Tag: R-value

Exterior Insulation Sheathing Solutions that Save you Money

Welcome to the new year! We would like to kick off the year with a conversation about exterior sheathing insulation, and the cost savings associated with insulating your home. Whether you are retrofitting, remodeling or building new, the insulation you select for your project is paramount to a well functioning thermal envelope.

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.

Plasti-Fab Helps Manitoba Company Bring a Vision Founded on Good Food To Life

Plasti-Fab products help bring a Manitoba business’ vision to life with energy efficient products and thermal envelope solutions to meet their business needs.

Why Choose PlastiSpan HD Insulation for Your Next Project?

As I stand in my favorite Building supply dealer (BSD) reviewing some of my options for insulation, I wonder why people choose PlastiSpan over PlastiSpan HD or the other way around. Why would I choose PlastiSpan HD? So I decided it would be my next…

A Practical Guide to Insulating your Exterior Foundation Walls with EPS Rigid Foam

It’s that time of year when building is in full swing. You can hardly drive down the road without seeing a new home in some stage of the construction process. While building a new home is exciting, there are stages that are not always…

Plasti-Fab Launches Graphite-Enhanced EPS Product Solutions

EnerSpan™ Insulation: Boosting your R-value with premium insulation With a lot of EPS products available on the market today, Plasti-Fab decided to develop a product that uses graphite in the EPS bead to enhance the performance of the EPS, and pass the benefit on to…

Insulate Cathedral Ceilings with PlastiSpan® or DuroFoam® by Plasti-Fab

Insulation is important in a variety of areas in your home. It is what helps create the all important thermal envelope. This month we have really been focusing on roof insulation, and how it helps your home. A lot of insulation solutions are well…