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Roof Insulation Performance in Cold Climates

By: Pat Austin, Sales Representative – Architectural Products In the northern parts of the United States and Canada, insulation usage is largely designed to keep buildings warm. In Wisconsin, where I live, our average year-round temperature hovers around 45°F, depending … Continue reading

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Roof Insulation: A Comparison of Performance & Environmental Considerations

By: Tamara Middleton, Sales Representative – Architectural Products Most flat commercial roof buildings today use one of three insulations: polyisocyanurate (polyiso), extruded polystyrene (XPS), or expanded polystyrene (EPS).  These are used above the roof deck and protected by the roof … Continue reading

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What You May Not Know About Your Roof Insulation

By: Jim Nugent, Regional Sales Manager In Recent years, building codes increased minimum R-Values for commercial buildings which also increased the cost for new and replacement roofs. The insulation in the roof assembly is the most expensive component in the … Continue reading

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Choose the Right “Cap” for Your Roof

By: John Myers, Sales Representative – Architectural Products You wear a cap on your head to keep warm in the cold weather or keep cool in the hot sunny weather, buildings like people need to be protected from the heat … Continue reading

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Curious Findings About Polyisocyanurate

By: Doug Wehrwein, Sales Representative – Architectural Products It’s interesting and confusing at times, to analyze all the new test results and information about various roof insulation products.  Over the years polyisocyanurate has been the predominate insulation material used in commercial … Continue reading

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