New engineering approvals broaden Icynene's ignition barrier free insulation portfolio
Testing in collaboration with professional engineering evaluation group, DrJ Engineering, has broadened Icynene's portfolio of industry-leading fire approvals to include reduced foam requirements, structural integrity of trusses and the addition of Icynene Classic Plus™ to new and existing approvals.
The new approvals address several key aspects in relation to unvented attic applications allowing builders to cost-effectively construct family homes with high-performance, quality spray foam insulation materials - Icynene Classic Max™ and Icynene Classic Plus™. The latest approvals also include a certified engineer’s seal by state allowing for greater acceptance by local code officials.
“Deeper testing with third-party experts and fire consultants has allowed us to broaden the scope in which both Icynene Classic Max and Icynene Classic Plus can be used, particularly in the case of unvented attics and crawlspaces. The testing was also the first to focus on trusses and allows us to better understand the structural integrity of the home pre- and post-fire. Icynene is the first spray foam manufacturer to test structural integrity.” said Icynene VP Engineering, Paul Duffy.
The two spray foam insulation products are the most comprehensively fire tested spray foam insulation products on the market giving builders a distinct performance-based and cost-effective advantage over traditionally-insulated unvented attics and crawlspaces. The added advantage of an engineering seal by state ensuring that residential projects can continue without construction delays.