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Exterior Windows, Doors and Openings

In order to ensure attachment for siding and trim, you should frame all windows, doors, and corners to meet the thickness of your InSoFast panel. The EX 2.5 panel is 2½” thick. There are many ways to accomplish this task. Example with 2×6 Framing Here, the contractor chose to install a 1″ thick extruded insulation

Build Tight, Ventilate Right: A Retrofit Story

Back in 2014 we started working with a customer in Pennsylvania who had already been renovating his home for 3 years. Bill initially used InSoFast in his basement, but the next important step was the exterior. Motivated by his interest in building science, Bill planned his retrofit thinking, “build tight, ventilate right”. The exterior retrofit

Interview: An InSoFast Passive House

Although code minimums vary from state to state, InSoFast EX 2.5‘s R-10 capabilities fit the bill in terms of meeting the energy codes for most projects. We’ve also made our panels adaptable with the InSoFast PLUS option, just in case you’re determined to go above and beyond the minimums. That is exactly what a recent

An Urban Homeworks Community Project

In the early days of Spring we spent some quality time on the site of an InSoFast exterior project in Minneapolis. It wasn’t a typical job site with hired contractors and professionally-trained crew. It was an Urban Homeworks project coordinated by members of the local community.

Homeowners Choose InSoFast EX 2.5

InSoFast EX 2.5 is an R-10 continuous insulation (CI) weather screen assembly designed for exterior walls. It is part of a complete rain screen solution that maximizes energy efficiency coupled with advanced moisture management properties. The panel’s rigid insulation and non-ferrous studs are integrated in a unique co-molding process that ensures strong wind load resistance for cladding attachment without

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