This Insulation Delivers Protection and Energy Savings to Below Grade Foundation Applications

March 13, 2024
This insulation delivers protection and energy savings to below-grade foundation applications.

Rmax, a division of the Sika Corporation that specializes in insulation solutions, has launched Rmax Below Grade. It provides insulation and protection to below-grade foundation applications while meeting energy code requirements. 

Polyisocyanurate insulation is historically a popular choice for exterior continuous wall and roofing applications because it effectively insulates against heat transfer; this product tailors polyiso for below-grade applications by incorporating a durable water-resistant facer onto the closed-cell foam core. It meets the R-10 code requirement present in most markets with just 1.5 inches of polyiso—25% less material than an XPS board with the same R-value.