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What Makes Closed Cell Elastomeric Foam Insulation the #1 Choice for Refrigeration Applications?

February 28, 2019

Refrigeration systems place many physical demands on insulation materials, one being moisture control. Read why its important to carefully selected insulation for the efficiency and longevity of a refrigeration system.

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Improve Indoor Air Quality—Upgrade Your Insulation

February 20, 2019

Moisture from condensation is a problem in any cold-piping or air-handling system. It can lead to system failure, callbacks, energy waste, mold problems and even building closures. Insulation materials can either help defend against or contribute to indoor air-quality problems. Read how insulation selection is key to the design of a successful system that defends against condensation.

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New Acoustical Tape Makes Sound Proofing Spaces Easier Than Ever Before

February 13, 2019

Armacell is now offering a revolutionary new mechanical and thermal decoupling tape. It’s inexpensive. It’s easy to install. And most importantly, it’s highly effective. Check out how it works!

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10 Steps to Prevent Moisture and Mold in Piping and Ductwork

January 30, 2019

Moisture needn’t be a problem in a well-designed and maintained HVAC system. Following these preventative measures will help facilities eliminate moisture problems and minimize the risk of mold growth in Pipeing and Ductwork.

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Sleep well Knowing your HVACR System is Protected by the ArmaFlex Insulation System

January 16, 2019

The ArmaFlex Insulation System is a solution you can count on. Using the right components, in the right way is the best answer to ensure insulation system integrity. You’ll sleep better knowing you specified the right insulation for protect your HVACR system. Read more!

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Help Wanted. The Looming Skilled Worker Shortage.

January 09, 2019

Help Wanted. How our industry is coping with the skilled labor shortage by promoting training programs and working with unions, trade associations, schools and manufacturers. Read more.

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When does a Foam Insulation Application need an Additional Covering or Coating?

December 12, 2018

Over time foam insulation can degrade from weathering, UV rays, mechanical abuse, harsh chemicals, or poor installation causing a loss of effectiveness. When insulation loses its ability to insulate, energy is lost, the equipment must work harder and corrosion under insulation can occur. Application and selection of a weather barrier such as a cover or coating is key to the long lasting success of the system.

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Did you know Armacell Offers Onsite Application Training for Contractors and their Teams?

November 28, 2018

Mechanical insulation is a complex field requiring knowledge in many different areas of product options, mechanical systems and application methods. Installation quality is essential to the success of any insulation application. See how Armacell’s ArmaFlex Qualified Installer Program for the insulation facilitating team can help ensure a successful job.

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Global Megatrend: Urbanization

November 13, 2018

Globally more people live in cities than in rural areas, and that trend is set to continue. Why has this rapid migration happened? 

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How to Protect Ductwork and Cold Water Piping From Mold

November 07, 2018

There are more than 100,000 known species of mold. Mold spores are everywhere, indoors and outdoors, on our clothes, in our building materials, and in the air we breathe. We can’t avoid them, but we can minimize their potential for growth in our buildings. And we should.

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