Tag: EPS insulation

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.

Why use EIFS with PlastiSpan Insulation in your Next Project?

Energy-Efficiency The growing popularity of EIFS is due to the fact that few if any, competitive materials offer such a wide range of desirable product benefits. Chief among these are superior energy efficiency and virtually unlimited design flexibility. PlastiSpan EPS insulation used in EIFS…

Completing a Residential Thermal Envelope with EPS Roofing Insulation

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Completing a Residential Thermal Envelope with EPS Roofing Insulation

We have made it to the final stage of our thermal envelope series on energy efficient insulation solutions for residential construction. Fully insulating a home to provide the best thermal envelope adds a value that is counted not just in the dollars saved from energy bills each month. A well insulated home is comfortable, quiet, and secure, adding a peace of mind & value that cannot be measured in dollars.

Exterior Insulating Sheathing for an Effective Thermal Envelope

Dramatic temperature fluctuations happen all over, whether you are experiencing cold snaps or heat waves, you want the interior of your home to be comfortable and the thermostat to stay where you put it! So how do you stop dreading that next energy bill? You guessed it – By having an effective thermal envelope around the exterior of your home. We have covered the below-grade applications, now we move on to exterior insulating sheathing for above-grade walls.

Top 5 Reasons to Insulate Your Home’s Foundation with Plasti-Fab EPS Products

Throughout the month we will be continuing our discussion on the importance of a thermal envelope for residential construction. Changing the thought process from individual insulating applications to how your home performs when all the pieces come together will help you decide what products…

High Compressive EPS For Pipe & Vessel Insulation

We are well into winter, where the ground experiences freezing and thawing cycle that affect soil stability. You can see evidence of this in the roads that crack, sag or otherwise are degraded by use when the soil is affected by the extreme temperatures….

Radon Resistant New Construction: What is it and why it is important?

With the concept of Today4Tomorrow being the key theme of this year’s Radon Action Month, the construction method of building Radon Resistance New Construction (RRNC) is key to this program’s success. In short, when you build a home today with Radon mitigation as part…