Anthony Naimo

  • Making sense of energy and environmental housing programs and ratings

    Making sense of energy and environmental housing programs and ratings

    The following blog post was written by Paul Duffy, VP Engineering Icynene for Construction Canada magazine.    Are you confused by the proliferation of Energy Efficiency and Environmentally...

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  • How Insulation Helps with Home Energy Efficiency

    How Insulation Helps with Home Energy Efficiency

    Want a comfortable home and manageable utility bills? Who doesn’t it! The problem is that air leaks can occur from any of dozens of cracks and gaps in a home. Custom home builders know that any...

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  • Icynene named "Leading Manufacturer Partner" of 2017

    Icynene named "Leading Manufacturer Partner" of 2017

    Icynene has been recognized by Builder Partnerships as one of its Leading Manufacturer Partners of 2017. The recognition was given during Builder Partnerships’ 13th Annual Networking Reception at...

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  • Ultra-cohesive open-cell spray foam innovations unveiled by Icynene

    Ultra-cohesive open-cell spray foam innovations unveiled by Icynene

    Icynene has introduced two new spray foam light density innovations for the US market - Icynene Classic Ultra and Icynene Classic Ultra Select. Both new innovations can be used in residential and...

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  • Understanding extreme weather events and how to prepare your home

    Understanding extreme weather events and how to prepare your home

    Extreme weather events can cause serious damage to homes. The damage can be extensive and expensive to repair. Prepare your home for future extreme weather events such as hurricanes by installing...

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  • After the Storm: Insulating Your Home from Future Floods and Contamination

    The following post was written in conjunction with Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center in an effort to raise awareness of about asbestos in older homes/construction and what new insulation...

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  • After the Storm: Insulating Your Home from Future Floods and Contamination

    After the Storm: Insulating Your Home from Future Floods and Contamination

    The following post was written in conjunction with Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center in an effort to raise awareness of about asbestos in older homes/construction and what new insulation...

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  • After the Storm: Insulating Your Home from Future Floods and Contamination

    After the Storm: Insulating Your Home from Future Floods and Contamination

    The following post was written in conjunction with Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center in an effort to raise awareness of about asbestos in older homes/construction and what new insulation...

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  • Extreme Weather Events - How to Repair & Prepare following flooding and hurricanes

    Extreme Weather Events - How to Repair & Prepare following flooding and hurricanes

    Extreme weather events can cause serious damage. Damage to homes can be extensive and expensive to repair. Prepare your home for future hurricanes and flooding with spray foam insulation like Icynene.

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  • Can foam insulation be used on electrical wiring? Tips for electrical professionals and electricians.

    Can foam insulation be used on electrical wiring? Tips for electrical professionals and electricians.

    In the last few years, spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation has rapidly been gaining popularity as a premium insulation product for the construction market. Sprayed foam insulation is...

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  • Can foam insulation be used on electrical wiring? Tips for electrical professionals and electricians.

    Can foam insulation be used on electrical wiring? Tips for electrical professionals and electricians.

    In the last few years, spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation has rapidly been gaining popularity as a premium insulation product for the construction market. Sprayed foam insulation is...

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  • Can foam insulation be used on electrical wiring? Tips for electrical professionals and electricians.

    Can foam insulation be used on electrical wiring? Tips for electrical professionals and electricians.

    In the last few years, spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation has rapidly been gaining popularity as a premium insulation product for the construction market. Sprayed foam insulation is...

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  • Understanding Ice Dams: Causes and Solutions

    Understanding Ice Dams: Causes and Solutions

    While homeowners in some states across the southern United States  experience flooding and hurricanes, and the devastation that follows, those in northern states as well as Canada contend with...

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  • Understanding Ice Dams: Causes and Solutions

    Understanding Ice Dams: Causes and Solutions

    While homeowners in some states across the southern United States  experience flooding and hurricanes, and the devastation that follows, those in northern states as well as Canada contend with...

    Read Article
  • Understanding Ice Dams: Causes and Solutions

    Understanding Ice Dams: Causes and Solutions

    While homeowners in some states across the southern United States  experience flooding and hurricanes, and the devastation that follows, those in northern states as well as Canada contend with...

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  • Want to participate in energy efficiency programs but worried about air tightness tests? Read on.

    Want to participate in energy efficiency programs but worried about air tightness tests? Read on.

    You have probably heard the horror stories — a builder commits to building a super energy efficient house. Maybe it’s going to be Energy Star rated, or maybe it’s R-2000, or maybe it’s something...

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  • Want to participate in energy efficiency programs but worried about air tightness tests? Read on.

    Want to participate in energy efficiency programs but worried about air tightness tests? Read on.

    You have probably heard the horror stories — a builder commits to building a super energy efficient house. Maybe it’s going to be Energy Star rated, or maybe it’s R-2000, or maybe it’s something...

    Read Article
  • Want to participate in energy efficiency programs but worried about air tightness tests? Read on.

    Want to participate in energy efficiency programs but worried about air tightness tests? Read on.

    You have probably heard the horror stories — a builder commits to building a super energy efficient house. Maybe it’s going to be Energy Star rated, or maybe it’s R-2000, or maybe it’s something...

    Read Article
  • Spray foam insulation and post-flooding repairs of masonry veneer walls

    Spray foam insulation and post-flooding repairs of masonry veneer walls

    In the aftermath of flooding resulting from a hurricane or extreme weather event, repair work will typically include  full or partial removal of saturated and/or damaged interior finishes,...

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  • Opteon™ 1100 from Chemours awarded 2017 Polyurethane Innovation Award

    Opteon™ 1100 from Chemours awarded 2017 Polyurethane Innovation Award

    The following announcement was made on October 4th 2017 by Chemours Company. The Opteon™ 1100 blowing agent is featured in Icynene's HFO spray foam that was recently used in the BoxPark project in...

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