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Why use Foam-Control PLUS+® for your roof insulation?

By: John Myers – Sales Representative, Architectural Products Today’s low slope roof systems are costing building owners considerably more money than they should. The consideration comes down to the actual “cost per R” of the insulation used in the system. … Continue reading

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FAKE NEWS: Are Published R-Values for Polyiso and XPS Insulation Real or Fake?

By: Dale Mullikin, Sales Representative – Architectural Products It can be hard to know what is real or what is fake. If it is published somewhere it seems to be accepted as real. If a manufacturer produces a Tech Data … Continue reading

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Why Not Tapered EPS?

  By: Nick Harvill, Sales Representative   I recently had an Architect ask me why should they use Foam-Control® PLUS+® Tapered EPS to slope their roofs rather than Polyiso?  My answer was, “Why wouldn’t you use EPS?” It has been proven … Continue reading

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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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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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