Also in the April 2023 Issue:
The State of the Industry Q&A
Industry leaders share their insights and predictions for the mechanical insulation industry.
Mechanical Insulation Q&A with Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Artificial Intelligence is becoming more common, and how it will be used in the future is unknown. ChatGPT is trendy, but does it know anything about a nuanced industry like mechanical insulation? We tested its knowledge with questions similar to the ones in the State of the Industry to determine its potential.
The State of Fire Resistance, Compartmentation, and Firestop Systems
Developments in the firestop industry include accreditation and certification initiatives, as well as updated standards for design, installation, inspection, and maintaining protection.
Project Delays Are Coming: Develop a Strategy Now
In an economic and supply chain environment where industry players are experiencing project delays and cancellations, learn how you can develop and implement a strategic plan to come out ahead.
Insulation Economics: Insulating against Recession…and Global Warming
Amid the heightened risk of recession, insulation contractors and manufacturers may be better positioned to withstand an economic downturn than businesses in other industries.
Gazing into the Crystal Ball: Industry Trends for 2023 and Beyond
Research is key to understanding and preparing for today’s market. NIA has gathered data and observations from industry partners that cover most segments of the construction industry. Explore a full range of topics affecting the economy to identify where your opportunities lie for the near future.