No, We’re Not Type 4 XPS

Damaged XPS on Construction Site

Why Halo’s 16 PSI Subterra Plus Is the Better Alternative for Your Project Whether you’re a builder or an architect, you know that some products have a way of making it into specs and turning up in project after project. Often this can happen with no code requirement or any actual edge over other products. […]

The 3 Surprising Ways Halo Exterra Adds Thermal Performance and Reduces Energy Loss

Halo Exterra Large Installation Framing

Here are the three separate ways Halo Exterra foam board insulation works to reduce energy loss. You might be surprised by what you learn.   1. Exterra Provides a Long-Lasting R-Value That’s Actually Higher Than XPS Over Time   Halo Exterra’s graphite polystyrene (GPS) foam core has a unique feature – the graphite particles that […]

Here’s What You Need to Know About Foam Board Insulation

Halo Interra and Subterra in Basement

Unless you’re a construction pro, you may be forgiven for thinking that all insulation products are made equal. They’re not.  In this post, we discuss the many uses and benefits of foam board insulation: a strikingly handy, high-performance product. Read on to find out more!    What Is Foam Board Insulation?   Also known as […]

How-To Save These 8 Construction Steps When Building With Foam Board Insulation

Highly insulated building envelope assemblies can be complex, involve a number of layers and often take a while to construct. Of course, Halo foam board insulation products add thermal performance, but did you know that building with Halo can also help you build quicker and more efficiently? In this post, we will discuss the Halo’s […]

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 […]

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