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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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Key Features to Evaluate When Selecting Roof Insulation

By: Brent Tanimoto, Sales Representative – Architectural Products With 2017 upon us and New Year’s resolutions in full swing, it time to consider ACH Foam Technologies’ Foam-Control® Plus+® architectural roof insulation needs? Let’s take a moment to review a few … Continue reading

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Roofing Insulation: Impact of Temperature on R-Value

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