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Re: Slab & Frost heaves?
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Posted by Jim G.
In Reply to: Re: Slab & Frost heaves? posted by Klaus
A quick web search on the Google index and I believe I have perfectly answered my own question.
EPS is, I believe, "Expanded Polystyrene". I also was able to find several references to using it in this sort of application - often referred to as "Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations". In addition to being used in Scandinavia, FPSFs were used by Frank Lloyd Wright in the Chicago area in the 1930s.
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