Current Issue: March 2020

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Crafting the Insulation Spec and Install: 8 Best Practices Courtesy of a Microbrewery

Learn how to be successful in the food and beverage industry, using tips from an insulation contractor and Surly Brewing Co. in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

How to Make Your System Easy to Understand

How one real estate development and management company used color polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe jacketing to make their Washington, DC, central plant efficient, intuitive, and attractive, yielding unexpected benefits.

Insulation Systems in Food Processing and Agribusiness

Breweries are not the only food and beverage-related businesses to benefi t from insulation. One NIA member has worked with customers in food processing and agribusiness to insulate storage structures and even help generate energy at their facilities.

Insulation Helps Keep the Carbon Footprint Small—and the Beer Tasty—at Award-Winning New Belgium Brewing Company

For this brewery, process effi ciency and sustainability are as important as the quality of the beers. Insulation is critical to meeting their goals, including helping them achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum, Gold, and Silver certifi cations in North Carolina.

Recession Readiness: Value Protection Strategies for Contractors

Recession-proofing your business using a value protection approach safeguards your strategic resources and assets—including human capital—and provides a framework to support growth into the future, regardless of economic climate.

Legally Speaking: Can Using CBD Oil Result in a Failed Drug Test?

Cannabidiol (CBD) products are growing in popularity, being marketed as having medicinal properties. Read about how the lack of clarity around CBD use is affecting employers and employees, and what it might mean for you.

Tax Planning Strategies

Businesses of all sizes are preparing for tax season. If you are looking for ways to lower your overall tax liability, get 5 strategies to consider for your business tax planning process.