Here is a job we did down near the Ellsworth area. This person had a very efficiently build house on a lake. The lake was extremely windy. Adding the air barrier material was essential in creating a comfortable living and heating environment. We used Icynene Classic Plus. We catherdralized the roof deck so they could use the whole interior as living space. We also sprayed the daylight basement.
Here are just a couple pictures of a recent job that we did in Portland, Maine. You can see how well the foam fills this fairly complex framing structure. This customer decided to use insulated panels on the wall and spray the roof deck with Icynene. Please let us know if you have any special applications for foam that you would like us to discuss. We have a large amount of pictures and there is a good chance that if it can be done then we have done it. We are happy to answer any questions you have through this blog or by phone call.
This picture shows a hybrid system with Icynene open cell in the walls and Sips panels in the Roof. This is a great system if you are building post and beam houses or you really want to preserve the existing roof in an old building like these.
These pictures show the steep incline of the road down to the camp. These pictures just don’t do the hill justice. We actually had to be pushed out by an excavator!
These Pictures show the two cottages that were sprayed.
On this job we decided to do a hybrid system. We sprayed our open cell foam to the attic floor. Then we sprayed the walls with closed cell. We did this because this is a metal building. The closed cell offers the rigidity and low vapor permeable material needed for metal buildings. However we were able to spray open cell to the attic floor which provided our customer with decent savings on the project because our open cell is less expensive.
This is a large Retro-Fit that we did on Islesboro, Maine. We sprayed the attic and sealed all of the mechanicals into the heated space. This should cut their heating bills drastically.
This picture is taken before we sprayed.
This picture was taken after we sprayed.
When insulating your heating pipes like this it is important to keep your domestic water separated for your heated water. Otherwise you may not have any cold water to drink!
This Job proved to be very interesting because the owner of the building had a 50 sail boat directly in the middle of the spray area!! We used our construction experience and general know-how to create a safe, well covered, and practical solution. We don’t like to take chances. Especially with a high valued items like this sail boat.
On this job we cathedralized the building envelope by spraying our open cell foam directly the the roof deck. This helps to expand the living space and reduce wasted space.
As part of creating a totally sealed building envelope, we suggest using canned spray foam around all of the windows and doors. We suggest a few different kinds in our DIY section if you feel like doing it your self.