Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Future of Spray Foam Insulation

Spray Foam insulation (SPF), is still relatively new to the insulation industry; at least in terms of its use in stationary structures. After initial success in vehicles and airplanes during the 1940’s, spray foam insulation began appearing in newly constructed homes of the 1970’s – but only when specially requested. Now as we find ourselves [...]

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Spray Foam Insulation and The Recovery Act

Mr. and Mrs. Dudley of York County, Maine own a beautifully restored 1885 home. Unfortunately for the entirety of its 125 years, the house has not been insulated. One can only imagine the costs of heating and cooling over the years, let alone during an energy crisis. As new owners of the historic home, the [...]

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Anti-Microbial Spray Foam Insulation FAQ’s

If you are not familiar with the technical details of spray foam insulation (SPF), then it can be hard to believe there is anything anti-microbial about it. Nevertheless, open and closed cell spray foam insulation can be purchased with anti-microbial agents, and yes it really does work. spray foam insulation has been used in residential [...]

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California Endorses Open Cell Spray Foam Insulation

Previous to the 1970’s, all buildings and residential homes were insulated with fiberglass (and asbestos before that). Many of those same structures are still in regular use and functioning at very inefficient energy levels, despite nationwide media attention on rising energy costs and the need to engage new technology for lowering the use of diminishing [...]

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Spray Foam Insulation Safety Tips

When applying spray foam insulation to your home, there are some very important safety factors. This infographic will give you an idea of the dos and don’ts to applying spray foam insulation to any project safely.

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