Insulation Jackets Case Study: Garfield Building In San Francisco, CA

Oct 03 2019

The Garfield Building in San Francisco, located in the heart of the theater district, is a beautiful 28 unit building built by the Reid Brothers in 1908, and the infrastructure was totally gutted and remodeled in 2008. Dave Pritchard, the Garfield’s HOA President, reached out to ThermaXX in the Spring of 2018. Dave was passionately looking at all possible ways to become more energy efficient, and wanted to look at the potential cost effectiveness of techniques he had seen used commercially in the petrochemical and pharmaceutical industry applied in a residential application. Read more.

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Minimize Heat Loss With A Heat Loss Audit & Report

Sep 25 2019

Managing dozens or hundreds of mechanical components like steam traps, valves, and pipes operating throughout many buildings can be a daunting responsibility. Locating, identifying, and keeping the components tagged and in working order is difficult enough, let alone optimizing their energy efficiency by ensuring the best insulation is installed in the right places and is in good condition! Read more.

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CT Gov. Lamont’s Executive Order Combats Effects Of Climate Change

Sep 12 2019

On September 3rd, 2019 Governor of Connecticut Ned Lamont, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Katie Dykes, and over 80 environmental advocates convened the Governor’s Forum On Climate Change to discuss issues related to mitigating climate change, specifically as their administration prepares its package of legislative proposals for the 2020 session of the General Assembly, which begins in February. Read more.

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Thermaxx Clean Up Day: 2019!

Aug 29 2019

The entire Thermaxx Jackets team pitched in to clean up our outdoor areas on Friday August 16, 2019. The team did it the old fashioned way, picking up each piece by hand using garbage bags and boxes to collect the debris. It was a beautiful & fun day for the team to get out of the office, and now our outdoor spaces are cleaner for all to enjoy! Read more.

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Flexible Insulation Blankets

Aug 29 2019
Removable Steam Pipe Insulation

Traditional stay-in-place thermal insulation for piping and other components is rigid, and if it’s partially or fully removed for inspections or maintenance it usually can’t be replaced. Insulation that isn’t flexible, or rigid insulation, doesn’t work for every application. There are some cases where insulation blankets, like Thermaxx Jackets, are a better solution because they can be made with alternative insulation materials that are flexible. This allows for components of irregular shape to be insulated effectively. Read more.

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Marine Engine Room Insulation Blankets

Aug 21 2019
Engine Room On A Ferry

The engine room (or ER) of a large marine vessel such as a tug boat, fire boat, or mega ship houses the vessel’s prime mover, usually some variations of a heat engine – diesel engine, gas or steam turbine, or some combination of these. On a large percentage of vessels ships and boats, the engine room is located near the bottom, and at the rear or aft end of the vessel, and usually comprises few compartments. As shown in this video tour of a mega ship’s engine room, there are numerous components within the engine room including boilers, generators, fuel pumps, exhaust manifolds and more. Many of these marine engine room components benefit from the installation of insulation blankets. Read more.

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Thank You Summer 2019 Interns!

Aug 16 2019
Thermaxx Jackets Intern At Work

Today is our 2019 summer interns’ last day at the Thermaxx Jackets offices in West Haven, CT. It’s been a great privilege having these smart and talented students work for Thermaxx Jackets, and we’ve loved getting to know them as well. They brought their own skills and interests into our workplace, and made it a better and more successful place of business.

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Is Air An Insulator

Aug 14 2019
hot coffee in hand

If you’ve dealt with insulation in the past, you may have heard someone say that air is a good insulator. This statement may pose many questions if you are unfamiliar with insulation or the properties of air. To get to the bottom of this, you must ask yourself, “Why is air a good insulator?” Get the answers- read more!

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Thermaxx & Jereco Singapore Partner to Bring Smart Steam System Solution & Energy Savings to Asia

Aug 12 2019
Singapore

Thermaxx, LLC, a Connecticut-based company that specializes in designing and manufacturing custom removable insulation jackets for commercial and industrial insulation applications, has partnered with Jereco Singapore Pte Ltd to expand internationally into the Singaporean market. Read more!

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Protection From Hot Pipes & Components Using Insulation Blankets

Aug 08 2019

Thermaxx Jackets recently had a customer that was seeking to insulate all of the hot pipes and components in their learning facility after an employee had been burned when coming into contact with a bare hot component’s surface. Removable insulation blankets by Thermaxx Jackets are great for improving your steam system’s energy efficiency, but the safety benefits for your personnel are overlooked far too often. Read more.

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