Spray Polyurethane Foam is the superior material for insulating homes on the market today and is frequently utilized to insulate a wide variety of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. A low density spray polyurethane foam, open cell foam is best applied on walls, vented crawlspaces and attics as well as in un-vented attics, ducts, and ceilings. The natural flexibility of open cell foam ensures the same airtight seal and continuous insulation, even as the building shifts and settles overtime. Capable of being installed over a variety of substrates, open cell foam is particularly valued for helping in reduce overall heating and cooling costs.
Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation:
- Prevents air intrusion
- Helps with sound-proofing
- Improves occupant comfort
- Lowers energy bills
- Strengthens the building envelope
- Permanent, sturdy, and does not sag
- Keeps out dust, pollen, and bugs
- Improves indoor air quality
- Works well with more efficient HVAC equipment
- Meets current building codes
OPEN CELL VS CLOSED CELL FOAM
While both can drastically improve a home’s overall insulation efforts, open-cell foam is the perfect choice for interior projects that have difficult to reach areas due to it’s naturally expanding properties. With an R-Value of 3.7 when applied at 1″ it contains +/- 14% bio renewable, recycled, and sustainable content. Designed for residential use, it can be used in lieu of more traditional forms of insulating materials such as fiberglass, cellulose or other loose fill products.