Author Archives: Jim Nugent

The Polar-R Triple Threat

By: Jim Nugent, Regional Sales Manager With the new code requirements for continuous insulation and weatherable barriers coupled with the trend in construction design moving towards commercial and residential buildings having “out-bound” insulation, architects are looking for sheathing products that … Continue reading

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Lower R-Values for Polyiso in 2014. EPS Always Remains the Same.

By: Jim Nugent, Sales Representative – Architectural Products I am sure all of you connected to the roofing industry (architects, consultants, contractors and distributors) are well aware of the new lower Polyiso R-Values going into effect in 2014. Some of … Continue reading

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We Told You so….!

By:  Jim Nugent, Sales Representative – Architectural Products Starting in 2014 Polysio manufacturers will be publishing lower R-values for their products. These lower R-values are a result of new test procedures used to try and predict the long term R-Values … Continue reading

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New R-Value Requirements

By:  Jim Nugent, Sales Representative – Architectural Products With both ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers) and IECC (International Energy Conservation Code) updating their R value requirements and setting new standards for continuous insulation (ci), building owners … Continue reading

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SIPs and Passive House Design

By:  Jim Nugent, Sales Representative – Architectural Products As I start a new year I like to take a moment to reflect on 2012. Something that caught my attention in 2012 was the number of calls I was getting from … Continue reading

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