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Insulation

Benefits to SPF Insulation Systems

Greater R-Value and Better Air Barrier

Independent studies have shown that closed cell spray polyurethhan foam is a better insulator and air barrier per square inch than other types of insulation. Better than:

Roofing Systems

Benefits to SPF Roofing Systems

  SPRAY FOAM ROOF TAR AND GRAVEL (BUR) ROOF
Seamless Yes No
Easily Maintained Yes No
Airtight Yes No
Lateral Water Travel No Yes
Requires Flashing No Yes
Compare the savings - Example of Foam Application Energy Savings
YEAR #/BLDGS SQ FT CONSTRUCTION COST ANNUAL SAVINGS PAYBACK
1980 7 61,568 $164,214 $76,055 2 1/3 yrs
1981 4 75,670 $184,304 $16,532 7 1/2 yrs
1982 3 44,280 126,400 $31,144 3 1/3 yrs
1983 8 163,516 $414,135 $74,048 4 1/2 yrs
1984 5 248,500 $805,346 $129,681 4 1/2 yrs
Total 27 593,529 $1,694,399 $327,460 4 1/2 yrs

The chart above is based on a study performed by Gerald Scott, Director of Energy, A&M University in the '80's demonstrating the energy cost savings and payback over 5 years. BASF brochure summarizing theTexas A&M study.