Education

Ready to learn more? You’re in the right spot. Contact us, we can bring these courses to you, or you can come to our state of the art manufacturing facilities. Either way these courses offer AIA CEU credits for architectural design requirements.

  • Define and understand how Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is manufactured
  • Learn about the environmental features and benefits of EPS insulation including recyclability, LEED, thermal performance, energy efficiency, global warming reduction and mold resistance
  • Understanding ASTM C578, Standard Specification for Rigid, Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation
  • Understanding key physical properties of EPS:  R-value,  Compressive Strength, and Moisture Absorption
  • Understand the different applications of EPS – Roofing, Wall, Below Grade, Below Slab, Geofoam, Lightweight Void Fill and SIPs

Expanded Polystyrene – The Economical Choice for Roofing Insulation – New and Retrofit Construction Applications

EPS 105 (1) LU HSW SD Provider Info: K 031

  • Define and understand how Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is manufactured
  • Understand the environmental features and benefits of EPS insulation including recyclability, LEED, thermal performance, and energy efficiency.
  • Understanding key physical properties of the different EPS products used in Roofing applications.
  • Understand the features and benefits of the different EPS products: standard, faced, and composites and which roofing applications they are used in.
  • Understand the economic advantages when using EPS in different roofing applications than other insulations. Case Study examples sited. Understand what key components to consider when preparing  a specification for EPS vs another insulation product in a roofing application: R-Value, Compressive Strength, Codes, Product Performance, Labor Costs, LEED and Sustainability, Product Availability and Warranty.

New and Retrofit Construction Applications: EPS 105 (1) LU HSW SD Provider Info: K 031

  • Define and understand how Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is manufactured
  • Understand the environmental features and benefits of EPS insulation including recyclability, LEED, thermal performance, and energy efficiency.
  • Understanding key physical properties of the different EPS products used in Roofing applications.
  • Understand the features and benefits of the different EPS products: standard, faced, and composites and which roofing applications they are used in.
  • Understand the economic advantages when using EPS in different roofing applications than other insulations. Case Study examples sited. Understand what key components to consider when preparing  a specification for EPS vs another insulation product in a roofing application: R-Value, Compressive Strength, Codes, Product Performance, Labor Costs, LEED and Sustainability, Product Availability and Warranty.