InsulSmart™ is a shaving-cream like foam that can be used to fill in cracks and gaps during the insulation process. It can be used in virtually any structure including older homes and can flow around solid pipes and electrical equipment to fill all crevasses. Once all the gaps are filled it expands to become a solid. It can be used in existing homes, new homes or under-insulated homes to reduce energy bills up to 50%. InsulSmart Foam™ has no CFC’s or VOC’s and is safe for your family and the environment.
Download PDF fact sheet: Inject-A-Seal R foam insulation
BASF Spray Foam
Polyurethane spray foam is a versatile material that is available in a variety of physical properties and densities. There are two types of spray foam- open and closed cell.
Closed cell is among the most efficient of insulating materials. Closed-cell incorporated insulating gas that is retained within the cells. This type is known for to be an air barrier, for having a low permeability, and to be water resistant. Closed cell foams have strong characteristics and can double or triple a wall strength when applied.
Open cell provides a more economical yield because foam density is related to yield and it comes in lower densities. This foam is more permeable to moisture vapor but can be controlled during application. This type is also incredibly effective as a sound barrier. Open cell has a soft, spongy appearance.
Knauf EcoBatt® doesn’t look like your typical insulation. EcoBatt® is the next generation of insulation representing a high level of sustainability with its natural brown color. The brown color was developed from ECOSE™ technology, revolutionary after five years of research. This is made from sand and other recycled organic materials instead of petroleum-based chemicals. It does not contain the formaldehyde or dyes found in traditional fiberglass insulation. EcoBatt® delivers exceptional quality and durability along with high sustainability.
More information on their website: Knauf Ecobatt
Knauf Jetstream® is an unbonded fibrous glass blowing insulation designed with thermal and coverage handing properties. This insulation is your solution for filling in gaps, sidewalls, or small spaces in attics and ceilings. The handling characteristics allow the insulation to create a thermal barrier against outside air trapping air in to regulate temperature. It is easy to install and blows fast and smooth. It also is non-combustible, non-corrosive and will not rot or mold.
More information on their website: Knauf Jetstream
BIBS (Blow-In-Blanket System)
The Blow-In-Blanket System was been around for more than 20 years. This is a state of the art insulation system that uses virgin fiberglass insulation (no additives, binding agents, or chemicals) to provide seamless insulation to ceilings, floors, and walls. This system utilizes a hose and nozzle to blow loose fiberglass into the cavity behind mesh netting and attach it to the studs. BIBS is made from recycled materials, meets LEED credits and also has a GreenGuard certification. In addition to the sustainability factor, BIBS provides quality sound control, protection from moisture, and reduces air infiltration.
Watch an informational video on the process: BIBS Video
EcoSeal™ is a water-based elastomeric (elastic substance) sealant. It dries to a tough but flexible film to form a barrier. It can be used to seal any gaps including exterior walls, attics, and floors. It is easy to use and can be cleaned with water. EcoSeal™ can also be used as a system for optimum results.
Step 1: Air seal walls with EcoSeal™
Step 2: Insulate attic with Jet Stream® Ultra Blowing Insulation
Step 3: Properly insulate walls with Jet Stream® or EcoBatt®
More information on their website: Ecoseal