b'Commercial and industrial insulation standards manual now available in CanadaOTTAWAThe Thermal Insulation Association of Canada (TIAC), which oversees quality and standards for mechanical insulation in Canada, has partnered with the Midwest Insulation Contrac-tors Association (MICA) to bring the North American Commercial and Industrial Insulation Standards (NACIIS) Manual to Canada. It is the countrys only standards manual for mechanical insulation and its now available for purchase. In 2017, during the initial stages of updating its Best Practices Guide (BPG), TIACs Innovators Group realized there were similarities between the BPG and the MICA manual, then called the National Commercial and Industrial Insulation Standards, indicates a release. In late 2021, TIAC finalized an agreement with MICA to endorse the manual and the ninth edition was renamed the North American Commercial and Industrial Insulation Standards (NACIIS) manual.It contains updated information related to the design, specification and installation of thermal insulation on piping, fittings, ductwork, equipment and vessels found within commercial heating/ventilating/ cooling and plumbing systems. Industri-al power and process systems information on fire-stopping systems is also included and refrigeration and cryogenic systems have been added. Our industry in Canada now has a fully functional and up-to-date standard that they can refer to when they work on complex projects, or if they simply(continued to page 26) PLACE YOUR BUSINESS CARD AD HEREAffordable Yearly RateContact the MICA Office for Details2'