Thermaxx Jackets: An NYC Accelerator Service Provider

Mar 23 2022
Thermaxx Jackets: An NYC Accelerator Service Provider

Thermaxx Jackets is proud to announce we have been accepted into the newly re-launched NYC Accelerator Service Provider Program.

MIDCO: A Contractor Case Study

Mar 01 2022
MIDCO: A Contractor Case Study

Overview MIDCO, a mechanical insulation contractor based in Waltham, MA, was founded 2001 by company president John Barker, utilizing his extensive background and training in mechanical estimating and design, piping and HVAC sheet metal installation. Mr. Barker is currently a member of the American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc (ASHRAE) and the National...

UC Riverside Campus Saves Energy and Cuts Operating Costs

Feb 01 2022
UC Riverside Campus Saves Energy and Cuts Operating Costs

Case Study by Suzanne Rowe Barrett and Rose Titcomb Established in 1907, UC Riverside (UCR), in Riverside, California, is a public land-grant research university & is one of 10 campuses in the California University system. The campus sits on over 1,900 acres in the foothills of the Box Springs Mountain.  Through a series of audits of the university’s central utility plant systems and equipment,...

Smart Insulation Jackets at Calabro Cheese: Case Study

Jan 12 2022
Smart Insulation Jackets at Calabro Cheese: Case Study

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SUNY New Paltz Insulation Energy Project

Jan 12 2022
SUNY New Paltz Insulation Energy Project

“Great news! Thermaxx completed a NYPA funded project with results exceeding expectations! Installing thermal blankets throughout the campus will save us thousands of dollars and make our ME rooms safer. SUNY New Paltz congratulates Thermaxx on a job well done!”

Mitigate Rising Natural Gas Prices With Removable Insulation

Dec 09 2021
Mitigate Rising Natural Gas Prices With Removable Insulation

Natural gas prices are on the rise and we will be seeing higher energy costs to heat facilities during the winter months this year. "In the U.S., according to the National Energy Assistance Directors Association, natural gas bills could be as much as 30% more for consumers this winter, with the average cost to heat a home rising to $750, from $572 over the same months last winter."

How to Use MHEC to Save On Insulation

Nov 15 2021
How to Use MHEC to Save On Insulation

What is MHEC? MHEC stands for Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium. Founded in 1977, by a committee to Improve Buying Procedures for State Institutions of Higher Education in Massachusetts, the MHEC is now the premier source for regionalized New England group purchasing in the United States. It allows not-for-profit companies purchase goods an services, often at a discount, from pre-approved...

Wye Strainers vs Basket Strainers

Oct 28 2021
Wye Strainers vs Basket Strainers

What is a strainer? Simply put a strainer is a component that has a perforated or wire mesh cylinder within the body of the component that causes impurities in the fluid stream to be captured and ultimately flushed out of the system. The fluid enters the body of the strainer, flows into and through the mesh cylinder. The mesh cylinder “strains” out particles such as rust, dirt and other foreign...

Sound Pressure Math Made Easy

Oct 28 2021
Sound Pressure Math Made Easy

Pretend for a moment you are Albert Einstein in 1905. You are working diligently on your soon-to-be five famous papers.  Your ideas are about to turn the physics world on its head. In your papers you introduce the world for the first time to light quanta, later to be renamed photons. You propose a mathematical way to determine the size of atoms when their very existence was still in question....

Sabine’s Formula & The Birth of Modern Architectural Acoustics

Oct 28 2021
Sabine’s Formula & The Birth of Modern Architectural Acoustics

Modern Architectural Acoustics’ Founding Father Jump to Sabine’s Formula ↓