TITLE

Self-Adhering Insulation helps Ease Demanding hospital HVAC Renovation

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;May2008, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the application of fiber-glass insulation inside of three air-handling units (AHU) at Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The AHU was installed as part of the hospital's major HVAC renovation wherein AHU serves the facility's operating rooms, intensive-care unit and recovery-room nurse's station. Charles Cochrane, president of Cochrane Ventilation Inc., has opted AP Armaflex Self-Adhering insulation to replace the fiber glass.
ACCESSION #
31934610

 

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