The Value of Basement Insulation in Cold Climates

Kevin Spaulding walks you through why adding basement insulation in colder climates is one of the most cost effective improvements you can make to your home. Kevin has been successfully selling the R-ETRO System since its release earlier this year and will tell you that even adding a modest layer of insulation to basement walls will result in an incredible reduction in heat lost through un-insulated concrete walls. With the R-ETRO System adding R-18 to existing wall surfaces, the results are ...
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R-ETRO High Performance Insulation System

The R-ETRO System offers building owners a simple yet effective way to attach the best performing insulation product to an existing building and then serves as a fastening point for finish materials. Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is the most effective thermal insulation because of its inert properties: EPS has no nutritional value for plants, animals or micro-organisms. It will not rot and is highly resistant to mildew. EPS will not decompose or decay and its R-Value will no...
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A Full Basement Ready to Pour in a Day! Are you kidding?

The experienced crew on this Quad-Lock ICF project finished the formwork for a full basement and garage in one day. The concrete was successfully poured the next morning in a few hours. The metal track was attached to the footing the previous day in a few hours. Though barely visible in this time-lapse, corner brackets and rebar were installed. Note that inexperienced crews will take longer for the first few projects but usually achieve 'experienced' speed after just two projects. Spec...
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