Technical Properties of Spray Foam Insulation

The term “spray foam insulation” is commonly known throughout the industry as Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF). During an application, the spray foam product is delivered to the jobsite where it’s mixed together according to the manufacturer’s product specifications. The mixing process is basically a chemical reaction between compounds, and the result is the formulation of super-thick liquid foam. Using special, customized equipment, the foam is sprayed into a specific space or cavity. Continue reading

Why Insulating the Attic is Essential and Important.

In North America, which is clearly a climate of temperature extremes, heating and cooling the home has become more and more expensive over the years. It’s no wonder, then, that making improvements to home insulation has become so important. The fact is, enhanced insulation delivers significant cost savings throughout the year. And for industry professionals, properly insulating the attic is practically the best way to conserve energy and save money. Statistics actually confirm that notion – a properly insulated attic can save from 10 – 50% on utilities. Continue reading

Energy Efficient Homes – It’s the Key to Energy Savings

We hear the buzzwords all the time – the energy efficient home.  But what does it really mean?  Energy efficiency (in a residential home or a building structure) is about the effective control of airflow, heated air, cooled air and moisture.  Industry professionals refer to the indoor environment as a “system”, where various components work together and contribute to the indoor “climate”.  Energy efficiency is optimized when the “system” is working well – when the interchange of indoor air and outdoor air is managed effectively. Continue reading

Spray Foam Insulation VS. Other Insulation Products

Spray foam insulation, also known throughout the industry as polyurethane foam, is regarded as the biggest advancement in energy efficient insulation in recent years.  It’s a state-of-the-art technology that delivers significant energy savings throughout the year, while providing an indoor living environment that is comfortable, quiet and healthy.  Indeed, more and more professional contractors are realizing that no other product can deliver the kind of benefits that spray foam insulation delivers. Continue reading