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The National Association of Home Builders has showcased energy-efficient home designs for years with its "The New American Home" model homes.This year's "New American Home" is no exception. The home also includes spray foam insulation to maximize efficiency. Residential builders can attract new customers by offering spray foam insulation in the homes they design and build.

For residential builders, spray foam insulation's high R-value*, air-sealing qualities and contributions to energy efficiency are an easy sell when talking to homeowners who are seeking energy efficient living. Other perks for builders installing spray foam insulation include reduced materials costs and a streamlined production schedule.

Don't let an opportunity to earn more business pass you by. Check back for more tips on spray foam insulation for builders and contractors.

* R means resistance to heat flow. The higher the R-value, the greater the insulating power. Compare insulation R-values before you buy. There are other factors to consider. The amount of insulation you need depends mainly on the climate you live in. Also, your fuel savings from insulation will depend upon the climate, the type and size of your house, the amount of insulation already in your house, and your fuel use patterns and family size. If you buy too much insulation, it will cost you more than what you'll save on fuel. To get the marked R-value, it is essential that this insulation be installed properly.


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