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Risk of water ingress can be minimized by inclusion of closed cell spray foam insulation

Through changing weather patterns and the increased prevalence of extreme weather events such as hurricanes, flood waters are becoming a major concern for homeowners and building owners. 

Home flooding from hurricanes can leave extensive damage

Extreme weather events such as hurricanes and super storms have become far more prevalent across the United States leaving trails of destruction and damage costing millions and millions in clean-up and repair. 

Extreme weather and hurricanes can cause extensive damage - spray foam insulation can help

Water penetration resulting from hurricanes, storm surges, high rainfalls and flooding can cause massive damage to the typical home. 

What exactly is LEED and what does it mean to have LEED certification?  Plus, how do building materials like spray foam insulation contribute towards LEED certification? Icynene’s Building Genius takes a high level look at LEED and how spray foam insulation can contribute.

OptimaHouse was the result of a team of forward thinking organizations looking to create a modern, energy-saving house based on European design/build concepts.