Category Archives: Roof Insulation

Why use Foam-Control PLUS+® for your roof insulation?

By: John Myers – Sales Representative, Architectural Products Today’s low slope roof systems are costing building owners considerably more money than they should. The consideration comes down to the actual “cost per R” of the insulation used in the system. … Continue reading

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Burning Characteristics of Common Insulation Materials

By: Tamara Middleton, Sales Representative – Architectural Products ASTM E84 Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Material compares the burning behavior of a material with that of a select grade red oak.  This test involves a sample … Continue reading

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Why Not Tapered EPS?

  By: Nick Harvill, Sales Representative   I recently had an Architect ask me why should they use Foam-Control® PLUS+® Tapered EPS to slope their roofs rather than Polyiso?  My answer was, “Why wouldn’t you use EPS?” It has been proven … Continue reading

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Flute Fillers are Roof Insulation

By: Jim Nugent, Regional Sales Manager Foam-Control® and Foam-Control® Plus+® roof insulation can be used in a variety of roof assemblies. Fully adhered, mechanically attached membranes. Also green roofs, inverted roofs, protected membranes and many others. Foam-Control® and Foam-Control® Plus+® is available in … Continue reading

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What Does UL Classified Mean?

By: Tamara Middleton, Sales Representative – Architectural Products UL, Underwriters Laboratories, is an American consulting company that provides certification on the safety and environmental claims of a product.  In order to be classified under UL a product must meet specific … Continue reading

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