Author Archives: Terry Meier

Geofoam: Competing Against Dirt Cheap Soil

By: Terry Meier, Geofoam Specialist There is a saying that when something is extremely inexpensive it is “dirt cheap”. When using EPS foam as a light weight fill material (Geofoam), it is often replacing dirt, so then how can Geofoam … Continue reading

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EPS Geofoam for Theater Conversion & Stadium Seating Applications

By: Terry Meier, Geofoam Specialist   Geofoam is the perfect solution for the construction of stadium seating. It has been used in a variety of projects (over 2,000 jobs nationwide), ranging in size from a small home theater to a … Continue reading

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The Load Reduction and Arching Effect of Geofoam on Culverts & Pipelines

By: Terry Meier, Geofoam Specialist It has been stated that an amateur sells products, a professional sells solutions to problems. One of the many problems that Geofoam solves is vertical load reduction on underground structures. The problem of earth pressure … Continue reading

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Geofoam at 11,000 Feet: Reaching New Heights

By: Terry Meier, Sales Representative In the winter of 2015/16 Snowbird ski resort opened a new upscale cafeteria-style restaurant known as “THE SUMMIT”. It is located at the top of the tram on Hidden Peak, 11,000 feet above sea level … Continue reading

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Insulation: Good, Better, & Best

By: Terry Meier, Sales Representative, Architectural Products Some choices are good but others are better. Just because something is good is not necessarily reason for selecting it. Many years ago the Sears Roebuck catalog would display some of its merchandise … Continue reading

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