Division 7 Ebook Page 17 Insulation Systems for Commercial Buildings

PAGE 12 1-800-GET-PINK www.owenscorning.com FOAMULAR EXTRUDED POLYSTYRENE (XPS) RIGID FOAM INSULATION DESCRIPTION & USES FOAMULAR 150/250 Insulation FOAMULAR 400/600/1000 Insulation FOAMULAR CW15/CW25 Cavity Wall Insulation FOAMULAR High-R CW Plus Insulation FOAMULAR INSULPINK -Z Insulation FOAMULAR PRO PINK Insulating Sheathing FOAMULAR Insulating Sheathing FOAMULAR INSUL-DRAIN and PINK- DRAIN Insulating Drainage Board FOAMULAR AGTEK Insulation FOAMULAR 404/604/404RB/604RB Insulation FOAMULAR THERMAPINK and DURAPINK Insulation FOAMULAR LT30 and LT40 Insulation FANFOLD Damproofing Waterproofing Board (DWB) WHAT MAKES FOAMULAR EXTRUDED POLYSTYRENE (XPS) SUSTAINABLE? Sustainability has many definitions in the design community, but in simple terms it's all about how the construction, use and maintenance of buildings impacts the use of resources over the long-term life of the building. FOAMULAR extruded polystyrene is a highly effective insulation. The energy used in making insulation products is typically saved in reduced energy usage in the first year of building occupancy. FOAMULAR rigid foam insulation is highly moisture resistant and will not support mold growth. ** This resistance to moisture, combined with excellent compressive strength and dimensional stability, makes FOAMULAR insulation re-usable. FOAMULAR is certified to meet indoor air quality standards under the stringent GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification Program and the GREENGUARD Children & Schools Certification Program SM . FOAMULAR rigid foam insulation is made with a high percentage of pre-consumer recycled material and has been certified by SCS Global Services. FOAMULAR insulation is also reusable. FOAMULAR rigid foam insulation can help contribute to credits under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ) program of the U.S. Green Building Council in the following categories: Energy and Atmosphere (various credits), Materials and Resources (Resource Re-use, Recycled Content, Local Regional Materials) and Innovation & Design. FEATURES & BENEFITS FOAMULAR insulation is an extruded polystyrene rigid foam insulation A wide variety of standard sizes, thicknesses and compressive strengths meet the requirements of nearly every application. High-strength FOAMULAR insulation products meet the challenge of under-slab and foundation, wall and cavity applications. Compressive strengths range from an economical 15psi-the world's lowest density extruded polystyrene insulation-to 100 psi. Suited for diverse applications such as cavity walls, steel- or wood-framed wall sheathing, furred walls, foundation walls, precast and tilt-up concrete walls, under concrete slabs and in decks. Ideal for roofing applications including single-ply, tapered, BUR and protected membrane systems. FOAMULAR insulation maintains 90 percent of its R-value for the lifetime of the product and covers all ASTM C578 properties. Thermal performance is better than other commonly used insulating products with a long-term, aged thermal resistance (R-value*) of 5 per 1" of thickness at 75F mean temperature. FOAMULAR insulation is easy to handle and install. Extruded polystyrene insulation is lightweight, durable and impact resistant, which helps to reduce job site damage. Foam insulation can be scored and fabricated easily with common hand tools. Hydrophobic properties minimize wicking and contribute to excellent dimensional stability under moist conditions. Resists groundwater, condensation, water leakage and freeze/thaw cycling, but is also resistant to the effects of fungus, mildew, corrosion and common soil acids. Moisture resistance helps to maintain thermal performance over the life of the product. Panels are available with square edge, shiplap or tongue and groove edge to further reduce air infiltration. STANDARDS, CODES COMPLIANCE Meets ASTM C578 UL Classified. A copy of UL Classification Certificate U-197 is available at www.foamular.com See UL ER8811-01 at UL.com Fire rated wall and roof assemblies including ASTM E119, E108, NFPA 285, UL 1256 and FM Class I Meets California Quality Standards; HUD UM #71A Compliance verification by RADCO (AA-650) DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS This product is combustible. A thermal barrier is required as specified in the appropriate building code. For additional information, consult MSDS or contact Owens Corning World Headquarters at 1-800-GET-PINK . Many solvent-laden mastics, and some plastic- or oil-based adhesives are not compatible with polystyrene-based insulations. Take provisions to protect the insulation from excessive exposure to direct sunlight by covering it as soon as possible. In horizontal roof and under slab applications, place foam with black lettering and logo facing down. Evaluate all constructions to assess the necessity for providing vapor retarders to avoid condensation and subsequent structural damage. (See the current ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals.) * R-values differ. Find out why in the seller's fact sheet on R-values. Higher R-values mean greater insulating power. ** As manufactured, Fiberglas insulation is resistant to mold growth. However, mold growth can occur on building materials, including insulation, when it becomes contaminated with organic material and when water is present. To avoid mold growth on Fiberglas insulation, remove any water that has accumulated and correct or repair the source of the water as soon as possible. Insulation that has become wet should be inspected for evidence of residual moisture and contamination, and any insulation that is contaminated should be promptly removed and replaced. See actual warranty for details.

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