North Carolina Remodeler Becomes First in the State to Offer FullbackFC Siding Insulation

August 9, 2013

When MY GUYS Remodeling chose to install new FullbackFC siding insulation on a large residential job in Raleigh, North Carolina, they became the first company in the state to offer this new, innovative product. We sat down with MY GUYS co-owner Joe Bass to learn about their experience with the product. Q: Why did you […]

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Open Cell vs. Closed Cell Insulation

July 17, 2013

Posted on within Open Cell vs. Closed Cell Insulation Homeowners, architects, builders and home improvement contractors continue to ask questions about the various insulating materials available in the building and remodeling industry today. Some of the questions that we hear regularly regard open cell vs. closed cell insulation:”Which one absorbs water? Which one works better? Which […]

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Graphite Insulation More Energy-Efficient Than Traditional EPS

July 10, 2013

In a previous post, we introduced our new Premium Series siding insulation products, made of graphite enhanced material to provide superior energy efficiency and a dark gray color. However, many people have wondered how graphite enhanced insulation actually works, and what makes it more energy-efficient. The high-purity graphite particles integrated within the insulation beads reflects […]

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Fast Growth for Progressive Foam (2002-2006)

June 13, 2013

From 2002 to 2006, Progressive Foam experienced a period of exponential growth and expansion of operations. Our flagship product, insulated vinyl siding, was becoming accepted in the marketplace as a superior siding product that not only insulated the home, but also improved the performance of traditional vinyl siding. As insulated vinyl siding began to rapidly […]

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Mold Remediation Remodel Uses HalfbackH20

May 1, 2013

HalfbackH20 Premium Siding Insulation Installed Under Fiber Cement During Mold Remediation Remodel ?We believe that HalfbackH20 Premium is the perfect product for us to add insulation to these remodeled homes while resting easy knowing it will help effectively manage moisture from day one.” -Joe Yurick, General Manager Atlantic Remediation and Restoration Contractors (ARRC) in Pennsylvania […]

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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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