Preventing Mold With Fiberglass

Forsythe, Ken
December 2009
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Dec2009, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p32
The article discusses the role of fiberglass duct insulation in preventing molds within the ventilation of industrial buildings. It mentions that fiberglass insulation does not tend to mold growth or act as nutrients for mold growth, and is inorganic and inert. It states that fiberglass duct liners are resistant to microbial attack, and is required for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) air-stream surfaces. It offers four types of fiberglass insulation for ductwork applications.


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