NIA's Fall Summit has been postponed and will take place December 12-13, 2017, alongside the Insulation Expo (IEX) USA trade show. The September 2017 and the November 2017 issues will be available at both shows for attendees. Contact publisher@insulation.org for more information. An award-winning publication, Insulation Outlook is the only international magazine devoted exclusively to industrial and commercial insulation applications, products, and materials. It is printed monthly and is free for our target audience for of engineers, specifiers, mechanical contractors, and insulation end users.

Maintaining Insulation Integrity at Pipe Support Locations in Commercial Buildings
Design engineers have utilized various methods to ensure the integrity of pipe insulation systems at pipe-support locations. The success of these methods depends heavily on the engineer’s foresight and understanding of the variables acting on the support location over the life of the system. In addition to the system requirements, optimal design and specification will

An Overview of the Structure of Insulated Pipe Supports
When people ask me what I do for a living my response is, “Go inside any commercial building or garage and look up.” It may not be glamorous, but it is extremely important. The primary reason for insulated pipe supports is to support the weight of the pipe. The secondary reason is to provide continuous

Looking at Pre-Insulated Pipe Supports
One of the most significant concerns for any plant engineer is how to save energy and operating costs. One way is by utilizing the appropriate pipe support components within the plant’s piping system. Choosing the wrong type of pipe supports can lead to extremely high costs, heat loss, corrosion under insulation (CUI), and a host

Legally Speaking: OSHA and Heat Stress
With summer well underway, don’t be caught ill-prepared for a heat-stress incident and a subsequent visit by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)—establish your heat stress program today. Simply telling your employees that it is a hot day and they should take breaks when needed and to drink as much water as necessary will

Are you struggling with how to recruit and retain Millennial workers? Learn exactly what attracts Millennials to businesses and the best strategies for ensuring they stay engaged and motivated on the job.

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.

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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