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Technical Training: Not Just for Installers

March 25, 2020

The # 1 cause of insulation failure is improper installation. Armacell understands that installing elastomeric closed-cell foam, like ArmaFlex, requires a special skill set. Did you know that Armacell has provided free onsite insulation application training since the 1960’s? This training is not just for installers and contractors, but is also for distributors as well.

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Preventing Condensation on Cold Water and Refrigeration Piping

March 18, 2020

Controlling condensation and moisture on below-ambient temperature piping is essential for long-term thermal performance. Selecting closed-cell elastomeric foams is one way to prevent moisture and heat gain from degrading the efficiency of a chilled water system.

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Cooling Data Centers Case Study

March 11, 2020

A global data center organization undertakes construction on a new multi-building campus which includes advanced cooling systems that need insulation that can withstand the elements and provide exceptional energy efficiency. Armacell and partners hack this project and achieve a successful install.

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How to Insulate Water Supply Pipes Like a Pro... and Why You should!

March 03, 2020

Let’s review the reasons, process and importance of insulating cold and hot water pipes. The benefits of insulating are hard to ignore and especially important during these cold months.

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Is the IoT Transforming the HVAC Industry?

February 25, 2020

Contractors, manufacturing representatives, engineers, and architects need to understand the fast-changing IoT relating to commercial HVAC systems. Benefits include improved performance through predictive maintenance and energy savings. Explore this concept by reviewing a recent white paper by Samsung.

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Open Ceilings vs Closed Plenums: An Energy Life Cycle Analysis

February 18, 2020

Are open ceiling or suspended ceiling environments more energy efficient? Let’s review with CISCA the cost, payback and life cycle of both building options in office and retail environments.

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Recruiting and Retaining Top Construction Talent

February 12, 2020

Having a hard time recruiting construction workers? Explore these five tips that can help General Contractors attract the best construction candidates and keep them as great employees.

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5 Tips for an Energy Efficient Building

January 29, 2020

Improve your home or building’s energy use and save money this year by following these five simple efficiency tips!

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Making the Right Connection with Backer Rods

January 22, 2020

Sealant or adhesion failure got you down? Backer rods can help! Ensure your next construction or home improvement project includes Armacell’s line of backer rods to help cushion and reduce the blow from improper bonding, staining or substrate failures.

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The Fundamentals of Acoustics in the Classroom

January 08, 2020

A noisy classroom can have a negative impact on student learning. Clear communication between a teacher and their class is imperative to education. Remembering to use products that reduce noise is especially important for a school’s acoustical design.

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