Metal building fabric liner systems have grown in popularity in the last several years as they maximize the use of the fiberglass insulation. Compared to other forms of insulation, fiberglass is the lowest cost per R-value. With a metal building liner system, the purlin and or girt cavity is filled, allowing the maximum amount of fiberglass to be installed while helping to reduce thermal bridging at the purlins and the girts.
Contractors and building owners select an MBI safety liner system for several reasons. Most notably, a liner system:
The major advantages of a Liner System (Simple Saver) over other fiberglass systems are:
Installing a Simple Saver system can be difficult the first time, but if you follow directions closely, it becomes an easy and repeatable task.
IDI offers three different metal building liner systems. Each system uses metal building fiberglass insulation and will achieve the same installed U-values.
The difference is with the fabric itself. We define the three choices as Good, Better, and Best.
Many people have said this for years. It’s easy if you follow the directions for installing new Simple Saver insulation. If you do not follow the directions, it can be very difficult.
Yes, in fact, a liner system will work better than any other filled cavity system when there is bracing within the purlin cavity. Flange bracing can be a little bit of a challenge, but we do have methods on how to fit in flange bracing. Building designers can also make accommodations for the flange brace attachment.
Yes! Simple Saver, MB Safety Liner, and Energy Craft are quickly becoming the preferred way to insulate metal building walls.
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