Does Foam Insulation Belong in Green Buildings? 13 Reasons It Probably Doesn’t

See on Scoop.itGreen Energy Technologies & Development

Architect Ken Levenson starts a series that is positively damning.

Duane Tilden‘s insight:

I have seen new materials developed and installed in other situations which ultimately fail as they have yet to undergo the test of real life conditions and are poorly installed. 

 

Ideally prepared test samples which manufacturer’s base data and promotional materials can be misleading regarding performance in the field.  Temperature and humidity at time of installation may play an important factor in the performance of the material over time as an example.

 

 

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