Tag: Rvalue

Project Highlights of PlastiSpan EPS used in EIFS Applications

This month we have covered what is EIFS and the technical ins and outs of the PlastiSpan insulation used in the component system for added quality and energy efficiency. Let’s have some fun and end our month with a showcase of projects that used…

Hiding in Plain Sight – A Look at Exterior Insulating Finish Systems (EIFS)

Have you noticed that the exterior finishes on buildings can range from sleek and modern to ornate and detailed? The varying degree of exterior finishes is commonly achieved through the use of a system called EIFS. EIFS is a general class of non-load bearing…

Better Building Ideas from the Ground up: Commercial Series

Welcome to our commercial construction series where we will essentially “build” a commercial structure with Plasti-Fab’s energy efficient EPS products. Over the course of the next month, we will begin with below grade applications and work our way all the way to the roof!…

Project Highlights of PlastiSpan EPS used in EIFS Applications

This month we have covered what is EIFS and the technical ins and outs of the PlastiSpan insulation used in the component system for added quality and energy efficiency. Let’s have some fun and end our month with a showcase of projects that used…

PlastiSpan Insulation: A Key Component in EIFS

Last week we talked about what Exterior Insulating Finish System are, and how they can be used in multiple types of construction methods. Today we are going to cover a key component of the system itself: the insulation. EIFS provides many advantages that other…

EIFS: A Growing Choice for Energy Efficient Building Systems

For many years, the stucco-like appearance of Exterior Insulating Finish Systems (EIFS) has given commercial buildings high curb appeal, broad design and color flexibility; low maintenance and durability; and increased energy efficiency. This application is not just reserved for commercial construction however, as homeowners…

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…