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.
Icynene has introduced new 4 hour re-occupancy allowances for homeowners and trades in the United States for two of its high-performance spray foam innovations – light-density open cell Icynene Classic Max and medium-density closed cell Icynene ProSeal.
In reference to exterior continuous insulation applications, with its greater thermal resistance, the use of spray foam insulation can lead to reductions in overall wall thickness over foam board insulation designs.
Problems regarding spray foam insulation applications, poor installations and health and safety have become typical concerns expressed by homeowners. Yet with some due diligence, spray foam insulation problems can be avoided from the outset allowing your clients take advantage of the immediate and long-term benefits of this modern insulation material.
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.