Even in the middle of winter, spray foam insulation allows commercial projects to continue without schedule delays. Understand how to effectively insulate exterior walls in commercial buildings in cold weather.
Energy codes are requiring higher thermal performance values in walls, particularly in the form of exterior continuous insulation. Icynene's new white paper focuses on comparing rigid foam board to spray foam insulation.
Icynene Engineer John Broniek's recent webinar for Buildings Canada looks at the options for various types of commercial and residential assemblies with a view to maximize performance and make them work without excessive cost and problems.
Statistics from ENERGY STAR® show that commercial buildings account for around 18% of energy use and nearly 18% of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. With a growing focus on energy efficiency and sustainable living, architects and designers have an opportunity to help shape the direction of green, sustainable design.
LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – is a green building program that is gaining greater traction amongst designers and their clients. The program, designed to quantify the environmental benefit in green building strategies through a rating system, awards a building with certification label.
While both open-cell and closed-cell spray foam insulation are proven and effective commercial solutions, each product has its own unique set of qualities and is more suited to certain applications. Armed with this knowledge, specifiers can make better educated decisions when it comes to product selection.
Discover Icynene’s evolution of insulation at the upcoming 2012 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. Held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from Wednesday November 14th through to Friday November 15th, the conference is considered the world’s largest dedicated to green building practices and energy efficiency.
The evolution of insulation is here following the launch of new Icynene Classic Max™ which has been approved by ICC-ES for use without an ignition barrier in residential projects. Icynene’s new product provides:
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.