When you're building or simply renovating your office or commercial space, it's important to be as informed as possible before going ahead with any big decisions. The insulation in your business makes a huge difference to the way you enjoy your space, if your insulation isn't keeping up to the task then you can begin suffering from things like higher utility bills (in order to heat or cool your space in compensation for the leaking heat or cool), poor sound insulation and moisture/mold growth that can end up costing you thousands in repair. Don't take the risk and jump with blind faith when you're organizing your insulation, we have listed some of the benefits to spray foam and are able to answer any of your questions so that you can make an informed decision.
Open Cell and Closed Cell
The most important step moving forward is working out if you're building requires open celled or closed celled spray foam – despite being similar in composition they are a world apart and make a huge difference to the overall outcome of the insulative properties of your office space. If you're in a cooler climate where the aim is generally to keep the heat in, closed-cell spray foam is ideal as it minimizes moisture build-up and heat loss with its compact cell structure. Open-cell, however, has a more open cell structure that helps to prevent heat coming in and "breathes", giving a natural filtration system for your office. Our experts are able to sit down with you and discuss your needs, assessing the climate in your area and any other structural needs that can be met with your insulation.
There's no arguing with the benefits of improving your insulation, having the air conditioning or heating system on less means your HVAC system isn't wearing itself out during summer and your electricity bill is kept at a minimum. Often the benefit that isn't thought about until your insulation has been installed is the reduction in noise pollution. If you're in an office environment, not a lot of people will realize the effect noise pollution has on productivity and the overall happiness you feel sitting behind a desk, with better insulation the sound coming through the walls is reduced and you notice a drastic change of environment that your workers will appreciate.
Ease of Application
So you want an upgrade of insulation, but you aren't sold on spray foam? The moment you see the process of regular insulation installation, you'll quickly realize the benefit of spray foam. As an employer that wants to keep your business running as smoothly as possible, seeing people rip the walls down in order to install solid foam can be daunting, spray foam installs quickly and easily, keeping the disruption to your business at a minimum.
Removing the existing insulation from the walls in your business space isn't a fun job, and isn't something you want to have to tackle on your own. Our contractors can take of the job for you ahead of having spray foam installed.