Tag: insulation

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 – Insulated Roofing Solutions

As we move into the final stages of building and insulating our commercial building, let’s take a look at what we have this far. First, the below grade insulation solutions created an excellent, energy-efficient foundation for the building. Then we moved on to the…

Plasti-Fab® Commercial Construction Series – Above Grade Wall Solutions

Last week we covered what an energy efficient commercial building looks like below grade. Now we are continuing with our build as we move to the types of products and construction methods for the above grade walls. Our goal with this building is 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…

The benefits of using PlastiSpan Insulation as a component in EIFS

EIFS is an insulating, decorative and protective finish system for exterior walls that can be installed on any type of construction. It is the only exterior wall covering that insulates and provides weather protection in a selection of shapes, colors, and textures that can…

What is Compressive Strength and Why is it Important in Your Project

When designing or building a structure, the insulation under the slab will be responsible for carrying a certain level of load (also known as stress). It is common for this load to be specified in code listings and engineering specifications related to the project….

Achieving Energy-Efficiency & Code Compliance with Under Slab Insulation

Under slab insulation serves two purposes in commercial construction. Not only does it allow you to meet the codes for compressive resistance, but it also insulates your space for a more efficient structure. With products that range from 10 all the way to 60…

Unique Uses for EPS: Part 1 – Home Decor

Plasti-Fab EPS is more than just insulation. This month, we will be looking at the unique uses of EPS and the versatility the product offers.  As you look around your home or office, you may realize we all have that ONE bare wall. The…

Radon Guard™ Insulation: Helping achieve “Today4Tomorrow” in the fight against Radon Gas

Plasti-Fab provides Radon Guard™ insulation for Radon Mitigation as Radon Awareness month is in full swing!