We already looked at how spray foam saves you money by eliminating the need for tear-off of the existing roof system, and how the installation is so quick and easy you save money in labor. Now, let’s look at how the insulation properties of spray foam can save you even more money.
What is R-Value?
To truly understand the insulation performance of spray foam, it’s important to understand how insulators are rated and reviewed. There is something called R-value, which is defined as “the capacity of an insulating material to resist heat flow. The higher the R-value, the greater the insulating power.” Basically, a material’s ability to resist the transfer of heat. You can read more about R-value here.
Why Does It Matter?
Well, think in terms of your own home. Would you rather spend more money on heating your home because your roof constantly allows heat to exit through the roof? Or would you rather save money on heating your home because you have great insulation in your attic and the heat stays inside? That’s an easy question, and your commercial building should be the same.
If you’ve got a large commercial building, it can be very expensive to keep the whole thing at a comfortable temperature, especially during the high heat of summer or cold of winter. If your hot (or cold, depending on the season) air escapes your building through the roof with ease, you’re going to spend a ton of money trying to keep your building at the right temperature.
How Can Foam Help?
Spray foam can eliminate this waste of time and money by providing better insulation for your building. It’s high R-value means heat cannot simply float right through the roof and escape your building. You stay warmer and save money.
Spray foam provides the highest R-value on the market, meaning it keeps your building warmer than any other material available. This saves you money and keeps everyone in your building comfortable.