ASHRAE 90.1 Compliance for Metal Buildings (MB304)

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Helps the metal building designer meet the energy code requirements with fiberglass insulation systems that will meet the ASHRAE 90.1 Standard.

The booklet highlights ASHRAE’s minimum U-Value requirements for 234 U.S. cities and includes detailed construction drawings for several types of fiberglass insulation systems for metal building construction.

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Facts #26: Facts About Moisture and Fiberglass Metal Building Insulation (MB306)

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Contains recommendations on the use of vapor retarders in metal buildings and the replacement of insulation that has had contact with storm water.

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Facts #28: Facts About Lamination Process Control and Thickness Recovery After Lamination (MB308)

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Provides recommendations for laminators to help metal building insulation meet the stated R-value after lamination.

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Facts #31: Facts About Certified NAIMA 202-96® Insulation (MB305)

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In a Question and Answer format, discusses the performance benefits of NAIMA 202-96 certified insulation.

NAIMA metal Insulations are independently tested and certified to meet the rigid performance requirements needed for today’s energy efficient metal buildings.

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Facts #54: Fire and Thermal Performance of Reflective Insulations in Metal Building Applications (MB313)

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Analyzes and discusses the fire and thermal performance claims of reflective insulations used in metal building systems.

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Facts #58: The Facts About the Acoustical Performance of Metal Building Insulation (MB315)

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Metal Building insulation greatly reduces the level of both exterior and interior noise by preventing transmission of exterior sounds to the interior of the building absorbing reverberating sounds within the building.

This Fact Sheet discusses the fundamentals of acoustical performance and shows how to improve sound control in typical wall and roof assemblies through the use of fiberglass insulation.

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NAIMA 202-96® (Rev. 2000) Standard For Flexible Fiberglass Insulation to be Laminated for Use in Metal Buildings (MB311)

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NAIMA metal building insulation manufacturers subscribe to this voluntary standard for flexible fiberglass insulations to assure the R-value is maintained after lamination.

The voluntary standard is a valuable product specification tool for manufacturers, designers and users of metal building insulation systems.

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Recommendations for Installing Fiberglass Insulation in Metal Buildings (MB316)

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This 8 page guide provides detailed information on NAIMA 202-96(R) (Rev.2000) Fiberglass Insulation for Metal Buildings.

Installers will learn about NAIMA 202-96 insulation, how to recognize it, store it, install it and the benefits it brings to buildings.

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State Adoption of ASHRAE 90.1 (MBMAP)

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This publication shows the state-by-state adoption of ASHRAE 90.1 as well as other energy conservation standards by building type.

For additional information regarding code status, please visit the BCAP website.

(Publication has both full color and b/w pages)

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Thermal Performance provides the Measure of Success for Most Insulation Applications (RP045)

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Article by Chris Crall, Owens Corning addressing thermal insulation proven to be the effective method of reducing the owning and operating costs of metal buildings.  Reprint from Metal Architecture.

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