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Green commercial construction with Icynene spray foam insulation

There's a sense that using green building materials in commercial (or residential) construction have a higher upfront investment. But a new report from the UK suggests it's the opposite.

Parker Falls Home in North Carolina features Icynene spray foam insulation

Even during construction, this North Carolina home’s Icynene insulation was noticably at work providing optimal thermal comfort and air-sealing.

Open cell spray foam insulation used in an unvented attic in southern US climates

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.

U.S Department of Energy to invest in energy efficient technologies

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.