insulation

Building products industry gains new insulation resource

The Insulation Institute proudly presents a place of knowledge, leadership and confidence  /  Builders, code officials, insulation contractors, architects and building scientists now have a new resource to rely on for insulation knowledge. The Insulation Institute is a central gathering place for all building products professionals and users. Its website, blog, case studies and...

PIMA honors Desjarlais with lifetime achievement award

The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association honored André Desjarlais during the association’s 25th Anniversary Washington Outreach Reception.  Desjarlais, group leader for the Building Envelopes and Materials Research Program at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his role in achieving significant progress in insulation performance. Congressman Van Hollen, whose...

Knauf Insulation announces formaldehyde-free verification

Satisfying the growing indoor air quality needs of the metal building marketplace, Knauf Insulation North America announces its complete line of metal building insulation products is now verified as formaldehyde-free through the Greenguard Environmental Institute. The verified products include Metal Building Insulation, Metal Building Filler Insulation and Condensation Control Blanket products. Knauf Insulation is...

7 Safety Tips for the Installation of Radiant Barrier, Reflective Insulation or IRCCs

The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International has released their latest Technical Bulletin #108: “7 Safety Tips for the Installation of Radiant Barrier, Reflective Insulation or IRCCs”. Scope:Radiant barrier, reflective insulation and IRCCs have become increasingly popular with the global effort to conserve energy. Because these products work by reducing radiant heat gain and loss,...