Tag: energy savings

Exterior Sheathing Solutions to Help Beat the Heat as Temperatures Rise

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 about exterior sheathing, which…

Why Wall Insulation Is Key to a Comfortable Home

Insulating your home or building with exterior insulated sheathing instantly improves the energy efficiency of your space. Because it is applied to the exterior, insulating sheathing can be included in both new construction or renovation projects with ease. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to…

Plasti-Fab Commercial Construction Series – Insulating Below Grade

Welcome to our Commercial Construction series using Plasti-Fab EPS Products. While all the building components & materials are important to a well insulated and energy efficient structure, it all starts with a good foundation.Let’s take a look at some high-performing insulation and compressive strength…

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 Roofing Recap – Why Plasti-Fab EPS is your Choice in Roofing Insulation

If you have been following along with our topics for the month of September, it’s easy to see the value of roofing insulation in any project. From improved energy efficiency, to lowering your project costs with EPS insulation, roofing insulation is integral to the…

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 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…

How to Stay on Schedule Whatever the Weather with Advantage ICFs from Plasti-Fab

Don’t let the weather dictate your construction schedule. Stay on track with the Advantage ICF System.

Pouring Concrete in Cold Weather with Advantage ICFs

Living in Canada, a question I frequently get asked is “how cold of temperatures can I pour concrete into ICF blocks?” Concrete construction during cold weather conditions requires special consideration to ensure that the concrete achieves the desired strength prior to freezing. Conventional concrete…

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…