HVAC systems are used in both commercial and residential buildings, from offices to factories, hotels to homes. They’re a big factor when it comes to the overall comfort of your home or building. Adding HVAC insulation can help improve that comfort and even lead to lower utility costs.
– Thermal Performance
– Reduced Utility Costs
– Sound Control
When you think of metal ductwork, you may think about those noisy booms and cracks that come with it. The acoustical properties of HVAC ducting insulation can help absorb these operational noises, minimizing sound transfer.
Because HVAC systems directly control your heating and air conditioning, proper insulation can pay off. By adding thermal HVAC insulation, you’ll see improved temperature control which can reduce energy loss. This will help your HVAC system work more efficiently and you’ll even see a reduction in your utility costs.
There are different types of HVAC duct insulation solutions. Determining what to use is dependent on the project needs. Here are the common types of HVAC insulation and their primary benefits:
– Duct Liner: Used to line sheet metal ducts when both thermal and acoustical performance is desired.
– Duct Board: Fabricated into the duct itself, duct board offers both sound and thermal control.
– Duct Wrap: Thermal insulation installed on the outside of sheet metal ductwork helps to increase the efficiency of the system and with FSK facing can aid in the condensation control design of a system.