With the performance and application advantages factored together with the installed per foot cost, it’s clear to see that closed cell spray foam insulation in continuous insulation applications is a better, cheaper and faster solution over rigid foam board.
Inspired by the Old Testament story of Noah and the Ark, and driven to give back to the Earth, the world’s first prototype building featuring the concept of ‘natural thermal stabilization’ was built in the heart of the South Moravian Region.
When compared to traditional alternatives available in the market, such as rigid foam board, spray foam insulation is a modern approach to continuous insulation that allows architects to push the envelope in design and creativity.
Year-end is fast approaching. If you need to get your last few continuing education credits for 2014 before the year is out, then consider discovering the advantages of using open-cell spray foam insulation in your next commercial design with this course.
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced it will invest up to $14million in R&D projects for energy efficient technologies designed to help reduce energy loads, save money and create a greener future.
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.