Building Science & Codes |
04, 2022

Performance of Thermal Insulation on the Exterior of Basement Walls

By | Apr 24, 2022

EPS and EPS-based insulation (such as Halo Subterra) is able to keep water away from a basement’s concrete wall. Of course, this doesn’t mean that other waterproofing methods shouldn’t be in place. But, this finding does mean that EPS insulation can perform both of its design functions — slowing heat transfer and groundwater management — very well.

04, 2022

Is Foam Board Insulation (FBI) Toxic?

By | Apr 05, 2022

Modern homes are filled with objects and surfaces that “off-gas,” or emit VOCs long after they’ve been manufactured. With Halo’s Interra, the off-gassing is minimal and it has earned a GREENGAURD Gold certification — an achievement reserved for materials that are proven to be clean.