How to Determine The Correct Foam Board Insulation Thickness For Your Project?

Foam board insulation is an essential component in any wall assembly — it boosts R-values, helps manage moisture build up in the wall cavity and eliminates thermal bridging. But how thick should your layer of rigid insulation be? The answer hinges on nine general factors that determine the required thickness of foam board insulation on […]

The Advantages of Using Halo Interra FR to Insulate Crawl Spaces

Crawl spaces are a huge market in the USA. In states like Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, and many others, crawl spaces are commonly found in newly built homes. Crawl space renovation is another popular niche, as many owners of existing crawl spaces want to minimize heat loss and moisture issues below their homes. […]

How Halo’s Interra Helps Prevent Moisture Problems In Foundations

Halo Interra in Basement

Moisture issues are common in homes, especially down in the basement. But while leaks account for some of the moisture, a good deal of it comes from condensation that occurs on the warm side of the basement wall. Moisture buildup on basement walls can spell real trouble for the home’s occupants, as it slowly damages […]

Controlling Radon With Halo Subterra Plus

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.

What’s the Best Sustainable Interior Insulation for Foundation Walls? 

Halo’s Interra Plus panels are more than just a “green choice” Sustainable construction is no longer a trend.  As more and more jurisdictions plan for a carbon-neutral future, building codes are evolving to reflect this new reality.   In this post, we’ll look at Halo’s Interra Plus – a low-carbon rigid insulation product that’s becoming the go-to choice […]

Insulating Your Home With Less Embodied Carbon!

Introducing a building material that integrates top-notch thermal performance with a low embodied carbon content – Neopor Graphite Polystyrene (GPS). GPS is the foam core in Halo products. It comes with superior sustainability attributes and without added costs. The Embodied Carbon Perspective Embodied carbon is discharged during the production, shipment and installation of building products. […]

Graphite Polystyrene (GPS): The Highest R-Value Without the Risk of Deterioration

  In this blog post, we’ll discuss how the insulation value of extruded polystyrene (XPS) rigid insulation actually decreases over time and how building codes in Canada now mandate that manufacturers of these insulation products must state this is the case. You will also learn how Halo’s Graphite Polystyrene (GPS) core provides greater long term […]

What Installers Are Saying About Exterra® as a Water-Resistive Barrier

Halo® Exterra® job site pic

Halo® Exterra®, a foam board insulation for above-grade exterior insulation applications is also designed to be a water-resistive barrier (which means that no building paper needs to be used). How is this possible and what do installers have to say about it? This blog post will show you exactly how Halo® Exterra® was constructed to […]

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