Tag Archives: ACH Foam Technologies

Problem: Compressible Building-Site Soils / Solution: Foam-Control® Geofoam

By: Pat Austin, Sales Representative When a potential building site is evaluated for its suitability to a proposed construction project, the load-bearing capacity of the soil supporting the structure is a major concern.  Geotechnical engineers are often consulted to evaluate … 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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Take a Dip with Geofoam for Rooftop Pools

By: Nick Harvill, Sales Representative While Foam-Control® Geofoam is often used to infill existing swimming pools that have outlived their purpose, Geofoam can also be used to shape new pools. Above grade pools are often installed in large metal boxes … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Interact with Your Customers?

By: Greg Gibson, Sales Representative When you call on an existing or potentially new customer do you stop and think what does this person know about my product, in my case this is expanded polystyrene (EPS)? Many of us in … Continue reading

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Flawed Studies and Misleading Statements Lead to EPS Ban in San Francisco

By: John Cowan, Regional Sales Manager Last summer the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance banning EPS products to include transport packaging, coolers, beach toys, and other EPS products. According to the Board of Supervisors, this progressive legislation … Continue reading

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