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Keep AC Costs Down with a Well-Insulated Attic

Posted by Emillie Lee

May 11, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Building energy-efficient homes requires careful attention to insulation and sealing, especially in the attic. Unfortunately, this is an area that a lot of contractors and homeowners overlook when trying to make homes more sustainable. In the summer months, a properly insulated attic greatly reduces your air conditioning costs. The money you spend on the added insulation is easily recouped in as little as one season. This is because the insulation keeps the air around your air conditioning ducts cool, so they deliver colder air and the condenser does not have to work as hard.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, R-Value, Attic

R-Value is Only the Beginning of Spray Foam Benefits

Posted by Emillie Lee

Mar 18, 2016 11:30:00 AM

There are so many choices when it comes to home insulation,, and no one choice is truly fit for all situations. However, closed-cell spray foam is an effective and sustainable choice for many construction projects. Its benefits go far beyond an increased resale value. If you're building a home or considering adding additional insulation, we highly suggest spray foam as a sustainable option.

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Topics: R-Value, Soundproofing, Air Quality, NCFI

Insulating Self-Storage Units Can Help Keep Tenants' Property Safe

Posted by Becky Eades

Dec 9, 2015 11:30:00 AM

When tenant's put their items into a self storage-unit, they hope that they will be able to retrieve them in full working order several months or years later. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Poorly designed storage units can expose items to moisture and temperature fluctuations, which damage them over time. Thankfully, polyurethane spray foam insulation is changing all that. By providing unbeatable levels of insulation in self-storage units, it is helping to keep tenants' items safer than ever before.

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Topics: R-Value, Air Quality

Foam Your Home: How to Get Major Savings from Insulation

Posted by Becky Eades

Oct 1, 2015 11:00:00 AM

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, Low Costs, R-Value, Spray Polyurethane