Fiberglass or foam glass pipe and fitting insulation

Reference: H.3.2

LEME Mitigation

To reduce heat losses of the steam network

Applicable to any steam or hot water boiler house

Estimated pay back time short term : 2-4 years, medium term: 4-6 years, long term : 6-8 years (*)

Short/medium term

For steam and condensate recovery network
The U.S. DOE estimates that the installation of insulation on valves, pipes, and fittings can reduce steam system energy use by 1-3% (U.S. DOE 2006c).