Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Green Learning Center Insulated With Spray Foam

Tutor Time of Melville, New York is bringing the lessons of sustainability to life – providing excellence in early education and child care in an innovative green learning environment. The building is the first child care facility in New York to fully utilize geothermal heating and cooling to operate on solar electricity with an expected Gold Standard LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. To regulate air quality, the building "envelope" has been sealed with spray foam for tight insulation. Fresh air is brought in through high-density filters in the building's energy recovery ventilators, supported by carbon dioxidesensors, to help provide a comfortable environment. Read more.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Sunshine Canyon Self-Sufficient Home

"Consistent and efficient heating is powered by a geothermal heat pump drilled into the granite mountainside, and is coupled with a concrete floor to absorb energy from the sun. Spray foam insulation creates an airtight envelope, and an eight KW ground-mounted PV array supplies enough power to nearly offset all electricity use." Read all of the architect's notes at

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Company creates homes from recycled metal shipping containers

A company that turns metal shipping containers into ready-to-move-in homes has begun a limited run of its first model. Although most people think steel containers would be awfully hot in the summer, Montainers use spray-foam insulation and air-conditioning units to mitigate the heat. “They are really airtight and energy-efficient,” Collins said. An added benefit for eco-conscious buyers is that the home is recycled. Read the entire article at

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Spray Foam to Surpass Fiberglass by 2016

US demand for insulation is forecast to rise 7.8% annually to $8.9 billion in 2016. Advances will be stimulated by a rebound in building construction expenditures from a depressed 2011 base. Further growth will be fueled by changes in building codes and continuing consumer interest in reducing energy consumption and utility bills. Homeowners and building owners will add or upgrade insulation to achieve these goals. Read more at

Thermal Contractors is an Insulation contractor serving south Georgia and north Florida. Thermal Contractors specializes in tailored insulation solutions for residential and commercial buildings. Call (866) 721-FOAM today and find out how you can make money by adding foam insulation to your home or business!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

New Industry Approvals Give Icynene a Unique Advantage with Fire Safety

Exclusive engineering approvals for Icynene Classic Max and Icynene Classic Plus broaden Icynene's ignition barrier free spray foam portfolio. Advanced testing by leading spray foam insulation manufacturer Icynene, in collaboration with professional engineering evaluation group, DrJ Engineering, has broadened the organization's already industry leading fire approvals to be the first to include reduced foam requirements, structural integrity of trusses and the addition of Icynene Classic Plus™ to new and existing approvals.

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