysis for facility/plant managers and owners to better understand how a properly selected, specified, designed, installed, and maintained mechanical insulation system can save money and enhance system performance. Whether the appraisal includes a system, a mechanical room, or the entire plant or campus, it will clearly illustrate the

Trump Immigration Policy Likely to Be Enforcement-Heavy
President-elect Donald Trump campaigned with an immigration enforcement-first message, focusing on border and E-Verify for employers, an overhaul of guest worker programs and rescinding some of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration that allow for deferred deportation and work authorization for certain unauthorized immigrants. He also said he would implement a biometric entry-exit visa tracking

HVAC Duct Insulation—Making Sound Choices
Generally, when the words duct insulation and acoustics appear in the same sentence, I usually think duct liner and sound absorption. If I am having a more cerebral moment, I may think insertion loss or friction loss. But that is not all there is to HVAC duct insulation. While duct liners certainly play an important

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Take a closer look at inventory and supply-chain management in this issue of Insulation Outlook.
Proper distribution-management techniques are crucial
to keeping projects running smoothly and on schedule.

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This issue takes a special look at the metal building insulation industry. Readers can learn more about the history of the industry, what materials to use in metal buildings, and proper installation and design techniques.

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