Category Archives: Perimeter & Below-Grade Insulation

Big Picture Contractor Initiative

By: John Myers, Sales Representative – Architectural Products It is easy for us to lose sight of all the opportunities that surround us as we focus on the demands that come our way daily. How often have you looked back … Continue reading

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Facts About EPS and Water Absorption

By: Doug Wehrwein, Sales Representative Extensive testing has confirmed that the closed-cell structure of EPS reduces moisture absorption over prolonged periods. Even when moisture absorption has reached the maximum threshold there is minimal effect on the thermal performance of EPS … 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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Foam-Control Plus+ Architectural Grade EPS Conquers Terror

By: John Myers, Sales Representative – Architectural Products Terror is part of our daily conversation. The world seems fraught with all sorts of alarm. We are becoming increasingly aware of and are on the watch for threats. In the construction … Continue reading

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LTTR Defined

By: John Myers, Sales Representative – Architectural Products LTTR & Published R-Value With 2014 and the changes in the Polyisocyanurate R-Values, it might be beneficial to try and better understand just how manufacturers came up with their published R-Values. Specifically, … Continue reading

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