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07, 2021

Controlling Radon With Halo Subterra and Subterra Plus

By | Jul 07, 2021

Radon is a hazardous, radioactive gas that’s prevalent across much of North America. But while our building codes have a working solution, what if we told you that there’s a product that performs 7 times better at stopping Radon ingress? This post will examine the test results comparing the Radon-retarding properties of Halo’s Subterra Plus versus the current code requirement.

03, 2021

Halo’s Type 1 GPS Still Outperforms!

By | Mar 08, 2021

See how Halo’s GPS core still surpasses the new Foamular 150 NGX. The NEW and improved XPS still uses more energy and resources than Halo’s Type 1 GPS and creates a foam board product that offers lower long-term thermal resistance.

01, 2021

How Continuous Insulation Helps You Keep up With the Energy Codes

By | Jan 07, 2021

Adding Continuous Insulation, such as Halo’s Exterra, to your wall assembly can simplify your path to code compliance. Apart from helping you keep up with the evolving energy code regulations, designing walls with CI like Exterra can also lessen the load on your conditioning systems and save valuable resources.

12, 2020

XPS HFC Bans Won’t Matter When You Use Halo

By | Dec 01, 2020

The entire US is on track to re-join the Paris Agreement and gradually ban HFCs. XPS is not the only high-performance product on the market, and with high, long-lasting R-values and a 0-HFC content, Halo’s GPS is already a better, cleaner alternative.

10, 2020

Can I Leave Foam Board Insulation Exposed on Walls?

By | Oct 13, 2020

Do you worry about exposing foam board insulation to the outdoors? Or leaving it uncovered inside a home?

Read more to explore the perils of exterior and interior exposure, and how 3 common rigid insulation products perform in this regard.