The Thermal Insulation Affiliation of Canada (TIAC), Canada’s nationwide affiliation overseeing high quality and requirements for mechanical insulation, has partnered with the Midwest Insulation Contractors’ Affiliation (MICA) to convey a nationwide requirements guide to Canada.
North American Business and Industrial Insulation Requirements (NACIIS) Guide – Canada’s solely requirements guide for mechanical insulation – is now accessible for buy. Through the preliminary levels of updating its Greatest Practices Information (BPG) in 2017, TIAC’s Innovators Group rapidly realized vital similarities between the BPG and the Midwest Insulation Contractors Affiliation (MICA) guide, then known as Nationwide Business and Industrial Insulation Requirements or “MICA guide”.
In late 2021, TIAC finalized an settlement with MICA to endorse the guide, and the ninth version—renamed the North American Business and Industrial Insulation Requirements (NACIIS) guide—is now accessible.
The NACIIS guide incorporates up to date data associated to the design, specification, and set up of thermal insulation on piping, fittings, ductwork, tools, and vessels discovered inside business heating/ventilating/cooling and plumbing techniques.
Industrial energy and course of techniques data on firestopping techniques can be included, and refrigeration and cryogenic techniques have been added.
The guide is revealed as a service to contractors, engineers, designers, homeowners, and mechanical insulation business. This useful resource has grown to be acknowledged because the authoritative supply for specifying and speaking set up particulars for mechanical insulation techniques throughout america and Canada.
The NACIIS Guide is presently solely accessible in English. The following section of TIAC’s settlement with MICA is to have the guide translated to French to be used throughout Canada.
For extra data, go to tiac.ca.
North American Commercial and Industrial Mechanical Insulation Standards Manual Now Available