Enhancements to the entire Fiberglas™ pipe insulation product line, along with the company’s SSL II® positive closure system, deliver consistent pipe insulation sections that are easier to install and have a smooth appearance. In addition, the pipe insulation cartons have been upgraded to make them sturdier to withstand the rigors of jobsites.
Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of the Dow Chemical Co., has announced two new research and development (R&D) test facilities located at the Dow Building Solutions’ North American headquarters in Midland, Mich.
Self-contained, the Constant Pressure Dispensing System (CPDS) is a spray foam system that dispenses Class I fire retardant, thermal-insulating, and sound-attenuating two-component polyurethane spray foam.
The first step in evaluating a building’s energy use involves an energy audit. This consists of various home performance tests that identify opportunities to reduce energy use. More HVAC contractors are starting to offer this service because of its direct impact on a home’s heating-cooling costs.