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Going Green with Eco-Friendly Spray Foam Insulation

September 25, 2017

Throughout the industry, spray foam insulation is being recognized as a much better option for maximizing energy efficiency and enhancing indoor comfort. The product is sometimes referred to as Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation, and today it’s being used in new home construction, general home renovations, and specific retrofit projects. Best of all, contractors can now offer a green approach with eco-friendly spray foam insulation.

eco-friendly green spray foam gni Spray foam insulation can be effectively installed in practically every part of the home – from basements, to attics, to garages, to exterior walls. It’s an application that has far more product benefits than anything comparable. And with Walltite ECO™, contractors now have an option to install eco-friendly spray foam insulation. Walltite ECO™ is a high quality, premium product ideal for residential, commercial, and industrial installs.

At Great Northern Insulation, expert installers recommend Walltite ECO™ for applications that are above grade and below grade. The product is ideal under concrete floors; inside wood or steel framing; and even in foundation walls. For the team at GNI, no other product seals and insulates like spray foam - and it’s all done in a single application. As an added benefit, Walltite ECO™ is considered to be eco-friendly spray foam insulation.

The National Building Code of Canada

Walltite ECO™ is an eco-friendly spray foam insulation that exceeds the specifications of the NBCC. It’s the only insulation system that satisfies the polyurethane durability test prescribed by the Canadian Construction Materials Centre.

Walltite ECO™ - Certified by EcoLogo™

Walltite ECO™ is the first closed-cell spray foam to be certified by EcoLogo™. This is North America's most acknowledged certification, and assures consumers that Walltite ECO ™ is an eco-friendly spray foam insulation product.

GREENGUARD® - Children/School Certified

Walltite ECO™ meets the strict standards of the GREENGUARD® Certification Program. This certification is an assurance of indoor comfort, indoor safety, and eco-efficiency. Walltite ECO™ is therefore safe for school applications.

Eco-friendly spray foam insulation from Great Northern Insulation

Walltite ECO™ meets air barrier requisites, vapour barrier requisites, and insulation requisites – all in ONE application. With a professional install, this product adheres to practically every substrate. And the finished space is completely seamless application – an ideal application in new construction, retrofitting, and renovations.

Great Northern Insulation installs Walltite ECO™ in all types of buildings – from residential, to commercial, to institutional. It’s a premium insulation system that requires professional skill for best results. At GNI, installation crews are highly trained and highly proficient with Walltite ECO™ (this is not a weekend DIY project).

No other product can compare with Walltite ECO™ - it provides an effective air-barrier, an efficient vapour barrier, and excellent thermal insulation. Energy savings from season to season are dramatic, making the product very cost-effective. Dollar for dollar, this application provides one of the best returns-on-investment.

Spray foam insulation is unlike other products when it comes to longevity – a professional install can last a lifetime, doesn’t require periodic replenishment, and doesn’t need replacement over the years. At Great Northern Insulation, residential and commercial customers are provided with a service package from start to finish. Find out more by calling GNI at 1-800-265-1914, or visiting the company website at www.gni.ca .

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Enenrgy Savers

Energy Saving

Energy saving and energy efficiency is easier than one might think. Great Northern Insulation helps to identify performance issues, while taking advantage of improvement opportunities.

100% Canadian

100% Canadian

Great Northern Insulation is recognized as Canada's largest full-service insulation contractor. GNI is 100% Canadian owned, proudly serving Ontario customers since 1980.

Foam Masters

Do it right the first time
- with foam mastersTM

WALLTITE® ECO™ is a high-performance system, professionally installed by certified and approved specialists. Its C.C.M.C. approved (Canadian Construction Materials Centre) - with product quality guaranteed - and with installation by highly trained experts with the technical know-how to do the job right, the first time.

Homestars

Best of 2017

From reputation to responsiveness, HomeStars consistently ranks Great Northern Insulation at better than 95% for customer satisfaction. Thanks to everyone for the great ratings! 

GreenGuard

The GREENGUARD®
Gold Certification promise

GREENGUARD® Gold Certification ensures the strictest criteria for low-level chemical emissions. Certified products are safe for individuals with sensitivities (children/elderly) and safe for use in school environments and health-care facilities. The product certification is widely recognized by the LEED Rating System (Leadership in Energy/Environmental Design).

EcoLogo

ECOLOGOTM:
Multi-attribute product certification

ECOLOGOTM is an accredited sign of environmental performance – holistic – green – sustainable - and compliant with strict, third party standards. Life cycle criteria for product certification may include manufacturing and operations; health and environment; product materials and performance; and product innovation, development, and management.

3M

3MTM products.
Quality + Performance = Savings

3MTM energy-saving products are designed to keep warm air in, and cold air out, while keeping energy bills down. Products optimize energy efficiency in buildings and homes; improve indoor environment for occupants; and effect the reduction of seasonal energy costs. 3M products are authorized for LEED credits (Leadership in Energy/Environmental Design).

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Baeumler ApprovedTM gives you peace of mind when connecting with contractors, trades and home service providers. All Baeumler Approved members have demonstrated high quality work for customers and other trade professionals. Members must also have Workers Compensation, liability insurance of at least $1,000,000 and prove professional certification.

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The Energy Conservation Program provides incentives of up to $1,600 to customers who achieve energy efficiency and fuel savings – and Great Northern Insulation can pave the way.

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