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Much like the concern about fake news found on social media channels, noise about building materials such as spray foam insulation can create confusion among builders, architects, building owners and even, regulators.  In this series, Icynene's Building Genius takes a look at common misperceptions and myths about spray foam and debunks them.

The cost of attic insulation can vary depending on a number of factors.  

In regards to insulation costs in commercial construction, architects can be asked by their clients “How much does insulation cost?” as they seek ways to minimize the construction budget. 


What is spray foam insulation?  Are there different types available for different applications? And, how does sprayed foam insulation address the latest building codes while anticipating any changes to the building code? In this post, we explore the fundamentals of insulating foam and more.

Spray foam insulation does have a higher upfront cost. However, there are various cost offset opportunities that bring the cost of spray foam and traditional insulation closer together.