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How to Maximise Residential Concrete Slab Insulation by Foamex

Residential Concrete Slab Insulation

Residential concrete slab insulation is a rising trend in the construction of modern Australian homes. Foamex addresses the demand with versatile polystyrene systems for a wide range of applications.

In service for three decades, Foamex has become a recognised leader in polystyrene innovation across various industries in Australia. The Victorian-based company has been trusted by builders, engineers, designers and industry specifiers across the country, as well as offshore commercial construction markets.

The product development team at Foamex adheres to world-class standards of quality in diversifying their comprehensive solutions and services. For insulation projects, the Foamex catalogue offers both expanded polystyrene (EPS) and extruded polystyrene (XPS) sheets from the Styroboard lineup.

Maximising Residential Concrete Slab Insulation by Foamex
Styroboard XPS is highly recommended for residential concrete slab insulation on account of its superior thermal performance, compressive strength, R-values and moisture resistance. To optimise performance, Foamex advises homeowners and industry professionals to "start at the edge."

It has been found out that 80% of total heat loss in slabs can originate from their edges. With no insulation on perimeter foundations, the majority of heat is conducted through the slab and out through the exterior face of the foots. Extending insulation under the full slab or increasing its thickness have not shown much promise in combating the issue. Hence, slab edge insulation is emerging as the far more effective method in heat loss prevention.



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