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Closed cell 2lb foam

What is Closed cell 2lb foam?

  • built-in vapor barrier & air barrier

  • higher R-value than 0.5lb open cell foam & conventional insulations

  • adds increased structural strength for the building

  • adhesion to multiple substrates and surfaces

  •  expands 30 times its original volume

Places that use closed cell foam:

  • Commercial buildings

  • Agricultural buildings

  • Flat roof systems

  • Below grade wall systems; foundations

  • Small framing sizes where the greatest R-value is needed

  • Crawlspaces
     
  • Under residential cement slabs

  • Storage tanks

  • Underground piping

  • Trailers/ RVs

  • flotation devices

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We used Icynene to insulate our old home and we have already experienced a 25% reduction in the heating consumption.
Tom,