Spray Foam Facts

I recently came across a brochure from the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance, and it had some interesting facts and figures I thought I’d share with you. Spray foam roofing leads the charge in energy efficiency Environmental awareness and the bottom line don’t need to be at odds. Building managers and roofing contractors are looking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also to keep energy costs low. The solution is energy efficiency, and spray foam roofing is a great way to ensure it! Spray foam roofs and solar panels go hand in hand, both generating energy and saving it. Spray foam roofing and insulation is also an ideal way to achieve a Zero Net Energy building. Spray foam solves problems like …

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Can birds damage spray foam roofs?

Can birds damage spray foam roofs?

Many clients tell us they’ve heard that birds can damage a spray foam roof. Is it true, they ask, and how does it happen? Yes, bird damage on spray foam roofs does occur, but it’s rare, easily repaired, and can be prevented.  It’s even more rare (almost non-existent) with our Cozifoam roofs. Here’s the scoop. Bird-damaged spray foam roofs usually have a number of things in common: They are very close to fast food outlets or other restaurants, They are one of the higher roofs in the area, They have as a top coating a low-quality or very thin hybrid polyurea, or a silicone or other coating that has a very low tensile strength. (Tensile strength refers to the resistance …

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