Polyisocyanurate


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Polyisocyanurate

Type of rigid foam insulation used in above-grade walls and roofs, typically with a foil facing on both sides. This kind of insulation was made with ozone-depleting HCFC-141b blowing agent, but manufacturers have switched to ozone-safe hydrocarbons.
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After the tank box has been built, the inside is lined with 2-inch polyisocyanurate rigid foam board insulation, and then the single piece of EPDM rubber lining is installed.
Metal-salt complexes include Curithane 52 and 97 for controlled reaction of polyisocyanurate foams.
Group 3: In the last four homes, they didn't install the R-19 insulation, but instead put 2 inches of R-13 foil-faced polyisocyanurate foam on the crawlspace walls.
The SIPS in the fourth house, which contain pentane-blown polyisocyanurate insulation, minimize damage by moisture and, combined with integrated window wall panels, reduce losses of inside air already heated or cooled to comfortable living temperatures.
All of Kingspan's LPCB approved products are manufactured using the Kingspan Insulation Nilflam technology, a trademarked set of formulations based on polyisocyanurate (PIR) manufacturing processes, which is a prime factor behind the exceptional performance of these rigid urethane flat roof insulation products.
and Canada reports on the use of extruded polystyrene (XEPS) foam sheathing and polyisocyanurate foam (PIR) as exterior insulation and finds that the highly efficient insulation system saves Canadians approximately $728 million every year in energy costs and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 3 million tonnes per year - the equivalent of burning 300 million gallons of gasoline.
TRYMER brand insulation is a rigid polyisocyanurate foam with a 180-day k-factor of 0.
4 R-Value when compared with extruded, breaks easily, retains moisture, flammable also needs to be covered with fire rated sheathing) * Polyurethane or polyisocyanurate (similar 6.
The Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook was commissioned by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy and supported by the generous contributions of the following BCSE members: American Gas Association, American Wind Energy Association, Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing, First Solar, Ingersoll Rand, Johnson Controls, North American Insulation Manufacturers Association, Northern California Power Agency, Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Sempra Energy and Solar Turbines.
The insulation was made of polyisocyanurate (PIR); rigid plastic foam sandwiched between two sheets of aluminium foil to create 15cm-thick boards.