This infographic shows how ice dams can form and how investing in an insulation and air barrier material like Icynene can help reduce the risk of them forming and causing potential damage to your roof.
The attic is one of the most common and largest contributors to air leakage. Icynene's newest video series takes you and your client through the journey of upgrading your attic insulation with spray foam.
Energy efficient homes are in demand because they cost less to run, are more comfortable to live in and enjoy higher resale values. Show your first-time homeowner clients what they need to know to in order to make their first home an energy efficient one.
In most homes in the southern United States, the level of insulation found is adequate for achieving an energy efficient home. However, air leakage and duct leakage are typically high, resulting in high energy bills, comfort problems, and poor indoor air quality.
Spray foam insulation can be used in hot, humid climates such as those in the southern states of the USA just as effectively as homes in northern, colder climates. One architect firm from Austin, Texas has identified some tips other architects can consider when designing for hot, humid climates.
Hot or warm climates like the southern states of the USA can benefit equally as well as their northern counterparts from spray foam insulation. In fact, one area of the typical family home that can benefit from spray foam insulation is the unvented attic.
Home improvement expert and host of nationally syndicated radio show The Money Pit® embarked on a major renovation project of his historic New Jersey family home to optimize its functionality, performance and overall comfort.
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.