Division 7 Ebook Page 315 Metal Building Insulation Overview

Section Overview Metal Building Insulation Owens Corning provides many insulation solutions for metal buildings that provide excellent thermal performance as well as a variety of faced or unfaced and interior finish options and installation systems. Owens Corning's new EcoTouch Insulation with PureFiber Technology for Metal Buildings provides exceptional thermal and acoustical performance and is energy efficient, verified formaldehyde-free* and made with natural** materials. It's not only an improved product with new advantages but also continues to comply with all industry standards and provides equivalent thermal performance. EcoTouch Insulation for Certified R Metal Building Owens Corning EcoTouch Insulation for Certified R Metal Building, used as part of the insulation system in the roofs and side walls of metal buildings, is designed to be laminated with a variety of facings to provide attractive interior finishes, abuse resistance, and assistance in control of moisture. It is a light density fibrous glass blanket designed to be laminated with a variety of appropriate facings and is typically installed over the structural members (purlins and girts) and inside the exterior panels. This method generally accommodates single layer installations. Methods are also available to apply insulation between purlins so as to accommodate greater insulation thickness. EcoTouch Insulation for MBI Plus EcoTouch Insulation for MBI Plus is a light density fibrous glass blanket designed for use in metal building roofs and walls, applied between or over the purlins or girts when unfaced insulation is required. The product is intended for installation at the job- site and is not designed for lamination. In a typical double layer roof system, EcoTouch Insulation for MBI Plus will be applied as the second layer of material, between the purlins, after installing a laminated layer of EcoTouch Insulation for Certified R Metal Building over the purlins. Metal Building Insulation * Applies to insulation component only. ** Unfaced insulation made with a minimum of 96% by weight natural materials consisting of minerals and plant-based compounds.

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