1. Lower Energy Bills Insulating and air sealing your home will generate the biggest potential drop in energy use of any major home improvement. Reinsulating and air sealing can save about 20% on heating and cooling costs in existing homes! If installed properly, additional insulation will provide a fantastic return on your investment. Click here […]
How Much Insulation Do I Need?
Energy codes in the Kingsport, Bristol, and Johnson City, Tennessee market are ever-evolving, and with most of our region now required to meet 2009 standards, it’s important to take a look at what will be required from energy codes in the near future. More stringent energy codes save energy and money, increase the comfort and […]
Spray Foam Insulation And Air Quality: A Healthier Indoor Environment
The time spent indoors should help to maintain occupant health and well-being. That’s why it is important to select building products like Icynene soft foam insulation and air barrier material, which was manufactured with health and well-being in mind. Icynene contributes to a healthy indoor environment in three critical ways: 1. Icynene spray foam insulation […]
What is the Best Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation?
As a licensed Icynene dealer we’re excited to begin installing Icynene ProSeal, the newest formula in a great line of closed cell spray foam products. With a higher R-value of 7 per inch, an R-24 can be achieved in 2′x4′ walls using ProSeal! In addition to its superior R-value, ProSeal is approved for use in […]
Where Should I Air Seal My New Home?
After a year of research and testing, Dave Wolf of Owens Corning has identified a number of cracks and joints deemed the most cost beneficial to air seal in new homes. The top plate to drywall of an attic, rim joists, recessed lights, and the garage wall are all areas that provide “the most bang […]
Open Cell vs. Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation
After recognizing a need for spray polyurethane foam insulation (SPF), one of the first questions prospective customers try to tackle is “what is the difference between open cell and closed cell foam insulation?” Spray foam insulation typically falls in one of two categories, “open cell” or “closed cell,” and each type is different in structure, […]