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One expert in upstate New York says spray polyurethane foam insulation “does the best job of filling cracks and gaps while sealing out cold air.” Homes can lose as much as 40 percent of heating and cooling energy through cracks and gaps in the building envelope. Preventing air infiltration helps make a home more comfortable […]
One housing development in Tennessee is putting its own twist on demonstrating the energy efficiency of homes insulated with spray polyurethane foam (SPF). Check out the story below to see how the developers put a chocolate bunny in the attic of SPF-insulated homes to show how spray foam keeps it from getting too hot! Using […]
The United Nations’ scientific panel in October made a landmark announcement, stating the immediate consequences of climate change may be closer than originally suggested. The report, issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and delivered to the UN scientific panel, describes global consequences ranging from food shortages to wildfires to the mass die-off […]
A recent survey conducted by Home Innovation Research Labs asked builders about their use of Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) usage around the country. The survey showed that 60% of builders are currently using SPF, while 16% of builders are looking to start using SPF in the future.
As states and local jurisdictions increasingly move toward more efficient building codes in regards to energy use, the manufacturers of construction materials have been busy developing and improving products that can help meet these new standards. Spray foam can help.
This report makes clear that the business of manufacturing, distributing, and installing insulation generates significant economic output and creates jobs.
Regulatory action counters decades-long track record of proven and effective use.
Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation has been a common insulation choice for years, but the way it was used on the new 140,000-sf Prescott (Wis.) High School was anything but common. In addition to the typical application as an interior insulation product, the project team specified the use of SPF on the exterior of the […]
As states and local jurisdictions increasingly move toward more efficient building codes in regards to energy use, the manufacturers of construction materials have been busy developing and improving products that can help meet these new standards. While improved energy efficiency can be achieved through many systems in a home or building, from lighting and appliances […]
Spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation can increase the energy-efficiency of a home by creating a sound building envelope, which shields the home’s living areas from the outdoor environment. Homes can lose as much as 40 percent of heating and cooling energy through cracks and gaps in the building envelope. SPF acts as an effective barrier […]