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2020 HVAC Industry Trends

April 15, 2020

Do you know what trends are impacting the HVAC industry this year? Business insiders and trend experts are predicting a dozen developments that engineers, architects and contractors should be ready for in 2020.

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Why You Don’t Want to Forget Ducts During Spring Cleaning

April 08, 2020

During your cleaning spree this season, remember that your HVAC system and ducts need some TLC too. Ducts are the lungs of a building so it is especially important to give them some attention this spring.

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When Choosing a New Golf Mat, Consider the Bonded Pad Material that will Help Simulate Grass and Assist in Repeatable Golf Shots

April 01, 2020

Many golf mats in today’s market simulate the appearance of natural grass; one material in higher end mats can dramatically improve simulating the feel of the fairway.

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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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