Tag Archives: R-Value

The Best Below-Grade Rigid Foam Available Today!

By: John Myers, Sales Representative For many years now the market place for below-grade insulation has assumed XPS is the product to use. However, a recent update to the 40 year old test data has just proven that EPS and … 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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Flute Fillers are Roof Insulation

By: Jim Nugent, Regional Sales Manager Foam-Control® and Foam-Control® Plus+® roof insulation can be used in a variety of roof assemblies. Fully adhered, mechanically attached membranes. Also green roofs, inverted roofs, protected membranes and many others. Foam-Control® and Foam-Control® Plus+® is available in … Continue reading

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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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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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