Icynene

Two Icynene Formulations Now Offer 4-Hour Re-Occupancy
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Two Icynene Formulations Now Offer 4-Hour Re-Occupancy

Get your trades back to work and your clients home faster with revised... Read more

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Repairing a Rotting Roof

Reducing indoor humidity was a critical first step. Read more

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R-19 vs. R-20 Wall Insulation

The federal stimulus plan's energy tax credits for insulation are based on the 2009 IECC, which raises the wall insulation requirement for climate zones 5 and 6 from R-19 to R-20. To meet this requirement, the R-value of the cavity insulation must be at least 3.63 per inch. Does this mean that standard R-19 fiberglass batts used to insulate 2x6 walls would not qualify for the tax credit? How about Icynene, an open-cell spray foam with an R-value of 3.6 per inch? Read more

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Is Drywall Needed With Spray-Foam Basement Insulation?

Q. Is Drywall Needed With Spray-Foam Basement Insulation? When the interior walls of an unfinished basement have been insulated with Icynene (or a similar spray-foam insulation), can the foam be left exposed, or does it have to be covered by a noncombustible material? Read more

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Patching Icynene Insulation

Q: What is the best material to use to patch Icynene spray foam insulation? Sometimes it’s necessary to remove a substantial amount of the stuff after it has been installed. Read more

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New England Update
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New-Tech Tools and Materials

A survey of new tools, products, and materials that can increase productivity and profit on your next job. Read more

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New England Update
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Letters

Spray foam defended, CO detectors Read more

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Eight-Penny News

New low-density spray foam insulation, ADA seminars offered, buying lumber on the Internet Read more

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