Tag: energy efficiency

Hiding in Plain Sight – A Look at Exterior Insulating Finish Systems (EIFS)

Have you noticed that the exterior finishes on buildings can range from sleek and modern to ornate and detailed? The varying degree of exterior finishes is commonly achieved through the use of a system called EIFS. EIFS is a general class of non-load bearing…

Thermal Envelope Part 2: Insulating Interior Basement Walls & Floors with Plasti-Fab EPS

Last week we covered insulating under a basement slab and around the outside of your foundation, covering the different product types associated with that. Now some of you remodelers may have skipped that one, since you already have a basement floor and think, well…

The Importance of Roofing Insulation for your Home or Commercial Building

No matter where you live, it is important to maintain a comfortable temperature for your home or commercial building by ensuring the installation and maintenance of insulation. Proper insulation in the structure is important to establish a thermal envelope for the most effective energy…

How to Insulate your Home with Exterior Sheathing from Plasti-Fab

It’s that season where all those outdoor home and garden projects are underway or they are in your plans to be completed sooner than later. If one of those items on your list is better insulating your home; let’s talk exterior sheathing, which is now commonly…

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…