Functions of Insulation?

Insulation is used to perform one or more of the following functions:

– Reduce heat loss or heat gain to achieve energy conservation.

– Protect the environment through the reduction of CO2 , NOx and greenhouse gases.

– Control surface temperatures for personnel and equipment protection.

– Control the temperature of commercial and industrial processes.
– Prevent or reduce condensation on surfaces.

– Increase operating efficiency of heating/ventilation/cooling, plumbing, steam, process and power systems.

– Prevent or reduce damage to equipment from exposure to fire or corrosive atmospheres.

– Reduce noise from mechanical systems.