What is Icynene® Spray Foam Insulation?
What is Icynene®?
Icynene® is a one-step spray foam insulation and air barrier that insulates and air seals homes and commercial buildings in one step. Icynene® spray foam insulation is guaranteed to last for the life of your home or commercial building. Perfect for environmentally designed structures, we invite you to learn how Icynene® spray foam insulation helps create healthier, more energy-efficient homes and commercial buildings.
What is Icynene® insulation made of?
Icynene® is water-blown spray foam insulation that contains neither toxic chemicals nor harmful elements such as urea formaldehyde, polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) or synthetic blowing agents. It is made from recycled content for the lowest global warming potential.
4 Reasons To Use Icynene
Save money with Icynene®
Icynene® spray foam insulation is a premium product that pays for itself quickly.
Save money on energy bills
Icynene® spray foam insulation can help you save on heating and cooling costs by up to 50% by providing U-value insulation and air sealing.
Reduce heating and A/C size
You may be able to reduce the size of your heating and cooling equipment, saving installation and replacements costs.
Get better payback & resale
Investing in spray foam insulation that can create an air barrier and minimize air leaks reducing energy bills and increasing the value of your home.
Icynene® Reduces Air Pollution
By air sealing your home, you can help block pollutants that can affect your health.
Dust and dirt, mould and moisture, radon, exhaust fumes, and carbon monoxide are reduced by air sealing, minimizing pollution in your home.
Protect against mould growth & reduce dangers of respiratory distress
Minimizing airborne moisture entering your home with Icynene® helps to prevent mould growth that may cause asthma, allergies and more.
Icynene® Reduces Drafts & Noise
Icynene® Reduces Drafts & Noise
A home without spray foam insulation loses enough air each day to fill two blimps.
Avoid hot and cold spots
Seal between heated/cooled living spaces, garages and basements to maintain even temperatures throughout your home.
Icynene® open-cell spray foam can help reduce sound from neighbouring rooms and outdoor noises such as traffic.
Icynene® Protects Your Home
You want your home to last a long time and Icynene® spray foam insulation can help.
Protect against moisture
99% of the moisture that enters the walls of your home is carried in the air. You can reduce the amount of moisture by air sealing it with Icynene®.
Keep pests out
Icynene® spray foam is solid, so it’s difficult for vermin to go through and it doesn’t provide a source of food or a nesting place.
Enhance structural Integrity
Depending on the application and if it’s Icynene® closed or open cell foam, Icynene® can offer extra structural stability unlike other forms of insulation.
Why you need Icynene® Spray Foam Insulation
- Lower your energy bill
- Environmentally friendly
- Prevents air leakage
- Reduces mould and condensation
- Prevent airborne pollutants and allergens
- Sound-proofing qualities
- Fully tested by the BBA
- Suitable for new and existing buildings
- Increase the value of your home
- Improves damp
- No harmful gases
- Completely air tight
Two Types of Icynene® to Match Your Insulation Needs
Icynene Open Cell Spray Foam
Icynene® open cell insulation is most suited to residential buildings. It is a softer foam for internal, loft, roof and wall insulation. The building can breathe naturally due to its open cell structure and it will permit long term creep or seasonal movements of buildings.
- More effective at sound-proofing
- Improved thermal conductivity
- Excellent spray ability for a tidy application
- AMICA recommended
- R value is around 3.6 per inch
Icynene Closed Cell Spray Foam
Icynene® closed cell insulation is more suitable for commercial/industrial buildings. It is a rigid foam with a closed cell structure, making it ideal for flooring, external and ceiling applications. Promises improved energy efficiency, indoor air quality and structural integrity.
- Can be sprayed in temperatures as low as -10C
- R value is around 6.0 per inch
- No pressurized drums or gas loss when a drum is opened
- No PBDEs (harmful fire-retardant chemicals)