what is icynene spray foam insulation?

The Icynene insulation system is a series of soft, flexible spray foam products that delivers up to 50% greater energy savings when compared to conventional insulation products. Icynene is perfect for underfloor, roof, internal wall injection behind plasterboard and lath & plaster insulation. It is also perfect for sound reduction, eradicating condensation and more. When […]

How long has icynene spray foam insulation been on the market?

Icynene Spray Foam Insulation was founded in Canada in 1986 and we are proud to say it’s now established as the “Market leader in Spray Foam Insulation”. It has been in the UK for over twelve years. Icynene is currently being installed in 28 different countries with over half a million homes and buildings now […]

What are the benefits of icynene spray foam insulation?

Icynene spray foam insulation is now recognised as “The Market Leading Spray Foam Insulation in the World ” providing solutions for many homes and has more certifications, endorsement and approvals than any other spray foam product. The main benefits are: can increase the EPC efficiency of your home, makes your home warmer in the winter […]

Why should i use icynene spray foam insulation rather than conventional insulation?

We all know that buildings expand and contract due to environmental conditions like changes in temperature. Traditional insulation materials cannot adapt to this structural movement without causing air leakage. The flexible nature of Icynene spray foam insulation allows the foam to expand and contract as your building does every year throughout the different seasons, maintaining […]

Does icynene spray foam have british board of agreement testing?

Yes. Icynene Spray Foam Insulation is the only foam on the market to have achieved BBA, ETA and BDA Certifications and has been successfully tested and certified for applications directly to the underside of breathable and non-breathable roof membranes and felts. It has received BBA Certification for this application. Icynene absorbs the lowest amount of […]

How eco friendly is icynene spray foam insulation?

Icynene Spray Foam Insulation has a Global Warming potential of 1 and an Ozone depletion of zero. That means that Icynene is extremely Eco-friendly. It’s water-based, don’t forget, with no volatile organic chemicals, HCFCs, HFAs, HFCs or formaldehyde so it’s completely safe as well as being good for the environment.

How fire retardant is icynene spray foam insulation?

Icynene does not propagate flame but it can’t be classed as non-flammable because if there is something next to it that is on fire, it will burn. For Icynene to continue to burn on its own it needs an oxygen index of 23%, but there’s only 20.8% in the atmosphere. Unlike regular insulation board, which […]

Is Icynene safe?

Yes. Icynene contains no harmful agents, no volatile organic chemicals, HCFCs, HFAs, HFCs or formaldehyde. It’s completely safe. If Icynene was a dangerous product we would not hold extensive BBA, European and worldwide certifications for residential applications. All of Icynene’s products are CE marked and are REACH compliant. When the two components of icynene come […]