Mechanical Insulation Resource Library

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Insulating Chilled Water Systems
Learn what materials and insulation to use in your chilled water system to help conserve energy and avoid costly issues like condensation and mold growth.
May 20, 2020
Truth Behind the Health & Safety of Fiberglass & Mineral Wool
Explore the details surrounding decades of fiberglass and mineral wool hazard research.
March 25, 2020
Mechanical Insulation Products
Join us as we review the JM Mechanical Insulation Product lineup
November 19, 2019
Insulation Systems as a Design Element
Join us as we take a detailed look at insulation materials that are designed for aesthetic applications.
October 9, 2019
Insulation System Design with Mastics and Facings
Optimize your insulation system design to prevent duct leakage & control condensation.
April 17, 2019
State of the Transportation Industry
Join us as we go over a wide array of topics all related to the current state of the transportation industry.
October 17, 2018
Insulating Ducts in Exterior & Unconditioned Spaces
What you need to know about insulating ducts in unconditioned spaces, and rooftop & external ducts.
August 2, 2018
Know The Code
Johns Manville’s John Elverum and Cadmus Group’s Eric Makela address many of the facets of building code compliance.
December 19, 2018
Protecting Pipes in Plenums
Using fiberglass to protect pipes in plenums
September 19, 2017
The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings
An in-depth look at air quality in commercial buildings and how to design with it in mind
August 16, 2017
Learn how fiberglass products meet sustainability regulations.
August 30, 2016

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Mechanical Insulation Intel Blog

Chilled-Water Piping Condensation Control For Energy Savings and Risk Avoidance
Wed, May 13, 2020 | Richard G. Lubinski
Designing a high functioning chilled-water system is vital to ensuring you avoid condensation. Learn more about selecting an insulation for your chilled water application
Proper Insulation of Chilled Water Pipe Systems
Wed, May 13, 2020 | Christopher Curtland
Chilled water systems require proper insulation in order to maintain optimum performance. For systems in hot, humid climates, avoiding condensation can make or break your sy...
Designing Chilled Water Systems
Wed, May 13, 2020 | Randy Schrecengost
Before designing a chilled water system, it is important to understand the standards, equipment, design regulations that apply to your specific system.
The Importance of Vapor Retarders on Chilled Water Insulation Systems
Tue, May 12, 2020 | Kim Melton and John Elverum
Chilled water insulation systems have challenged system designers for years, and justifiably so. The temperature delta between the indoor chilled water system and ambient air...
Insulating Combustible Pipes in Plenum Spaces
Wed, Apr 08, 2020 | John Elverum
Learn about the unique code requirements for insulating combustible materials in plenum spaces.

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At JM, we strive to provide the best products and the information you need to use them. That’s why we have created a free online training series around our HVAC and Mechanical insulation solutions. Johns Manville University gives you access to interactive training modules that explain everything from the very basics of insulation systems to how to sell and install JM insulation products for both HVAC and Mechanical system

HVAC Modules

  • HVAC Insulation 101 - The basics of insulation
  • How to Sell Johns Manville HVAC insulatios
  • How to Fabricate and Install HVAC insulation
  • The Proven Safety of Fiberglass

Mechanical Modules

  • Mechanical Insulation 101
  • How to Sell Johns Manville Mechanical Insulation
  • How to Install JM Mechanical Insulation
  • The Proven Safety of Fiberglass

We will continue to add to our list of available training modules to help you better understand how to use and sell JM products. Sign up today and see more.