Energy Block

Energy Block

Credit: Pine Ridge Builders

What makes this product green?

  • Reduces heating and cooling loads


Energy Block is a 1.5 pound-density EPSExpanded polystyrene. Type of rigid foam insulation that, unlike extruded polystyrene (XPS), does not contain ozone-depleting HCFCs. EPS frequently has a high recycled content. Its vapor permeability is higher and its R-value lower than XPS insulation. EPS insulation is classified by type: Type I is lowest in density and strength and Type X is highest. block of foam insulation molded to fit tightly around electrical boxes, providing an air barrierBuilding assembly components that work as a system to restrict air flow through the building envelope. Air barriers may or may not act as a vapor barrier. The air barrier can be on the exterior, the interior of the assembly, or both. around and behind. Installation with latex caulk can be quickly accomplished without electricians. Energy Blocks are available in three sizes—for single boxes, multiple gang (up to 4), and a block for ceiling fixtures.

Manufacturer Information

Pine Ridge Builders
613 2nd St. NE
Jamestown, ND 58401
Phone: 701-320-1111
Fax: 701-952-1111

Listed in: Air Barriers, Raceway and Boxes for Electrical Systems