Tag: R-value

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 – 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…

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.

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…

The Importance of Roofing Insulation for your Home or Commercial Building

No matter where you live, it is important to maintain a comfortable temperature for your home or commercial building by ensuring the installation and maintenance of insulation. Proper insulation in the structure is important to establish a thermal envelope for the most effective energy…

Advantage ICF home stands up to hurricane weather in South Carolina

Advantage ICF System®  – Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA As hurricanes are becoming more of a regular expectation along the southern coastline, homes are being built to withstand these forces of nature.  This southern Carolina homeowner turned to the Advantage ICF System to provide…

Radiant Floor Heating using PlastiSpan® HD Insulation

In our previous posts this month, we have covered using rigid foam insulation for under slab and exterior foundations. Now, imagine walking on a concrete, tile, or laminate covered floor without socks, and feeling comfortable and warm. This is a big benefit of having…