Author Archives: Jim Nugent

A New Approach to Referencing Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) for the Construction Industry

By:  Jim Nugent, Regional Sales Manager For many years the EPS industry has used material density as a way to identify material types, in the construction industry, the time has come to reevaluate that terminology. While I have been in … Continue reading

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What You May Not Know About Your Roof Insulation

By: Jim Nugent, Regional Sales Manager In Recent years, building codes increased minimum R-Values for commercial buildings which also increased the cost for new and replacement roofs. The insulation in the roof assembly is the most expensive component in the … Continue reading

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The Polar Advanatge

Jim Nugent, Regional Sales Manager The primary function of rigid insulation on a building is to thermally protect the building envelop and provide energy savings and comfort to the occupants. Energy codes and experience are driving the growing of placing … Continue reading

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R-Control SIP Roof Panels

By:  Jim Nugent, Sales Representative – Architectural Products Structural Insulated Panels better known as SIPs have been in use for well over 50 years and R-Control SIPs manufactured by ACH Foam Technologies is the most recognizable brand name in the … Continue reading

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Foam-Control Plus+: “The Right Choice”

By: Jim Nugent, Regional Sales Manager It has been very exciting to see the continued growth in the use of EPS in a wide range of below-grade, underslab, and frost protected foundation applications. The growth of ACH Foam’s brand of … Continue reading

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