Technical name for this type of insulation is___?


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Old 12-11-19, 11:38 AM
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Technical name for this type of insulation is___?

I live in a condo. We have a unit that controls our heating/cooling called the "heating coil unit". Has a fibre glass filter that sits near the front and a larger thicker "pad" like unit the superintendent called "insulation". MUCH too vague clearly.

Claims if I bought a pad from a contractor it would run me $120 CDN. He has pads he'd sell me for $80.00 CDN.

I'm thinking...he must be trying to put one over on me and make some money. These "insulation pads" couldn't possibly cost more than $20 CDN. Can some one give me the technical name? Maybe even give me a link to a CDN online retailer like Home Depot, Lowe's...etc.??

Thanks in advance!!
 
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Old 12-11-19, 12:53 PM
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Picture and dimensions of this so called pad? Make / Model number of the unit? Is it a PTAC?
 
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Old 12-11-19, 01:13 PM
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Hey Tomf,

I can take a photo of this pad tomorrow when there's better light. But it is a 1cm thick grey pd about 1ft by 2 ft.

I just need the technical name of this pad so I can search for it on Home Depot's website.

As for the model # of the "fan coil unit"...I suppose I can look inside the unit and hope there's a label under the door (hoping it's not behind the unit. Do you own a shop? Why the details? Just to give me the "technical name" for this type of insulation? There's got to be a name for it. Not looking for the brand. Just the name...clearly it's not "dry wall insulation"...etc.

I'll try to take a photo of it tomorrow and post back if you really need a photo.
 
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Old 12-11-19, 01:59 PM
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All most all models are different so make and model# help.
 
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True. Will have the model# and a photo tomorrow. Thanks
 
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Old 12-12-19, 05:32 AM
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This is beginning to sound like the filter for a Ductless/PTAC
 
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Old 12-22-19, 03:16 AM
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If you wan to search out for it then try to do a guess work in google images and then identify it from its picture it is easier way or provide the picture in this forum so we can help you out.
 
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Old 12-22-19, 08:23 AM
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We need to wait for a picture from the OP before responding further.
How-to-insert-pictures.
 
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I wonder if the OP was talking about something like these?
I did not look for a price for them but the HVAC tech left the package (empty) behind when they serviced the mini-split units in the apartment complex where I live

Edit: I looked and I found a supplier of them
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Last edited by CircuitBreaker; 12-27-19 at 07:01 PM. Reason: Found a place selling the Mini Strips pads
 

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