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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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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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Expanding Terminals and Partnerships in Panama

December 04, 2019

Partnering once again with the trusted team at Armacell was key to a successful chilled water system insulation project.

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ArmWin Calculation Tool Helping Calculate Technical Values

November 06, 2019

Contractors, Engineers and Architects can benefit from Armacell's self-service ArmWin tool to determine the right material thickness to prevent condensation or heat loss.

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ArmaFlex Insulation Passes the Test on Protecting Schools Mechanical Room

October 29, 2019

Learn how easy-to-install closed-cell foam was the correct answer to the back-to-school time constraint problem for Cascade Insulation Company.

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