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Designing Food-Safe Refrigerated Containers

Just outside of a small town in Southern Oregon’s wine country Shane has been diligently working on his farm, planning for next season’s crop. He’s using InSoFast to insulate several shipping containers that will serve as climate controlled coolers to dry his produce after harvest. Since Shane grows an edible product, the environment in the

InSoFast PLUS: Adding Extra Insulation

It’s easy to increase your R-Value beyond R-10 code minimums while maintaining the engineered benefits of continuous InSoFast panels. Simply layer rigid foam insulation board over top of InSoFast panels, a technique we’ve dubbed InSoFast PLUS. This saves money by utilizing locally obtained rigid foam to enhance the R-Value. Additionally, PLUS projects can be completed

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

4 Reasons to Choose EX For Your Basement Project

Many installers choose our UX 2.0 panel for their basement projects. It’s a perfect product for the application and it has all the right features in just the right amounts: R-8.5 continuous insulation, rot-resistant framing, drainage channels, electrical raceways and a simple, stackable interlocking design. The UX panels are designed to be the most cost-effective

10 Videos To Watch Before Installing InSoFast

When we founded our company back in 2006, one of our core goals was to make insulation simple. Soon after the launch we started our Youtube channel with informative videos about our product specifications and installation tips. Chances are if you have an InSoFast question, you can find a detailed video on our channel that

What to Know About Basement Insulation

Adding insulation to your basement is one of the most effective investments you can make for your home. The payback can begin in only 4.4 years! But in order to make the renovation worthwhile, there are a few factors to consider before you start insulating. The importance of addressing mold and moisture problems among other

EPS: the Extraordinary Product Solution

InSoFast panels wouldn’t be nearly as effective and moisture resistant if they were not made from Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Foam. This week on the blog the Insulation Corporation of America (ICA) will be taking us through the multi-step process of how EPS is manufactured, recycled and transformed into a variety of applications. Here’s your chance

Simplifying a State-of-the-Art Training Facility

Early last April we flew to snowy Fort Collins, Colorado to document an exciting new InSoFast project in the works at Colorado State University. Dean our National Sales Manager and Justin our Director of Media visited the headquarters of Aller · Lingle · Massey Architects to speak directly with architect Mick Aller about his decision to incorporate

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