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Why Spray Foam Insulation?

Improve the comfort, durability and energy efficiency of your home

SprayTite Foam Insulation

Download PDFYour home is your castle. It's where your family lives its life. You want it to be comfortable, safe, durable and strong.

That's why there's SPRAYTITE Insulation. It can give your home all of these benefits and more with a single installation.

It is estimated that almost half of the cost of heating and cooling the average home is wasted on uncontrolled air leakage. SPRAYTITE Insulation, a closed cell foam, is engineered to combine superior insulation performance and complete air leakage control. It can help lower energy bills and make your home stronger and more comfortable.

Compare SPRAYTITE® insulation with traditional insulation materials

Criteria SPRAYTITE® Glass Fiber Wool Blown Cellulose Open-Cell Foam
 R-value per inch5 6.0 3.0 3.5 3.0 3.5
 Approved Air Barrier System Yes at 1.5-inch thickness No No No Yes at 5.5-inch thickness
 Seamless Construction Yes No No No Yes
Rigid Yes No No No No
Fully Adhered Yes No No No Yes
Adds Structural Strength Yes No No No No
Long Service Life Yes No No No Yes
Absorbs Water YesYesYes>40% v/v
Allows Moisture Vapor In No Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

How can I tell if a house has uncontrolled air leakage?

Look for the following signs:

Set your thermostat and think about more important things. In addition to increasing energy efficiency,  SPRAYTITE® insulation helps improve:


  1. Both the Environmental Protection Agency and the American Lung Association recommend that houses be built airtight to improve indoor air quality.
  2. Studies performed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
  3. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approves closed-cell foams like SPRAYTITE for flood-prone regions.
  4. ASHRAE 2005 Handbook, Chapter 25, Table 4 - Thermal Properties.