Pennsylvania Insulation Contractors Association

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Within the pages of this website, you will find a revolutionary approach to promoting mechanical insulation, firestopping, asbestos and lead abatement, discussion about the first true green building component and a continent wide (United States and Canada) network of quality contractors who employ well trained, safe, and drug free professional tradespeople who are ready to assist you with your specialty contracting needs.

U.S. Department of Energy - Financial Calculator

This financial calculator was developed to provide a convenient way to estimate the financial returns related to investments in mechanical insulation: Simple Payback in years, Internal Rate of Return (IRR or ROI), Net Present Value (NPV), and annual and cumulative Cash Flow. It can be used for an overall mechanical insulation project or for a small mechanical insulation investment such as insulating a valve or replacing a section of insulation.

Financial Calculator

U.S. Department of Energy - Insulation

Mechanical Insulation Assessment and Design Tools (Calculators) - The Mechanical Insulation Assessment and Design Tools (Calculators) were developed to provide assistance for common calculations used in the design and analysis of mechanical insulation systems.

Insulation Calculator

Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG)

Mechanical Insulation Design Guide - Case Studies. Department of Energy (DOE) - Industrial Technologies "Save Energy Now" (SEN) Program. Energy is often one of the most costly components of operating any manufacturing facility and its processes. A reduction in energy consumption reduces cost. Without exception, this is a continual objective of most companies.

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National Insulation Association (NIA)

Representing the mechanical and specialty insulation industry.

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Firestop Contractors International Association (FCIA)

The FCIA's mission is for member organizations to be recognized throughout the construction industry as preferred quality contractors of life safety firestop systems.

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K. Guller Insulation

K. Guller Insulation is a union commercial industrial insulation company. We offer a wide variety of insulation materials and services.

The Benefits of Mechanical Insulation

Savings With Mechanical Insulation

Save your facility money now. Find out how much money your facility could be losing and learn how to save money with mechanical insulation.

Find out how much other facilities have saved money with mechanical insulation

This case study outlines the positive effects of mechanical insulation

This study demonstrates the impressive numbers for mechanical insulation

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