General glossaries applicable to mechanical insulation can be found in these references:
- BCICA Quality Standards for Mechanical Insulation
- Thermal Insulation Association of Canada Mechanical Insulation Best Practices Guide
ASHRAE. 2005. ASHRAE Handbook-Fundamentals. Atlanta: American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
ASHRAE. 2009. Draft ASHRAE Standard, Proposed 189.1P, Standard for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. Atlanta: American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
ASHRAE. 2007. ASHRAE Standard 90.1, Standard for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. Atlanta: American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
The Construction Specification Institute. 2010. A Guide for Developing Preliminary Project Descriptions. Alexandria: The Construction Specifications Institute.
Mechanical Insulation Design Guide – Design Objectives. Whole Building Design Guide. Accessed online July 14th 2010. http://www.wbdg.org/design/midg_design.php.
Crall, P. Christopher and Ronald King (2011). Montana Mechanical Insulation Energy Appraisal Report. Taken from http://www.insulation.org/articles/article.cfm?id=IO110501.
Finch, Graham. 2011. Energy Efficiency Tune-ups for Mid- to High-Rise Residential Buildings. BCBEC Conference and AGM. Vancouver: British Columbia Building Envelope Council. Take from web site in 2011. http://www.bcbec.com/seminar-archive.php.
HB Lanarc. 2010. Pipes Need Jackets Too – Improving Performance of BC Buildings through Mechanical Insulation Practice and Standards – A White Paper. Prepared for the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers (IAHFIAW) – Local 118.
Lawrence, Tom Ph.D., P.E. LEED-AP. 2010. The (Proposed) ASHRAE 189.1 Standard High Performance Green Buildings. Taken from the Mississippi Valley web site in 2011. http://www.mississippivalleyashrae.org/archive/stds189.pdf.
Pape-Simon, Andrew and Knowles, Warren. 2010. Transforming the Window and Glazing Markets in BC through Energy Efficiency Standards and Regulations. Taken from the BCBEC web site in 2011. http://www.bcbec.com/seminar-archive.php.
Thermal Insulation Association of Canada. 2012. Best Practices Guide. Take from web site in March 2012. http://www.tiac.ca/en/specifications/index.shtml.