Known as the inspiration behind the familiar “America the Beautiful” lyrics, Pikes Peak, America’s Mountain, is a famed Colorado landmark as recognizable as the time-honored tune. This rugged Colorado “fourteener,” a nickname given to mountains that exceed 4267 m (14,000 ft) in elevation, soars 4302 m (14,115 ft) above sea level. Perched at the top sits the 1960s-era Summit House, a bunker-style visitors’ center that permanently closed its doors to the public … Continue reading EPS insulation excels at Pikes Peak
Dave Caputo, director of product marketing-XPS Foam at Owens Corning, discusses the impact of the new regulations on the construction industry, and some of the sustainable options available in the market.
Failure to properly insulate below-grade can be a costly misstep for the design-build sector. Materials like expanded polystyrene (EPS) rigid foam insulation are a cost-effective solution, affording proven moisture resistance, long-term thermal performance, and compressive strength.