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A Practical Guide to Insulating your Exterior Foundation Walls with EPS Rigid Foam

It’s that time of year when building is in full swing. You can hardly drive down the road without seeing a new home in some stage of the construction process. 457 more words


VO2 Peak

It’s been A LONG time since my last post.  I’ve wanted this to be my “next post” since our sister-trip to Canyon Ranch.  Although I have had other experiences and topic ideas since then, I promised myself I wouldn’t post anything else until I did this one the justice it deserved. 1,091 more words


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Looking to increase your comfort AND save money on your utility bill? 80 more words

Fight the Cold - Insulate your home with Plasti-Fab's Exterior Sheathing Insulation

written by Melissa Carruthers
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It’s October and cold weather is just around the corner!  We are all trying to find the best way to keep our heat in and the cold out!  604 more words


Will the Heat Stay in a Warmer County?

Insulation has been a focus of the Monroe County Energy Challenge and for good reason. Proper r-values in your home or office can reduce the amount of energy you consume, increase comfort, and best-of-all save you money. 259 more words

Larger Scope

South Carolina homeowner creates hurricane-resistant home with Advantage ICF System®

Advantage ICF System®  – Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA

Architect Bruce Eason of New South Design specializes in classic, old world, custom home design. Many of his designs are also sold as house plans through his company New South Classics. 320 more words

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Who Really Uses Exterior Insulating Sheathing?

The correct answer is, people who are looking to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and save on energy costs, and truly, who DOESN’T want that? 754 more words