Author Archives: Pat Austin

About Pat Austin

BSIE from Marquette University in 1986, MSMSE from UW Madison in 1989. General contractor for 13 years before joining the ACH Foam team in 2007. Married to Kelly, with four sons.

The Rest of the [EPS] Story

By:  Pat Austin, Sales Representative – Architectural Products At the risk of dating myself, I have to admit that one of my favorite personalities in the entertainment industry was the late Paul Harvey, who made famous by a short program he … Continue reading

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Foam-Control EPS Roof Insulation – A No-Brainer

By: Pat Austin, Sales Representative – Architectural Products In Wisconsin, a lot of folks with German ancestry play a card game called sheepshead. When someone is playing sheepshead and gets dealt a hand with all the dominant cards, in which … Continue reading

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Compressive Strengths of Foam-Control Plus+

By: Pat Austin, Sales Representative – Architectural Products A common application of our Foam-Control Plus+ architectural grade EPS insulation is to provide insulation under poured concrete floors. In this situation, it is important for the designer to provide adequate compressive … Continue reading

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Continuous Insulation Made to Order

By:  Pat Austin, Sales Representative – Architectural Products As code officials contemplate how to improve the performance of our buildings, they have come to realize the importance of minimizing interruptions to the insulation envelope. These interruptions, often referred to as … Continue reading

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Re-Purposing a Building

By:  Pat Austin, Sales Representative – Architectural Products As many buildings progress through the course of their life-cycle, intended uses invariably change. Sometimes the changes are drastic, completely altering the form and function of a given facility. Other times the … Continue reading

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