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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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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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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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IH794 – Building Highway Access Ramps with Geofoam

By: Pat Austin, Sales Representative    Over the past few years, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has endeavored to renovate Interstate Highway 794 in downtown Milwaukee.  This highway runs past the port of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan’s lakefront, over the … Continue reading

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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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