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5.3 Appendix C: Reference Specifications in Appendices
Mar 14th 19

Notes on Reference Standards Specifications often use reference standards. In doing so they rely on work undertaken by other agencies to test materials, design and installation practices. The advantag...

5.2 Appendix B: Materials Reference Tables in Appendices
Mar 13th 19

The following tables provide descriptions of common mechanical insulation materials. This information is primarily based on the Thermal Insulation Association of Canada Mechanical Insulation Best Prac...

5.1 Appendix A: Photographs of Mechanical Insulation Issues in Appendices
Feb 14th 19

This section illustrates examples of some mechanical insulation issues from the field. *Pipes Need Jackets Too: Conserving Energy, Saving Money and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in BC Buildings th...

4.0 Glossary & References in Glossary & References
Feb 14th 19

General glossaries applicable to mechanical insulation can be found in these references: BCICA Quality Standards for Mechanical Insulation Thermal Insulation Association of Canada Mechanical Insulatio...

3.0 Reference Specifications in Reference Specifications
Feb 14th 19

There are multiple references from which specifications for a given project may be developed (see the Summary of Key Codes and Standards section earlier) including: BCICA Quality Standards for Mechani...

2.6 Industrial Systems in Design, Materials & Quality Guidelines
Feb 14th 19

Conditions exist in industrial installations such as power plants, chemical plants, petroleum refineries, steel, pulp and paper mills, meat packing plants, food, soap, and cosmetic process plants, mar...

2.5 Installation Review Guidelines and Checklist in Design, Materials & Quality Guidelines
Feb 14th 19

For field review of mechanical insulation installation, the following table lists the key inspection categories that should be included, and references sections in this document that provide additiona...

2.4 Building Envelope, Air Barrier and Fire Stopping in Design, Materials & Quality Guidelines
Feb 14th 19

Mechanical insulation interacts with building components such as walls, partitions and roofs, and these boundaries need to be considered in design and installation of the mechanical insulation system....

2.3 Materials Selection in Design, Materials & Quality Guidelines
Feb 14th 19

This section provides guidance on selection of mechanical insulation materials, based on factors including temperature ranges, material characteristics, and system type. 1. Insulation Selection In add...

2.2 Design Considerations & Objectives in Design, Materials & Quality Guidelines
Feb 14th 19

1. Economic Performance Analysis Construction costs and capital cost reduction are common drivers of mechanical insulation practices. However, it is important to note that this approach does not consi...