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New England home builders use spray foam to develop net-zero homes in cold climates [Video]

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Weather has a huge impact on how homes are constructed and the types of materials that are used to build them. In colder climates, air-tight seals and high R-values go a long way toward keeping a home warm and comfortable all winter long. In fact, some savvy home builders across New England seeking to build net-zero homes look to materials such as spray foam insulation to help create an efficient and comfortable home.

Spray foam insulation is adept at helping keep air from flowing freely in and out of your home. The insulation material expands up to 100 times its size upon installation, filling in nooks and crannies that might otherwise allow airflow to compromise the interior comfort of your home. These features make spray foam a smart choice for builders looking to build net-zero homes, as these houses aim to even out energy waste through efficiency construction.

Find out more about spray foam insulation from Icynene and why it is right for net-zero residential construction by visiting Icynene.com.