The title “Swimming Anyone” isn’t exactly a reference to constructing a swimming pool in a round shape using Geofoam, but heck, we are only so clever.
Many architects, structural engineers, and industrial contractors know, there is more than one grade of geofoam. Know what you’re getting when you are ordering geofoam; it should be marked and validated by the provider lest a catastrophe occur. There are numerous densities and expanded vs extruded types as well. The steady rise in the [...]
What does a golf course and Geofoam have in common? I have to level with you, that Geofoam has been used for so many things it’s hard to be straight on all of its uses. Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point is an excellent example of how Geofoam can even find its way onto [...]
There’s no doubt about it, Geofoam is a great construction product, but it’s far more than that. Sure, it’s used for stabilizing shifting earth, supporting airport runways, train railbeds, even assisting in rooftop garden projects. But there’s so much more than that. Geofoam is a product often used in interior design projects like [...]
The City of New York is taking its stand on combating climate change with green roofing. That doesn’t mean that we’ll be seeing skyscrapers being torn down...
Governing bodies have rules, regulations, and guidelines for just about everything, including Geofoam. The State of New York Department of Transportation has such guidelines for the use of geo-technical supplies and equipment.
Geofoam, with a little help from elasticized geosynthetic panels could protect levees, sidewalls, against hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis, as well as other natural disasters. These are increasing in number, small and large worldwide and seem to be part of life. Geofoam and other geosynthetics can’t supply the complete solution to saving lives, preventing disaster [...]
Metal roofing on residential and commercial structures is strengthened by using the ribbed profile to create adequate support for the roofing material. The space between the ribs is termed as flute, and the use of our Geofoam product as flute fillers close the gap between these spaces while making the roof [...]
As you know, Geofoam (key to a geo-composite system) is a product that works wonders for all types of projects, even those that require a special need such as a drainage system.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Geofoam, pipelines and earthquakes are three words that should never be used in the same sentence. The ugly truth is, it’s a statement that might be heard all over the world any time now. If you’ll remember, we posted a previous article, a retrospective on Hurricane Katrina, and how Geofoam could have helped minimize some [...]