Spray foam blowing agents / Discussions

Can you spray foam a house from the outside?

...spray foam from the outside. It seems we could also drill holes and blow spray foam in without removing the sheathing. Now that the blowing agents are more eco-...

Posted by Joan Lawrence July 11, 2019, 7:17 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

Spray Foam for basements, which of the different types are best environmentally?

...blowing agents) can be found at this page here, so have a look as it will likely answer most of your questions - New HFO spray foam blowing make it over 1,000...

Posted by Rose Adams Jan. 9, 2020, 9:33 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

Can you use spray foam Insulation under a slab?

...spray foam and why – 4th generation blowing agents for spray foam If you need it as a vapor barrier, air barrier, or to insulate difficult areas like baseme...

Posted by Linda Martin April 6, 2020, 11:54 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What do you think of insulated T Studs in Canada?

...blowing agents was as high as 1,430, where the GWP of the new HFO blowing agents is only 1, meaning that HFO blowing agents are on par with Carbon in terms of t...

Posted by Lee Watt June 3, 2019, 10:57 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

For home renovation, is it better to install insulation on the inside or outside?

...blowing agents which to our knowledge at the moment are Demilec and Elastochem. Aside from spray foam, you could fill exterior cavities with batt insulation, ...

Posted by Neil Richardson Jan. 29, 2019, 4:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

How do you fix a moisture problem in a finished basement?

...spray foam insulation on basement walls is not a bad one. However, spray foam itself is a vapour barrier, so you wouldn’t need to apply a typical 6 mil polyethy...

Posted by Margo MACFARLANE Oct. 28, 2019, 10:24 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

Do you have on a category on insulating vans?

...spray foam. That would provide a high per-inch R value as well as reducing air leakage. There are two companies we know of that have switched to more environm...

Posted by chantal fortier April 14, 2019, 2:08 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate the basement of an old house?

...Spray foam manufacturers with eco-friendly blowing agents to help you choose the best products. Does that help or answer your questions?

Posted by Bryan Squirrell Jan. 14, 2020, 7:59 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate embedded joists in a basement Montreal Home?

...spray foam that have switched to blowing agents with much lower GHGs (green house gas emmisions), you can read about that here. Where to find spray foam with ...

Posted by Emil Idf Jan. 7, 2020, 8:34 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?

...blowing agents - Demilec and Elastochem . You could also swap out the foam for cellulose, that would be cheaper than the spray foam, though there are addition...

Posted by Joe F Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses

How do you insulated a crawlspace with dirt floor?

...spray foam contractor there anyway. We would recommend you look for an installer than has switched to the new spray foam blowing agents that have lower greenhou...

Posted by sal Bellicoso Oct. 30, 2019, 4:56 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

Is EPS or XPS better for use in basement rim joists? Should faced or unfaced foam boards be used?

...foam board insulation with circumscribing spray foam in each rim joist (or maybe using purely spray foam to cover each rim joist). However, I can't tell whether...

Posted by Thomas Dispenza Sept. 8, 2019, 12:43 a.m. Basements improvements 6 Responses

How do you Insulate a 3 season cottage?

...spray foam, and we specifically recommend looking for a brand that has switched ot safer blowing agents. At this point we know of two - Demilec and Elastochem, ...

Posted by Terry Skindilias April 23, 2019, 9:27 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses