Securing Exterior Insulation Greater Than 2 Inches (50mm) In Thickness

Halo Exterra

Exterior continuous insulation such as Halo Exterra has become a minimum requirement in building codes across most of North America for residential buildings. At the initial stages of exterior insulation, the thickness applied ranges from ½ an inch (13mm) up to 2 inches (50mm) depending on the climatic zone. As building codes progress towards more […]

What Are Acceptable Adhesives for Halo Foam Board Insulation?

When choosing an acceptable adhesive for your foam board insulation, you should use a weather-resistant construction glue that is compatible with expanded polystyrene foam to secure Halo products to wood or concrete surfaces. Discover two great options here.

What Is the Difference Between Halo Exterra and Comfortboard?

Halo Exterra performs two functions in a building enclosure assembly (thermal resistance + functions as the water control layer with sealed joints), whereas Comfortboard by Rockwool only performs a single function providing a somewhat lower thermal resistance.

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