Category Archives: Below-Grade Insulation, Sheathing & Wall Applications

ACH Foam Technologies Solves the Rigid Insulation Water Absorption Equation

By: John Cowan, Regional Sales Manager There are several things I think we can all agree upon about rigid insulation. Performance in the field is more important than laboratory results. Stability and long-term performance of R-Values outweighs the published R-Value … Continue reading

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FAKE NEWS: Are Published R-Values for Polyiso and XPS Insulation Real or Fake?

By: Dale Mullikin, Sales Representative – Architectural Products It can be hard to know what is real or what is fake. If it is published somewhere it seems to be accepted as real. If a manufacturer produces a Tech Data … Continue reading

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The Best Below-Grade Rigid Foam Available Today!

By: John Myers, Sales Representative For many years now the market place for below-grade insulation has assumed XPS is the product to use. However, a recent update to the 40 year old test data has just proven that EPS and … Continue reading

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Specifications – Are they important?

By: Dale Mullikin, Regional Sales Manger Architects, engineers, and contractors all agree that specifications are really important. Specifications are written by architects and engineers to make sure the project is built with appropriate materials and provide details for specific use … Continue reading

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All that Glitters is Not Gold: How Stable is your R-Value?

By: Doug Wehrwein, Sales Representative It’s generally understood that extruded polystyrene (XPS) offers more initial R-value per inch than expanded polystyrene (EPS) yet because of its lower cost, EPS offers a better value. Are you aware that XPS manufacturers use … Continue reading

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