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Building Genius presents architects, commercial builders and production builders with an insight into the spray foam insulation and building industries across the United States and Canada.

  • Insulating the underside of roofs - making the case for the Unvented Attic Assembly

    Insulating the underside of roofs - making the case for the Unvented Attic Assembly

    This article was originally written for Construction Specifier magazine. Written by John Broniek, Senior Engineer Manager, Icynene. The quest for greater energy efficiency in buildings has led to...

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  • Insulating the underside of roofs - making the case for the Unvented Attic Assembly

    Insulating the underside of roofs - making the case for the Unvented Attic Assembly

    This article was originally written for Construction Specifier magazine. Written by John Broniek, Senior Engineer Manager, Icynene. The quest for greater energy efficiency in buildings has led to...

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  • Ultra cohesive spray foamed insulation innovations - understanding the value

    Ultra cohesive spray foamed insulation innovations - understanding the value

    Earlier this year, Icynene unveiled its latest spray foamed insulation product innovations. Icynene Classic Ultra and Icynene Classic Ultra Select offer incredible cohesion.  Plus, in a first for...

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  • Ultra cohesive spray foamed insulation innovations - understanding the value

    Ultra cohesive spray foamed insulation innovations - understanding the value

    Earlier this year, Icynene unveiled its latest spray foamed insulation product innovations. Icynene Classic Ultra and Icynene Classic Ultra Select offer incredible cohesion.  Plus, in a first for...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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...

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