IBS Interview: Ty Pennington talks spray foam insulation

Feb. 4, 2015

After using spray foam insulation on a number of home renovation projects, TV's Ty Pennington talked about the benefits of a well insulated home.

ProudGreenHome.com talked with Ty at the Lapolla Industries booth at the International Builders' Show, where the conversation ranged over many building science topics, along with Doug Kramer, president and CEO of Lapolla.

Read about a project fromABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition that used spray foam insulation.

Pennington talked about the benefits of spray foam insulation, which can maximize a homeowners investment by sealing the building envelope to stop conditioned indoor air from escaping and prevent unconditioned air from entering a home. Air exchange in and out of a home is a leading cause of escalated energy bills. The mechanical systems that heat and cool buildings are continuously operating; reducing extreme temperature variations saves on the overuse of mechanical systems and leads to lower energy bills.

Read more about home insulation.


Topics: Going Green, Healthy Homes, Indoor Air Quality, Insulation, Sustainable Products, Trade Show


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