Tag: environment

Building your above grade walls using Advantage Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF’s)

As we begin to move into cooler weather, our thoughts turn to the heating season and ways to save on our energy expenses. At Plasti-Fab, we have a variety of different solutions for your insulation needs, but this week we will look to one of…

EPS vs XPS: The Facts Behind the Foam

DESIGNERS, SPECIFIERS, BUILDERS, AND DEVELOPERS HAVE EVER-CHANGING NEEDS. Plasti-Fab EPS insulation meets those needs better than other solutions for a number of reasons. For 50 years Plasti-Fab has been the supplier of choice for expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation product solutions. In those years, we have learned a thing or two about what works for various types of building products applications from residential and commercial construction, geotechnical applications, and so much more.

The Sustainable Promise of PFB – A look inside the world of Molecules to Mansions

What does it mean to make a sustainable promise? Does it mean the employees toss their coffee cups into recycling and not the trash? Or that we all ride our bikes to work to save energy? Or how about low flow toilets and energy…

Building your above grade walls using Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF’s)

Written by: Colin Showalter Follow Colin on Twitter @Colin_PlastiFab As we begin to move into cooler weather, our thoughts turn to the heating season and ways to save on our energy expenses. At Plasti-Fab, we have a variety of different solutions for your insulation needs,…

Insulspan SIPs used in BC’s first R-2000 Net Zero Energy Ready Home

R-2000 Net Zero Energy Ready Home Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Arthur Lo has been building energy-efficient homes for over 17 years. His Vancouver-based company Insightful Healthy Homes has certified all their projects through Natural Resources Canada’s R-2000 program, offering homebuyers a high degree of…

Building your above grade walls using Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF’s)

Written by: Colin Showalter Follow Colin on Twitter @Colin_PlastiFab Walls built with the Advantage ICF System provide improved energy efficiency that results in reduced operating costs for the life of the building. In addition, since less energy is consumed, related greenhouse gas emissions are proportionately…

Plasti-Fab products lead Scouts camp on path to sustainability

Camp McLean – Langley, British Columbia, Canada Written By: Chris Schwind Located along the Little Campbell River outside of Langley, British Columbia, Camp McLean is one of the primary scout camps for the Scouts Canada Fraser Valley Council, servicing over 6,000 members. Following the…