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Better insulation from Icynene helps homeowners enjoy conditions anywhere

There are some parts of the country that are more prone to specific kinds of pollution than others. In some places, this kind of toxicity can be relegated to certain types of elements, but certain areas have different issues to deal with. Air quality is a problem for many cities, while others also have noise to deal with. This is considered pollution in cases where it causes a detriment to human life, as is the case in many major metropolitan areas.

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Icynene can help mitigate the issues that noise and air pollution can create. These elements are often a problem for people with breathing problems or certain sensitivities, as well as those with noise issues. There are some parts of the country that are continually inundated with poor air and noise issues, making it difficult to enjoy time at home. It's hard to get the most value out a house in these conditions, but there are ways to enhance the overall environment so that there is a way to exert more value out of these dwellings.

In order to improve these conditions, Icynene spray foam insulation seals out these elements and produces a much more pleasant place to live. Spray foam creates an airtight seal that increases the level of comfort in a home on a number of levels, including blocking out unwanted noise and unhealthy air. The way Icynene fills every space in a house's interior walls creates an impenetrable barrier for every kind of pollutant and helps keep out unwanted elements. Even mold and pests have no chance when it comes to insulation from Icynene, which creates a wall that blocks out any unwanted resources.

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On top of that, Icynene locks in the best air that HVAC solutions can offer. By creating a solid seal within the interior structure, keeping in the best heating and cooling elements is the greatest outcome of adding this product. It helps homeowners reduce their heating and cooling bills by as much as 50 percent^ when installed throughout a home, as well as making it easy to keep homes more comfortable without having to exert HVAC solutions as strenuously as owners may have previously needed to in order to create the most comfortable interior conditions.

In Minneapolis, homeowners could soon be seeing federal assistance with keeping their houses insulated in this way. The Minneapolis Star Tribune wrote that metropolitan residents in the St. Paul area could get more funding if they live close enough to the new international airport. As more expansions occur surrounding this transit hub, the Federal Aviation Administration is being called into court again regarding a settlement that would require more funding be granted to public outreach programs that facilitate homeowners within a certain vicinity of the airport to get help paying for noise cancelling improvements to their houses.

The source stated that an additional $25 million may be diverted from the FAA to cover more than 1,100 homes and improvements. The airport is looking to grow by more than 10 percent in the coming decade, requiring more houses need to be protected from the increased noise of the new air terminals. Adding Icynene to these structures could help homeowners improve the quality of their housing overall, whether the airport grows more or stays at its current state. The funding from the federal agency could assist owners in gaining better heating and cooling efficiency, as well as adding to the value of their homes.

^ Savings vary. Find out why in the seller's fact sheet on R-values. Higher R-values mean greater insulating power.

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