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Part 1: What Are the Benefits of Insulation?
Part 2: Sustainable Insulation: Mineral Fiber and Foam Plastics
Part 3: Insulation Saves Energy, Complies with Building Codes
Part 4: Insulation: Fire Safety Affects Specification
By Charles C. Cottrell
April 2010 -
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Mineral fiber insulation plays a critical role in plumbing, mechanical, and building-envelope systems in commercial buildings. These facilities would not be nearly as energy efficient and sustainable without the use of fiberglass, rock and slag wool insulation materials.
Besides the obvious benefit of saving energy, insulation also provides: