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Closed cell spray foam insulation

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LA girl, thanks for your question.
We try to use sustainable and green products to build our houses as much as it is possible. You just have to understand that it is hard to determine if spray foam insulation is not a sustainable option. I agree, it is not the most sustainable option, but it is a good one.

Closed cell foam insulation provides resilience and efficiency benefits, and recently we start seeing more greener and efficient options on the market, like soybean-based spray foam or castor oil-based Icynene.

Due to an indefinite lifespan of spray foam, you don’t have to worry about replacement – ever. Closed cell foam bonds with surfaces and will remain snug in its place unlike other types of insulation.

Imagine, how much energy will be saved over the lifespan of a resilient house if you use closed cell foam insulation. That is where you see real benefits. If you are off grid, you will have to spend much less on solar panels and battery storage, saving essential resources. If your house is connected to the grid, by the time the energy will be delivered to you about 73% will be lost. And without great insulation, you will have to use much more of that energy.

I believe that foam insulation is actually very green and sustainable option for those who want to protect the environment and use resources wisely.

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