What is spray foam insulation


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Spray foam insulation is the next step in the evolution of residential insulation.

The American Chemistry Council defines spray foam as a continuous insulation and air seal plastic material that is sprayed on walls, roofs, into gaps and corners, and on all contoured surfaces.

How is spray foam insulation made?

  • Two liquid components are mixed together and react on-site.
  • Foam is created, expanding within seconds of applying. Gaps are sealed and crevices are filled, forming a moisture and vapour barrier wherever it is applied.
  • According to the American Chemistry Council, spray foam insulation can resist heat transfer extremely well, and it offers a highly effective solution for dealing with unwanted air leakage and infiltration through cracks, seams, and joints.

Icynene – An Insulation & Air Seal

Icynene spray foam insulation and air seal products include half-pound (open-cell) and two-pound (closed-cell) solutions. These can be used either separately or in tandem within a given project, in order to provide long-term comfort in your home thanks to thermal insulating and air sealing. Rest assured that Icynene spray foam insulation products can only be in-stalled by extensively trained and licensed Icynene contractors.