Tag Archives: Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)

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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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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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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You Can Trust Geofoam

By: Nick Harvill, Sales Representative Geofoam is a cellular plastic material that is strong with a very low density, one percent of traditional earth materials. Geofoam has been used in engineering and geotechnical applications worldwide for more than 30 years. … Continue reading

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The Rigid Insulation Of Choice For Cold Storage Applications

By: Fernando Dias, Sales Representative The demand for quality and healthy foods have sparked a recent increase in Cold Storage facilities being built throughout the U.S. People are wanting fresher foods with shorter life cycles. This means logistically having more … Continue reading

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