We manufacture and distribute a full line of concrete insulation systems for use in plant precast site cast tilt up and cast in place projects.
Insulation for poured concrete walls.
This refers to insulation uninterrupted by furring or by the webs of concrete masonry units.
Rigid foam can be adhered to a poured concrete or concrete block wall with foam compatible adhesive or with special plastic fasteners such as hilti idps or rodenhouse plasti grip pmfs.
Because they are naturally located below ground level basements are mostly cool and damp.
Add a layer of 1 2 inch drywall over any rigid foam insulation.
These areas include the west wall the north wall from the kitchen to west end of the house.
Basement walls made out of concrete stone concrete bloc and other masonry foundation materials have very minimal insulating properties and cause approximately 20 of heat loss in a home.
Use concrete adhesive to secure rigid foam to the wall as needed if friction isn t sufficient.
Insulation is vital for concrete basement walls the basement hold the house s furnace water heaters laundry machines and essential utilities.
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One of the options the iecc prescriptive r values iecc table 502 2 1 calls for continuous insulation on concrete masonry and other mass walls.
Examples include rigid insulation adhered to the interior of the wall with furring and drywall applied over the insulation continuous insulation in a masonry cavity wall and exterior insulation and finish systems.
The insulation that we installed on the 2x furred out area of the concrete walls is fiberglass batt insulation with interior vapor barrier.
Thermomass is the worldwide leader in integral concrete insulation products.
Any of the following insulation materials are acceptable for this purpose.
Closed cell spray polyurethane foam or either xps eps or polyisocyanurate rigid foam.
The best way to insulate the interior side of a basement wall is with foam insulation that is adhered to or sprayed directly on the concrete.