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NAIMA: Fibrous Glass Duct Boards
North American Insulation Manufacturers Association paper Fibrous Glass Duct Board is intended to increase knowledge of using fibrous glass duct board in common residential HVAC applications. (PDF)
Education & Training

NAIMA: Fiber Glass Duct Board Fabrication Instructional Training Series Videos
North American Insulation Manufacturers Association provides Fiber Glass Duct Board Fabrication Instructional Training Series which is broken down into 22 short video demonstrations covering everything from how to make straight duct sections, to setting up and maintaining grooving machines, to using the modular duct construction method to make fittings. The series starts with the basics and covers time saving tools and tips, recommended work practices, UL 181-A closure systems, as well as detailed instructions on how to fabricate elbows, transitions, offsets, tees and more. The video series complements NAIMA's Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards manual. Ideal for both experienced HVAC contractors and new technicians alike.
Issues & Performance

NAIMA: Comparison Of Energy & Acoustic Performance Of Duct Systems
North American Insulation Manufacturers Association paper Comparison of Air Duct Systems Energy Savings And Acoustical Performance summarizes research findings comparing acoustical and air leakage data in sealed and unsealed metal ducts, insulated and uninsulated ducts and fiber glass duct systems. It describes findings which show fiber glass ducts to be more energy efficient, quieter and less expensive to install. (PDF)
Procedures

NAIMA: Fibrous Glass Residential Duct Construction Standards
North American Insulation Manufacturers Association sells the Fibrous Glass Residential Duct Construction Standards. IT focuses on fabrication and installation of fiber glass duct board systems in residential situations (single and multi-family). It illustrates and describes the two basic types of residential duct systems, methods of conducting straight duct sections and simple fittings and approved closure systems, and job inspection checklist. (PDF)
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