What is the Recycling Loop?

What is the Recycling Loop?

Published on: Feb 03 2014 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on What is the Recycling Loop?
Here at EcoFoil protecting the environment is one of our number one concerns.  It is crucial that we all reduce our impact on the environment by conserving our...
The Basics of Green Insulation

The Basics of Green Insulation

Published on: Jan 27 2014 by - Comments Off on The Basics of Green Insulation
The Basics of Green Insulation Today the idea of “being green” is quite popular and it seems that many products are labeled as green. In order to determine the...
Ask the Expert: What is the difference between reflectivity and emissivity?

Ask the Expert: What is the difference between reflectivity and emissivity?

Published on: Jan 21 2014 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on Ask the Expert: What is the difference between reflectivity and emissivity?
Barb Rawson, Product Specialist What is the Difference Between Reflectivity and Emissivity? Although reflectivity and emissivity are both important indicators of...
Ten Ways to Conserve Water at Home

Ten Ways to Conserve Water at Home

Published on: Jan 13 2014 by - Comments Off on Ten Ways to Conserve Water at Home
Reducing water usage has a host of benefits. In addition to lowering utility bills, it helps to reduce pollutants in rivers and lakes, and also prolongs the life...
Insulating Crawlspaces

Insulating Crawlspaces

Published on: Jan 09 2014 by - Comments Off on Insulating Crawlspaces
Few homeowners want to spend time in the crawlspace under their house. Mold, fungus, and bacteria often thrive there. Some crawlspaces are so damp and humid that...
6 Ways to Recycle Construction Waste

6 Ways to Recycle Construction Waste

Published on: Dec 23 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on 6 Ways to Recycle Construction Waste
Building a home creates a surprising amount of trash. In fact, building a 2,000 square foot home also creates approximately 8,000 lbs. of debris. Most of this construction...
Winter Woes: Understanding Thermal Bridging

Winter Woes: Understanding Thermal Bridging

Published on: Dec 16 2013 by Austin Dopp - Comments Off on Winter Woes: Understanding Thermal Bridging
What is thermal bridging? Thermal bridging is a term that most of us don’t use on a daily basis, but it is something we experience every day. Put simply, thermal...
How to Insulate a Concrete Slab for Radiant Floor Heating

How to Insulate a Concrete Slab for Radiant Floor Heating

Published on: Dec 09 2013 by - Comments Off on How to Insulate a Concrete Slab for Radiant Floor Heating
It is easy to see why radiant heat is becoming more common in new homes. Homes with radiant heat can easily maintain a healthy indoor air quality, because radiant...
Preparing for Winter: Understanding and Preventing Ice Dams

Preparing for Winter: Understanding and Preventing Ice Dams

Published on: Dec 02 2013 by - Comments Off on Preparing for Winter: Understanding and Preventing Ice Dams
Ice dams are a common problem in cold climates. These ridges of ice build up along eaves when the weather is below freezing for an extended period. Left long enough,...
Thanksgiving Thoughts

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Published on: Nov 27 2013 by - Comments Off on Thanksgiving Thoughts
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at EcoFoil.  We hope you enjoy this holiday post from Andrew Odom at Tiny r(E)volution. It has been a number of years since...