A Harsh Winter May Be On the Way, But Insulated Siding Can Help

October 3, 2014

Last winter, many people across the country became familiar with the phrase “polar vortex” as they battled subzero temperatures, heavy snows, and a longer-than-normal winter season. Depending on what source you reference for weather predictions, the 2014-2015 winter may not be better: “With its traditionally 80% accurate weather forecasts, The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts that […]

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2013 EPS Recycling Report Released

September 11, 2014

The EPS Industry Alliance recently announced the release of the 2013 Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Recycling Rate Report. This report is compiled from survey responses from 41 EPS manufacturers and independent recyclers in the United States. The report shows 34% of post-consumer EPS was recycled in 2013. An increase of 32 million pounds of post-consumer and […]

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Did You Know? Insulated Vinyl Siding Leads the Industry for Performance

July 17, 2014

Although vinyl siding has been around for decades, that doesn’t mean it’s “old” technology. In fact, vinyl siding with?Fullback?V?insulation from?Progressive Foam?provides industry-leading performance characteristics that make it a cutting-edge contender. Vinyl siding with FullbackV is an excellent choice for applications where energy efficiency, durability, and low maintenance are priorities: – With an r-value of 2.0 […]

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HalfbackH20: Insulation for Maximum Moisture Management

June 11, 2014

  HalfbackH20 is a general siding insulation product that not only insulates your home, but also provides an extreme level of?protection against bulk water that may accumulate on the sheathing surface. How It WorksHalfbackH20 is a closed cell, rigid siding insulation with drainage grooves for enhanced moisture management. The grooves are built into the back […]

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Progressive Foam’s Tim Holt Receives ASTM Findley Award

April 16, 2014

The ASTM D20 Main Committee has jointly awarded Tim Holt and The Vinyl Siding Institute (VSI) the Findley Award for their work on developing ASTM standard D7793 for insulated vinyl siding. ASTM D7793 was first published in July 2012, after a six-year period of development and balloting. D7793 will help to insure that certain performance […]

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What to Look for in an Insulation Warranty

March 5, 2014

When new siding is installed on your home, it is important to add insulation under the siding at the same time (click here to learn why). Because the insulation is a small component of the entire job, you may not be paying attention to the details of the warranty. Warranties are designed to provide assurance […]

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9 Reasons to Insulate with Progressive Foam

February 24, 2014

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How Insulated Siding Can Lower Your Utility Bills

February 3, 2014


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Do I Need House Wrap Under New Siding?

January 8, 2014

You may be familiar with housewrap, a common component when building a new home or residing an existing one. Housewrap typically comes in rolls and is installed directly over the structural sheathing, underneath any new exterior insulation or siding added to the wall. If you’re considering building a home or buying new siding, you may […]

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Is Your Insulation Protected from Termites?

December 5, 2013

Most people in the remodeling or building industry can tell you their own personal horror story about termites. Termites destroy wood in foundations, walls, and roofs of houses, and treating?them and the damage they leave behind can be an expensive and difficult task. Most people?aren’t aware of the damage caused by termites until it is […]

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