Calculating the Cost of Steam

Jun 19 2021
Calculating the Cost of Steam

Knowing the Cost of Steam: How do you calculate your fully loaded MMBtu Costs? For steam-using plants and facilities, calculating steam costs, like calculating steam pipe heat loss, is an important step towards revealing energy and cost savings opportunities.

Calculating OSHA Employee Permissible Exposure Limit for Noise

Jun 19 2021
Calculating OSHA Employee Permissible Exposure Limit for Noise

This article was written by Mike Bannon & Frank Kaputa

Building Pipe Insulation Saves Nearly $1,000 Per Floor

Jun 19 2021
Building Pipe Insulation Saves Nearly $1,000 Per Floor

New York City Building Cuts Energy Bills by $18,5000 Per Year with Removable Insulation Jackets July 17, 2012 – New York City, NY – Interchurch Center is a 19-story building located on the Upper West Side. Although insulated during construction, the insulation had been removed and damaged as a result of day-to-day activities, which is typical for an office building with steam.

Brooklyn Museum Gets an Insulation Upgrade

Jun 18 2021
Brooklyn Museum Gets an Insulation Upgrade

This case study was written by Jennifer Kaelin, an expert at Thermaxx Jackets

Boiler Pipe Insulation

Jun 18 2021
Boiler Pipe Insulation

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, any surface over 120°F should be insulated using insulation blankets, including boiler surfaces..." That also includes boiler doors, steam drum covers, access doors, etc. In addition to the main boiler body, the pipes connecting to your boiler should also be insulated. In this article, we will identify what boiler pipes are, why they should be...

Blanket Insulation Materials: Using Fiberglass & Pyrogel Together

Jun 18 2021
Blanket Insulation Materials: Using Fiberglass & Pyrogel Together

2” of type E needled fiberglass VS. 1” of 10mm of Pyrogel XT + Type E needled fiberglass               Type E needled fiberglass                                                   Pyrogel XT

Installing Insulation Blankets

Jun 17 2021
Installing Insulation Blankets

What are removable insulation blankets? A Thermaxx insulation blanket is a custom-made removable insulation pad designed for thermal insulation use on mechanical engineering components. These components include all elements of any steam, condensate, hot water, cold water, or chilled water system. Removable insulation is critical to any component that requires routine maintenance as the...

American University Insulates Boilers with Thermaxx Jackets

Jun 16 2021
American University Insulates Boilers with Thermaxx Jackets

"The jacket designed by Thermaxx Jackets for the DA tank has made it so much cooler in the area already."Bill JohnsonEnergy Management, American University

Air Handler Insulation Blankets

Jun 15 2021
Air Handler Insulation Blankets

What is an Air Handler? Air handling systems, or air handlers, are large metal boxes that can resemble a furnace that contain many components such as air ducts, blowers, air filters, heating or cooling elements, and more. They are found in homes, businesses, and industrial facilities of all sizes. Their purpose is consistent: to move conditioned air throughout an HVAC system and circulate it...

Insulation Case Study: Crosby Building | 516 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco CA

Jun 29 2020
Insulation Case Study: Crosby Building | 516 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco CA

This case study was written by Rose Titcomb of Thermaxx Jackets