SilverGlo rigid foam insulation is perfect for use as an air barrier AND thermal barrier.
Rigid foam insulation may not be as popular as cellulose or fiberglass, but there are loyal followers. It's great for wall insulation and other applications.
Rigid foam boards are perfect for a variety of needs. Regardless of which type you choose, they have the same advantage. They will stop air leakage when sealed with tape, and they won't absorb water nor get moldy.
Rigid foam panels come in two sizes: 2ft x 8ft and 4ft x 8ft. They are light & can be cut with a knife. They also have variations in width and thickness
Rigid foam insulation is mostly the best solution for covering brick walls, as it is glued onto the bricks with adhesive. Nails can then be used to secure it to the walls.
Fireproofing is vital when it comes to foam; otherwise, the insulation properties will deteriorate. Regardless, fire safety laws dictate that it must be included with building materials. The thermal barrier fire assurances provide for increases your building's energy efficiency.
Polyiso is the most efficient rigid insulation material, providing up to R-6 per inch. The price of polyiso foam is more expensive than other types but it's worth it because it's so efficient. It also comes with a radiant barrier reflective foil on both sides for application.
XPS rigid foam has two colors - blue or pink. It has an R-value of about 5 per inch and a smooth plastic surface.
EPS offers an R-value of around R-3.8 per inch and is much more affordable than other materials. In addition, EPS is much more versatile in terms of thickness, which gives it a leg up when compared to other similar products.
By using Foam Board, you can increase the air barrier and make your home more comfortable and energy-efficient. Give Spray Foam Insulation Today a call today to learn about other insulation products and get a free estimate!