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Tocumen Airport Expansion

June 13, 2018

Armacell is providing support to electromechanical contractor Integ for expansion of Tocumen International Airport. The project, which involves installing 60,000 feet of chilled water piping, is a challenging one for Integ. It chose Armacell to provide the insulation and training they need for such a monumental task.

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Condensation and the Risks Part Two: How Your Insulation Choices Matter in the Fight Against the Effects of Condensation

June 06, 2018

With below-ambient systems, condensation formation is always a risk. If the system is not insulated correctly, Moisture Ingress, CUI, and Mold will soon follow the first drop of condensation. The subject of this post is what happens when condensation still forms as a result of a miscalculation or poor installation of the insulation material.  

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Announcing Armacell's Insulation Insights Video Series

May 23, 2018

Check out our first in a series of explainer videos directed to mechanical engineers and insulation contractors.

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Why Clean Air Ducts?

May 16, 2018

There are several factors that can increase the need for regular HVAC system cleaning. Read about the top reasons for HVAC cleaning and other reasons homeowners choose to have their air ducts cleaned.

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Armacell Kicks off it's Annual ArmaFlex Photo Contest

April 04, 2018

Armacell wants the industry to show its best jobs featuring ArmaFlex insulation. Photo entries have the opportunity to win a $500, $200 or $100 VISA gift card prize. See past entries and how to submit for this years contest. 

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Quality Characteristics of Technical Insulation Materials

March 20, 2018

Standard-compliant fire behavior, mechanical stability (aging behavior), and ease of installation are further obvious requirements that insulation materials must meet. But what about protection from moisture ingression? Is there a risk of corrosion under insulation (CUI)? Does the material meet not only thermal but also acoustic insulation requirements, such as sound reduction and/or absorption?

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Are Products Featuring Microban Technology Safe to Use?

March 13, 2018

Consumer safety is a fundamental concern for us. All of the antimicrobials used by Microban® are registered with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for their specific use in the products in which they are used, and have a history of safe use as directed in consumer, industrial and medical applications around the world.

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UL Environment's GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Overview

February 21, 2018

Indoor air quality is a significant concern, because when the hours spent sleeping, working in offices or at school are added up, people on average spend the vast majority of their time indoors where they are repeatedly exposed to indoor air pollutants. 

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We Love Foam! Discover Expanding Educational Resources Armacell has to Offer

February 14, 2018

For decades, we've worked with companies in nearly every industry to support and supply Insulation and Component Foam material for a vast number of applications. Armacell wants to be your go-to source for knowledge about Foam solution needs.

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Professional Contractors and Prosumers- Buying Insulation and Insulation Accessories Just Got Easier

February 07, 2018

We continue to broaden access to our products. Time can add up shopping for job site materials. For convenience, hardware retailers offer several of our core insulation products to suit performance needs and the right accessories to help installation.

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