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Does Your Business Have Superior Energy Performance?

Posted By NCMI / January 3, 2014 / News

Business recognition and awards of excellence increase customer trust while opening the door to ongoing loyalty. You can deepen the public’s perception of your business’s responsibility and community engagement, and the process is even sweeter when you’re able to save money while receiving federal energy department accolades.

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Have You Seen Your Insulation Lately? Retrofitting Mechanical Insulation in Existing Buildings

Posted By NCMI / December 11, 2013 / News

Building insulation is often a reality that is out of sight, out of mind. Yet the advances in energy saving are light-years ahead of the old fiberglass and asbestos panels old buildings used to use—and very often still have.

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Skilled Labor is Hard to Come By

Posted By NCMI / November 19, 2013 / News

Recessions and downturns in the economy have an effect on every kind of business, and the mechanical insulation industry isn’t immune. But during times like this, when money is starting to be spent again, construction projects that had been put off suddenly become urgent, and commercial buildings increasingly need to be retrofitted to improve energy performance.

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Be Nice to Your Pipes: Insulating Pipe Components Saves Money and Energy

Posted By NCMI / November 1, 2013 / News

A lot of thought might go into mechanical insulation when a building is being constructed, but it’s rarely considered after the fact. If you’re already in a building with no obvious issues, why would you worry? You might have unseen problems in your mechanical or boiler room that are costing you hundreds of dollars.

Schools, hospitals, and other institutions could go years without realizing how much money and energy they’re losing just by having bare steam and hot water distribution systems. But if you treat your pipes right, they’ll reward you with significant cost and energy savings.

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Mechanical Insulation Energy Savings Case Study: RockTenn Paper

Posted By NCMI / July 26, 2013 / Case Studies

Sheldon Springs, VT


Provide high-temperature condensate tanks in a wet high-traffic area to prevent energy loss and protect personnel.

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Mechanical Insulation for Marine Vessels: Lake Champlain Transportation

Posted By NCMI / July 26, 2013 / Case Studies

Burlington, VT


The operator of Lake Champlain’s fleet of ferries needed to implement a Coast Guard-mandated and approved insulation system on diesel engine exhausts & mufflers on ferry boats, with minimal downtime for its vessels.

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Welcome to the New NCMI Website and Blog!

Posted By NCMI / July 24, 2013 / News

If you’re reading this, you probably noticed our brand-new website! We think it looks great, and we hope you do, too. But more important than appearances is how well the site works for you – just like NCMI on our mechanical insulation projects. We work hard to be a trusted source for your mechanical insulation contractor needs.

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