Frequently Asked Questions: Mechanical Insulation and NCMI

Find anwers to common questions about mechanical insulation and NCMI below. Got another question? Don’t hesitate to contact us.

Q: What types of projects does NCMI work on?

A: NCMI provides professional mechanical insulation services to the commercial and industrial markets. NCMI may act as a subcontractor or prime contractor for large-scale projects. NCMI specializes in mechanical insulation for furnaces, boilers, ducts, piping, tanks and vessels. NCMI also provides certified energy appraisals through its professional energy audit team.

Q: I don’t know what type or thickness insulation I need. Can NCMI help determine what would best fit my needs?

A: Yes. NCMI’s experienced insulation professionals will work with you to determine the best insulation product for your facility and your budget.

Q: How do I go about getting a free estimate?

A: Just give us a call at 802-863-0027 or contact us online and we will get back to you to start the estimate process.

Q: Will installing mechanical insulation save me money? How much? How does NCMI determine this?

A: Upgrading mechanical insulation nearly always saves immediately in energy costs, and can frequently return investment within 2 years. NCMI can provide an initial energy appraisal to determine baseline energy costs and opportunities for increasing efficiency, which will also provide projected estimated costs savings based on your overall project investment.

Q: How does NCMI define success?

A: NCMI is successful when your mechanical insulation project is completed on time and on budget, and your facility is operating at optimal energy efficiency and optimal cost.

Q: How long does it take to install mechanical insulation? Are your employees trained to install mechanical insulation?

A: NCMI’s professional mechcanical insulation experts receive ongoing training for product installation, new products, and on-the-job safety. The length of time that your project will take will be completely determined by the size of the project, as well as by other construction or renovation projects that might impact the insulation work.

Q: I don’t like fiberglass insulation, it’s too itchy. Does NCMI off any other types of insulation?

A: Fiberglass insulation is just one option NCMI offers for insulating mechical systems. Some of the other materials that we use include high-tech Aerogel, Polyisocyanurate Insulation, Closed-cell Rubber insulation, High-Temp Mineral Wool, and steel and aluminum jackets. Learn more here.

Q: How long has NCMI been in business?

A: NCMI has been providing professional mechanical insulation services for more than 30 years.