What are the Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation?
November 10, 2019
Commercial building owners have been cool to the latest development in attic insulation, and it will come with a cost. Spray foam insulation is the newest innovation for the insulation business, and it will revolutionize the way insulation is installed for any building. There are many advantages when installing foam for attic insulation in Toronto. Foam insulation will penetrate every nook and cranny in an attic and will provide excellent coverage when dealing with heat leaks and moisture penetration.
Installing foam for your business, you can access financial gains due to the performance of the product, creating savings for the bottom line.
Reducing interruptions in the operation of your business is essential. Maintaining production in your facility or maintaining the use of the facility by tenants is the key to success.
Top advantages of spray foam insulation
Excellent insulation material
When you install spray foam insulation, it will expand up to 60 times its size when administered. A little goes a long way to cover any area where it is installed. The R-value it provides is significantly higher than other products. Open-cell spray foam is listed at an R-value of 3.7 per square inch while the closed variety is as high as 6.5 R-value per square inch.
Lower cooling and heating expenses
More than half of all energy use is for heating and cooling of a building. When spray foam is the default choice for insulation, it can reduce energy use by as much as 50 percent. Reducing heat leaks is what spray foam does best, and savings come from reduced energy use.
Better air quality
Spray foam acts as a barrier to outside contaminants that will filter in through cracks and seams that fibreglass insulation can’t block. It will reduce exposure to any allergens that will come through openings and will improve air quality considerably.
Spray foam insulation will act as a natural sound wave barrier. It will absorb noise and keep it from reverberating through the walls and roof into the building. The sound is converted to heat, and that is how the reverberation is blunted.
Benefits the environment
Through the use of closed-cell insulation, you can reduce the impact of your carbon footprint and lower your contribution to global warming. Reducing the depletion of the ozone layer is where we save the planet through the use of spray foam insulation.
Strengthens your walls
Closed-cell spray foam insulation will improve the structural integrity of your building when added to the roof and walls. The insulation will bond with the surface where it is applied, creating greater strength through a layered application. Once applied, the lifespan of the structure is increased through the reinforcement that the foam provides.
Keeps your commercial building pest-free
If you have an infestation problem, spray foam will not stop the critters from causing problems. But, you can prevent bug infestation when you install spray foam in the attic. Sealing an opening where bugs can enter will reduce exposure to any illnesses that they carry with them.
No roof condensation
Air vapour carries moisture, and as it rises, it will cool and become water. Using spray foam insulation prevents the moist air from reaching the roof and will stop any condensation from accumulating at the rooftop. Preventing the warm air from meeting the cold air at the roof level stops condensation dead in its tracks.
Call our experts for attic insulation
At Integrity Roofers, we will show you the benefits of spray foam insulation, how it will extend the life of the building, and its overall performance when you have our company install it. Longevity and reduced roofing maintenance are spray foam insulation calling card. It creates a win-win situation for any commercial building owner. Learn more about spray foam insulation when you contact us today at Integrity Roofers for a consultation at 647.953.9365.