Category: Plasti-Fab

Plasti-Fab’s Exterior Sheathing Insulation – Keeping You Cool When Temperatures Soar

Follow us on Twitter;  @plastifab It’s June, and depending on your climate, you are probably experiencing the joys of summer, including temperatures that can really put a strain on the air conditioner.   We are all trying to find the best way to keep our…

Who Uses Exterior Insulating Sheathing & Why is it Important?

The correct answer is, people who are looking to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and save on energy costs, and truly, who DOESN’T want that? People are continually looking at different ways to increase their energy efficiency and decrease their energy costs….

Plasti-Fab EPS Product Solutions Commercial Construction Series Wrap Up

For those of you who have been following along with our blog series, you know that we have covered insulation solutions and insulated building components for Commercial Construction. The end result provides a fully insulated, high performing, energy efficient commercial structure. Not only is…

Plasti-Fab Commercial Construction Series – Insulated Roofing Solutions

As we move into the final stages of building and insulating our commercial building, let’s take a look at what we have this far. First, the below grade insulation solutions created an excellent, energy-efficient foundation for the building. Then we moved on to the…

Rebar Explained – A Comprehensive Guide to Rebar in ICFs

Compared to conventional foundation walls, ICFs require more rebar.  However you can have a 6” thick concrete wall with ICF opposed to an 8” conventional foundation wall in most cases.  Therefore the extra rebar can save you 2” of concrete throughout your foundation walls….

Plasti-Fab® Commercial Construction Series – Above Grade Wall Solutions

Last week we covered what an energy efficient commercial building looks like below grade. Now we are continuing with our build as we move to the types of products and construction methods for the above grade walls. Our goal with this building is to…

Plasti-Fab Commercial Construction Series – Better Building Below Grade

Last week we introduced our commercial series in EPS (expanded Polystyrene) product solutions, and this week we jump into the below grade products and applications. While all the building components & materials are important to a well insulated and energy efficient structure, it all…