The Beginning of Insulated Vinyl Siding

April 18, 2013

With the passing of March, we mark the 15 year anniversary of insulated vinyl siding being launched into the marketplace. For this milestone blog post, we will take a look back at how insulated vinyl siding got its start and came to be a well-known siding option for homeowners looking to beautify their homes while […]

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Water Management System Makes HalfbackH20 Perfect Fit for Mill Street Apartments

March 20, 2013

?The drainage grooves (of HalfbackH20) are critical to the performance of the wall?, says Project Manager Aaron Bancroft, AIA LEED AP of CUBE 3 Studio, LLC. ?Without the drainage grooves, constant moisture up against the water resistive barrier could work its way into the wall.? –       Location: 30-50 Mill Street, Arlington, Massachusetts […]

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Progressive Foam Finds a Home in 1995

March 6, 2013

In our last milestone post about important events throughout Progressive Foam’s 20+ year history, we took a look back at how the company got its start in 1992. For this post we will flash forward to 1995, the year that Progressive Foam found a home in Beach City, Ohio. Prior to 1995, founder Pat Culpepper […]

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What is Neopor?

February 6, 2013

Posted on within IN 2013 at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, Progressive Foam released a new “Premium Series” of siding insulation products made of Neopor by BASF, the world’s largest chemical company. Whether you’re familiar with Neopor or this is the first time you’re hearing about it, there are some interesting details about […]

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Commercial Case Study: Shippensburg University

January 16, 2013

New Siding Insulation with Built-In Moisture Management Adds R-3.8 Behind Brick and Fiber Cement Siding?on University Residence Hall Complex Location: 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257 Located less than an hour outside of Harrisburg, Shippensburg?University is a bachelor and masters degree granting institute?with a rich history in teaching excellence. The Project: The three-building residence […]

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The Beginning of Progressive Foam

January 4, 2013

Happy New Year to all of the friends of Progressive Foam and readers of our blog. We hope you had a happy and prosperous 2012, and that 2013 brings even more health, wealth and happiness. In 2012, Progressive Foam celebrated its 20 year anniversary. As a tribute to the history of the company, once a […]

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Happy Holidays from Progressive Foam

December 12, 2012

As the year draws to a close and the holidays are upon us, we want to take a minute to thank all of the people that support Progressive Foam throughout the year, from our readers to our employees, from our customers to our vendors. It takes everyone involved to make a company and product successful, […]

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Can Siding Insulation Be Recycled?

November 8, 2012

With the public more aware of how their lifestyles and decisions effect the environment than ever before, it is becoming more popular to choose products that have lower impacts than others. Some elements that affect a product’s environmental impact are the raw materials it’s made from, what it’s used for, and how it is disposed […]

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Four Ways Siding Insulation Can Help Make Your Home More Beautiful

October 24, 2012

You may be wondering how new siding can look even more beautiful simply by adding insulation behind it during installation. After all, isn’t insulation used to improve energy-efficiency, not enhance appearance? Luckily, insulation is no longer known just for its energy saving properties. Sure, insulation still helps to keep heat where it belongs (inside in […]

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Could Your Home Be Making Your Family Sick?

October 10, 2012

When you’re at home, do you notice that you get headaches, have dry and itchy skin or nose and throat irritations? Or do you notice that you are sensitive to odors, feel nauseous or fatigued? Maybe you feel these symptoms when you’re in a particular room or even the whole house. If you do, these […]

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