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POLYURETHANE FOAM INSULATION
Polyurethane spray foam is a 2-part system applied with specialized
equipment by our CUFCA licensed installers. When we come to a job
site, we have
on-board power and all the supplies, equipment and know-how to install
spray foam in a professional, efficient manner.
The material is applied as a liquid, but sets and hardens in a matter
of seconds. It adheres to all building materials and surfaces, forming
a seamless, monolithic and permanent insulation system. You can cover
it almost immediately, as it does not require setting time.
Spray applied polyurethane foam has the highest R-value of any commonly
available insulation material ---although there is more to insulation
than R-value. It provides a seamless and permanent system that acts
as both a thermal insulation (R6 per inch minimum), and in some applications,
also an air vapour barrier. Spray foam is ideal whenever superior insulation
performance is required….either new or retrofit construction.
When sprayed, polyurethane expands & flows during application to fill
difficult to detail, seal or reach areas, stopping air infiltration…perfectly!
Spray foam insulation effectively and efficiently insulates & seals
critical and difficult to insulate areas. Overhangs, cantilevered floors,
complex framing (turrets, bay, box & bow windows, curved walls, header & rim
joists) tight corners, irregular, difficult or unusual cavities and surfaces,
unventable or unvented roof cavities and cathedral ceilings are no problem
for spray foam insulation!
Spray foam insulation solves insulation design problems and the #1 cause
of poor building performance – air leakage. It solves excessive
heat loss and air leakage problems such as ice damming. Because of it’s
high R-value, it is ideal for areas that have limited space for insulation
or areas that are typically not possible to insulate effectively with
conventional materials, such as concrete walls or ceilings, steel beams
or surfaces. Spray foam insulation is also ideal for areas difficult to
reach and impossible to insulate conventionally, such as ductwork, steel
beams, strapped walls, crawl spaces, header bays and rim joists
And finally, with foam’s high R-value, framing lumber can be downsized
to meet structural requirements rather than insulation requirements of
conventional materials that typically have low R-values.
Special building environments
- pools, spas & hot tubs
- steam rooms, saunas
- freezers, cold storage
- steel buildings
- steel & fiberglass boat hulls
- refrigerated truck & van bodies, trailers, etc.,
- sculptures for theatre, films, and stage
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