IAPMO Report confirms improved R-value for Icynene MD-C-200
Mississauga, ON. 7 August 2012. Leading spray foam manufacturer, Icynene, is pleased to announce that IAPMO’s Uniform Evaluation Service has issued a UES Evaluation Report (ER-0255) for Icynene MD-C-200 in meeting code requirements.
The Evaluation Report confirms a tested R-value* of 6.75 per inch of the medium-density, closed-cell spray foam at four inches (4”). This means three inches (3”) would achieve R20.
The UES Evaluation Report allows for the specification and installation of the spray foam product by industry professionals including architects, contractors, specifiers, designers as well as provides code officials with a concise summary of the product’s attributes and code compliance.
“Icynene is extremely pleased with the result from Evaluation Report ER-0255. Icynene prides itself on providing high quality insulation and air sealing products and persistently pursues third party testing on all of our products to ensure that they meet the high quality standards that both our customers and we expect,” said VP Engineering, Paul Duffy.
Icynene continues to lead the spray foam industry through continual testing of its spray foam products. IAPMO Evaluation Reports are becoming widely accepted by architects and building code officials across the United States since they offer recognition for the International Family of Codes as well as Florida, California and other state codes.
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About Icynene Corp
Established in 1986, Icynene helps to build energy efficient residential and commercial structures in over 31 countries worldwide. Our portfolio of industry leading light density open cell and medium density closed cell SPF solutions are both insulation and air barrier materials for improved indoor air quality and reduced energy costs making Icynene the smart choice for builders, architects, building owners, and homeowners.
* 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.