Tag: EPS insulation

Insulate Cathedral Ceilings with PlastiSpan or DuroFoam

Written By: Melissa Carruthers Let’s talk about your roof… The roof area can be the area of highest heat loss in buildings. In order to conserve energy and to make buildings more comfortable, building codes stipulate higher R-value  for the roof area compared to…

General Contractor Relies on PlastiSpan HD for Residential Remodeling

For contractor Yves Voyer, Plasti-Fab EPS products have become a go-to solution for energy-efficient retrofits. Voyer owns YVEX Construction, a Gatineau, Quebec-based general contracting firm specializing in residential and commercial remodeling. On residential remodels, Voyer is able to increase the energy efficiency of nearly…

How-to do Plumbing in my ICF Walls

Written by: Colin Showalter A frequently asked question I get is, “How do I do my plumbing in my Advantage ICF walls?” The Advantage ICF system is typically used for construction of exterior walls of a building. Plumbing is rarely placed in exterior walls….

Using DuroFoam to Insulate your Basement Floor

Written by: Melissa Carruthers Last week I covered how to insulate your basement floor using PlastiSpan insulation. Plasti-Fab has another insulation product called DuroFoam, that can be used in this application as well. Essentially DuroFoam is PlastiSpan but DuroFoam is laminated with a green…

How to Insulate a Basement Floor with PlastiSpan

Written By: Melissa Carruthers So now that the walls are done, its time to tackle the floors. Follow the steps below to warm up that basement even more. Step 1: You need to install a moisture barrier, cover the entire floor area with 6-mil…

How-to do Electrical in my ICF Walls

Written by: Colin A frequently asked question I get is, “How do I do my electrical in my Advantage ICF walls?” I will explain to you how easy these few steps can be. Step 1 Standard electrical boxes which are 3” deep can be…