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Major Benefits of Choosing Ecohome's Spray Foam Insulation

Our spray foam has the highest insulation value of any product on the market. Your home will be quiet, more comfortable and draft free with improved indoor air quality.

Our spray foam also utilizes Soy Bean Oil, an annually renewable resource.

Our spray foam can help home owners save 50 - 80 % on their energy bills.

Our spray foam is inert which prevents mold growth and is not a source of food for rodents,

Our spray foam is made from recycled plastic bottles reducing impact on landfills.

Our spray foam increases the shear and racking strength up to 300%.

    R-Value is a measure of resistance to heat flow, but it only measures the resistance of heat transfer through solid molecules (conduction). Conduction only causes 20% of a building’s heat loss, while heat transfer by air molecules from hot to cold areas (convection) is responsible for 80% of a building’s heat loss.

Conventional fiber insulations resist heat loss by conduction, but only attempt to slow down convection by trapping air molecules. This air is free to move within and through the insulation which decreases the insulation value and can lead to damaging moisture problems.

The spray foam we use is a closed cell structure that does not allow air to enter which stops heat loss by convection. Just a 1/4“ will stop 99% of heat loss by convection and 3” will stop 95% of heat loss by conduction.

The Effects of Cold Weather

As the temperature drops outside, convection currents speed up inside and fiber insulations become less effective. Studies have found that the R-Value of fiber insulation is cut in half at -28 C.

Spray foam is unaffected by cold weather.

The Effects of Wind

Wind causes pressure differences across the wall. This draws code approved vapor barrier toward the wall cavity which compresses fiber insulations. Similar studies found that this can decrease the R-value of fiber insulation up to 80%.

Spray foam is unaffected by wind.