The health, well-being and productivity of employees is significantly impacted by office design says a new report from the World Green Building Council. Spray foam insulation can help address such design considerations.
Being a complex, interconnected network of materials, systems and functions, a building should contain products that can work in harmony with one another to ensure proper and adequate functionality and use. Architects and designers can help make the difference when planning to develop healthier, more energy efficient buildings.
Did you know that up to 40% of a building’s energy loss can be attributed to air leakage? It is estimated that the cracks and gaps in a home – which can equate to the size of a basketball - can leak enough air to fill two blimps every day. With such significant air leakage losses occurring every day, it is important help your clients source energy efficient materials that minimize excessive energy consumption while living comfortably.
Spring has arrived and the weather has begun to improve across the continent. With the change in weather, the probability of allergies is increased. Spray foam insulation can help have a significant impact on the indoor air quality of your client's homes or buildings.
Building Genius presents architects, commercial builders and production builders with an insight into the spray foam insulation and building industries across the United States and Canada. With a key focus on building science, codes and standards, burgeoning trends, industry development and news, Building Genius offers an outlook from the spray foam insulation industry leader, Icynene, from the perspective of our top engineers, code specialists and industry experts.