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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Tax Credits for Siding Insulation

September 26, 2012

Tax credits, or funds that are deducted from the total a taxpayer owes to the state, are being offered for energy-efficient upgrades that are made to homes. Some of these include credits towards wall insulation products, which can include siding insulation that is installed underneath new siding. Many people hear about large federal tax credits […]

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5 Tips for Better Fiber Cement Siding Installation

September 12, 2012

Posted on within   Fiber cement siding from manufacturers like James Hardie can be a great way to enhance the appearance of a new or existing home. It is solid like real wood, can be painted in an endless number of different siding colors, and stands up to many elements.   However, installing fiber cement […]

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How Is Siding Insulation Made?

August 29, 2012

Siding insulation can enhance the performance of any new siding by increasing its energy efficiency, providing effective moisture management and making your home quieter on the inside, just to name a few benefits. The process by which the siding insulation is manufactured will determine the overall quality of the product, how well it will perform […]

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