The cost of spray foam insulation can sound daunting to many homeowners especially when compared to cheaper alternatives like Fiberglass Insulation. While fiberglass can be significantly cheaper is also way less effective and not as energy efficient especially in the extremely cold conditions that are common to Vermont winters. Here is our list of the […]
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Spray foam insulation is developed from 2 types of composite material, polyurethane and isocyanate. When combined, the 2 materials chemically react to expand and harden. During the insulation process, the 2 materials are sprayed at the same time from the tip of a spray foam gun allowing them to expand and form a protective layer […]
A Vision for New Construction The Williston Passive Solar Home was constructed by Building Energy for a family desiring a highly efficient home. It received a 5+ Star Rating from ENERGY STAR and was the most efficient home in Vermont that has been rated. It is a 3000 square foot home, complete with highly efficient […]