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Hidden Profits Water and Mold Remediation

Having mold and water damage repaired can be an extensive and costly undertaking for homeowners. And replacing moldy, damaged walls may be a short-term solution at best. Water damage and mold remediation contractors who look beyond the initial repair to a longer-term solution – preventing continued moisture infiltration – [...]

The Hidden Profits in Add-On Sales

HVAC contractors often approach jobs with a single-minded vision: install (or repair) the system and move on. In an ever-growing service economy, it’s time to think outside the ductwork. Expanding their options to include specialized insulation products to complement HVAC systems can help contractors make customers’ homes or buildings [...]

Benefits of Vapor Semi-Permeable Insulation on Masonry Walls in Hot-Humid Climates

An area’s average climate determines, in part, the types of materials used in residential and commercial construction. Hot and humid climates include parts of North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and Mexico according to Herbertson Thermal Regions (a modified version of the Koppen Classification scale). [...]

Cool in the Sun

Fi-Foil and 2018’s The New American Remodel Vacay Under the Florida Sun Products used: Fi-Foil HY-Fi® Hybrid Insulation System & M-Shield Reflective Insulation Project Location: Orlando, FL The Vision: A Cool Modern Classic The New American Remodel (TNAR), part of the annual National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International [...]

FI-FOIL® and Quadro Blend Aesthetics with Efficiency

One of the hottest places to be in Miami these days is the Design District, a bustling cultural hub of high fashion, unique shops, celebrated designers and five-star dining experiences. The newest address in the neighborhood is Quadro, a sleek skyscraper situated between Federal Highway and Biscayne Boulevard. Due to [...]

The Importance of Air Barriers

Air within the envelope of a building is subject to air infiltration, exfiltration and the three modes of heat transfer: conduction, convection and radiation. Insulating materials address heat transfer through all three modes; however, the benefits can be lost, sometimes completely, if air infiltrates the envelope. Combined with other [...]

FI-FOIL® Introduces SkyFlex™

Newest Flexible Sheet Air Barrier Aims to Reduce Moisture Damage and Improve Indoor Air Quality in All Climates AUBURNDALE, FL – Whether in a hot, humid climate or a cold one, controlling the radiant heat transfer in buildings where people live and work is the key to greater comfort [...]

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