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Building Science

Enter to receive 25% off your job! We will deduct 25% off the first $5000 of your job (minimum of $1000 job estimate) for visiting us at the Lethbridge Home & Garden Tradeshow. Offer is valid until March 30, 2015. Please take some time to look through our site. We offer lots of information and videos all about Spray Foam Insulation. We would love to come give you a free quote. Thanks for coming to see us at the tradeshow.



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Thermal Barriers

Many building inspection jurisdictions require specifically formulated heat and fire barriers to be applied to selected spray foam insulation surfaces. Sunny South Insulators uses a cementitious fire protective coating that is spray applied to interior foam surfaces on walls and ceilings forming a hard durable thermal barrier against heat and fire. It is applied to a required thickness in a single spray pass resulting in a low cost method of meeting building code and insurance requirements.

For this purpose, SSI uses products with proven field and laboratory records of performance, reliability, ease of application and low in-place cost. When trowelled, the surface can be lightly trowelled to form a semi-smooth paintable surface. (One such thermal barrier product is Grace Construction Products’ “Monokote Z-3306”.) In addition to foam insulation surfaces in conventional residential and commercial types of structures, these thermal barrier products have been used in:

    Breweries, freezers and coolers
    Controlled atmosphere fruit and vegetable storage facilities
    Ice arenas and recreation centers
    Indoor tennis courts and swimming pools
    Pig and dairy barns
    Seed storage and processing facilities
    Water treatments plants

To find out more about our Thermal Barrier product visit the Grace Construction Web Site (a new window will open)

topics: Energy Efficiency, Health, R-Value

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I am SO glad I decided to use Icynene to insulate the entire envelope of my house. We did a full-renovation, and the 100% air barrier has been fabulous. Ameri-spec tested our house for the federal renovation grant, and said we were more heat efficient than most of the new "green" homes going up on the west side. Icynene definitely contributed to the $3800 rebate we got.
Tim, South Lethbridge