Tag: walls

Precast Concrete Tilt-up Walls for Energy Efficiency Commercial Construction

Another energy efficient wall solution in commercial construction is the precast concrete panel option. Also known as tilt-up walls, they can be easily and economically insulated by incorporating Plasti-Fab PlastiSpan insulation into the panel when they are manufactured. The panel can then be easily…

Bracing & Scaffolding for Advantage ICF Projects

What Types of bracing/scaffolding are available for my ICF project First of all what are bracing/scaffolding systems and what are they used for? These systems support the wall and allow people to work off the ground to reach higher up the walls. They also…

Keeping the Cold out Part II: How to Insulate your Basement Walls

Yesterday we looked at how to begin insulating your basement by using PlastiSpan insulation on the floor. Walls can be just as important as the floor when insulating, especially if you have a walkout basement or exposed foundation walls. Our goal is energy efficiency,…

Tilt-up Walls for Energy Efficiency Commercial Construction

Another energy efficient wall solution in commercial construction is the precast concrete panel option. Also known as tilt-up walls, they can be easily and economically insulated by incorporating Plasti-Fab PlastiSpan insulation into the panel when they are manufactured. The panel can then be easily…

Insulspan in Sustainability: Project Pictures

In addition to the SAK house we featured on Monday, Insulspan has been part of many sustainable projects over the years. Here are just a few of our projects during the construction phase of the sustainable homes. For more information on the sustainable projects…

How-to do electrical in my Advantage ICF Walls

Written by: Colin Showalter Follow Colin on Twitter @Colin_PlastiFab A frequently asked question I get is, “How do I do my electrical in my Advantage ICF walls?” I will explain how easy these few steps can be. Step 1 Standard electrical boxes which are 3” deep can be cut…

How to Insulate Interior Basement Walls using PlastiSpan

Written By: Melissa So, you need more space? And your undeveloped, cold basement is the only place that you can go? In order to use this space it needs to be livable. Below I have listed step by step instructions to get you started on…