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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. 319 more words

Advantage ICF

Metamorphosis of a Mancave using Insulspan SIPS®

Set on 51 acres of pristine land minutes from downtown Ann Arbor, this barn-like 1981 home had few redeeming qualities. The house was a drafty box with lots of brown siding and shingles, little insulation, and… 330 more words

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EnerSpan M-24: Boosting your R-value with premium NEOPOR insulation

EnerSpan M-24: Boosting your R-value with premium insulation

With a lot of EPS products available on the marketing today, Plasti-Fab decided to develop a product that uses graphite in the EPS bead to enhance the performance of the EPS, and pass the benefit on to you. 563 more words

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Insulated Garage Doors: Why Not!!!

Insulated garage doors are good for you! Just think about it: you spend less energy, enjoy better indoor temperatures, and keep your doors for years. According to recent studies, insulated doors are extremely durable. 441 more words

Garage Door Articles

Thermal transmittance U vs th. resistance R

To achieve thermal comfort and energy efficiency in buildings, a primary role is played by the thermal envelope: this is required to thermally decouple the indoor environment from the ever-changing external conditions, both in summer and in winter. 870 more words

Thermal Bridge

How Insulated Windows Blinds Can Help Block/Reflect the Sun's Heat from Conduction, Convection and Radiation

Searching for a way to save money on electric/gas bills? Its important to learn how insulated window blinds can help block heat conduction, convection and radiation from the sun during hot summertime heat waves… 353 more words

Insulated Window Blinds

From Trailer to Tiny House in an afternoon: The SIP Solution

Just like building a custom home, every tiny house is unique. Building on a smaller scale allows the homeowner to really dig into every detail, every finish, and every material that is being used. 459 more words

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