Thermal insulation measures gaining momentum on Capitol Hill

Thermal insulation measures gaining momentum on Capitol Hill

Introduced by U.S. Reps. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) and Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.), H.R. 4801 provides a clear mechanism for the federal government to conserve resources and cut spending in working toward a viable energy strategy for the future. A coalition letter sent to representatives Kinzinger and McNerney stated that vast amounts of energy, water and money are needlessly wasted every day by current heating and cooling techniques. Improved insulation measures would have an immense impact on the U.S. economy as a whole.

CHICAGO — Pipe insulation initiatives for buildings have been gaining a head of “steam,” both through the legislative and code process. Last month, with efforts from International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) and support from CONTRACTOR magazine — and a strong contingent of industry players — bill H.R. 4801, which calls for the Department of Energy to report on the impact and savings po

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