Category Archives: Roof Insulation

Why 75 degrees is NOT effective for measuring R-value performance

By: John Cowan, Regional Sales Manager Are you curious why 75 degrees is used as the temperature for measuring R-Value insulation levels? Were you aware of this standard? You may be thinking no one cares. If you are a building … 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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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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Hitting the (Roofing) Slopes

By: Jim Nugent, Regional Sales Manager With snow season here many are thinking about ‘hitting the slopes’ to go downhill skiing. In the commercial insulation business, slopes aren’t nearly as fun or exciting but a critical component of tapered roof … Continue reading

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