Tag: R-value

What Experts are Saying about Exterior Foundation Insulation

The emphasis on a complete thermal envelope for a structure is a popular topic for both contractors and the homeowners who will live in them. While the concept of insulating above grade walls, roofs, selecting the proper windows and doors are all well discussed…

Plasti-Fab’s Exterior Sheathing Insulation – Keeping You Cool When Temperatures Soar

Follow us on Twitter;  @plastifab It’s June, and depending on your climate, you are probably experiencing the joys of summer, including temperatures that can really put a strain on the air conditioner.   We are all trying to find the best way to keep our…

Who Uses Exterior Insulating Sheathing & Why is it Important?

The correct answer is, people who are looking to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and save on energy costs, and truly, who DOESN’T want that? People are continually looking at different ways to increase their energy efficiency and decrease their energy costs….

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 – 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.

Better Building Ideas from the Ground Up

In this 3-part mini series we will be “building” an energy efficient home and featuring the insulation solutions that will provide the most effective thermal envelope. A well insulated home provides a comfortable living environment with affordable energy bills. Read on to learn about the importance of a well insulated foundation to start your home.