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Pacor Earns NIA’s 2016 Platinum Theodore H. Brodie Safety Award

Posted on Tuesday June 20, 2017

On March 31, 2017, The National Insulation Association (NIA) announced the 2016 Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award winners at their Annual Convention. Pacor is proud to announce they have earned the Platinum level of the 2016 NIA Distinguished Safety Award for the second consecutive year in the Distributor/Fabricator Class. NIA’s Safety Award, the only national […]

Pacor, Inc. Names their New Director of Sales

Posted on Thursday July 7, 2016

Pacor, Inc., an authorized OEM Fabricating Partner for Aspen Aerogels and a Johns Manville Select Master Fabricator, is proud to announce that Todd Hudson has joined the company as their new Director of Sales. Todd is an accomplished Sales and Marketing Leader with more than 15 years of experience driving sales growth, market analysis, and […]

Pacor Associates Appreciation Day

Posted on Wednesday July 2, 2014

Pacor Associates gather to celebrate Associates Appreciation Day. On Saturday, June 21st, 2014 Pacor Associates gathered at Bamboo Gardens to celebrate Associates Appreciation Day for our Bordentown, NJ location. Pacor Associates Appreciation Day is a time for our associates and their family and invited guests to come and enjoy a day together with lots of […]

Calculating the K, R and C Factors for Insulation

Posted on Monday June 9, 2014

What is the K Factor of Insulation? The K factor of insulation represents the material’s thermal conductivity or ability to conduct heat. Usually, insulation materials have a K Factor of less than one. The lower the K factor, the better the insulation. The textbook definition of the K factor is “The time rate of steady […]

How to Calculate Heat Loss for Steam Pipes

Posted on Thursday May 15, 2014

Many industrial facilities have steam pipes throughout their infrastructure and suffer significant and, thus expensive, heat loss. Calculating heat loss is an important step in capturing the possible energy cost savings for industrial facilities. The necessary information can be gathered by a thorough facility inspection. Inspect the facility and map out the heating system notes […]

The Advantages of Aerogel Insulation Compared to Other Types of Insulation

Posted on Friday April 25, 2014

There are a diverse range of materials used for insulation. The five most common types are fiberglass, mineral wool, cellulose, polyurethane foam and polystyrene foam. Each has their benefits, but also negative factors. In comparison to aerogel insulation, one understands how those negative factors can out-weigh the benefits. 1. Fiberglass Fiberglass is the most common […]

Five Ways Removable Insulation Covers can Improve Compliance with OSHA Regulations

Posted on Tuesday April 8, 2014

1. Hot Pipe Coverage Even though OSHA does not have a specific regulation defining when hot pipes need to be covered, they have stated “OSHA does consider exposed heated surfaces, if there is a potential for injury, to be a hazard and will issue citations if employees can come into contact with such surfaces.” There […]